The psychology of genocide, massacres, and extreme violence: why "normal" people come to commit atrocities

Historical background of massacre : the crusades and the concept of "holy war" to rationalize violence -- 20th century genocides : focused extinction of a people versus extreme aggression as an instrument of control -- Genocide : Armenia, the Holomodor, Cambodia , Rwanda, the killing field...

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Main Author: Dutton, Donald G.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Westport, Conn. [u.a.] Praeger Security International 2007
Edition:1. publ.
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Summary:Historical background of massacre : the crusades and the concept of "holy war" to rationalize violence -- 20th century genocides : focused extinction of a people versus extreme aggression as an instrument of control -- Genocide : Armenia, the Holomodor, Cambodia , Rwanda, the killing fields Bosnia -- The Holocaust -- Massacres : the rape of Nanking , My Lai, El Mozote, and Sand Creek -- Lynchings -- Prison riots -- Societal transitions -- Individual transitions to evil -- Forensics of war -- Individual differences in susceptibility to transition
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. [159]-190) and index
Physical Description:XII, 199 S. 25 cm
ISBN:0275990001
9780275990008