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The Resource Becoming evil : how ordinary people commit genocide and mass killing, James Waller

Becoming evil : how ordinary people commit genocide and mass killing, James Waller

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Becoming evil : how ordinary people commit genocide and mass killing
Title
Becoming evil
Title remainder
how ordinary people commit genocide and mass killing
Statement of responsibility
James Waller
Title variation
Becoming evil
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1961-
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Waller, James
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Genocide
  • Social psychology
Label
Becoming evil : how ordinary people commit genocide and mass killing, James Waller
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-309) and index
Contents
pt. 1. What are the origins of extraordinary human evil? -- A place called Mauthausen -- The nature of extraordinary human evil -- "Nits make lice" -- Killers of conviction: groups, ideology, and extraordinary evil -- Dovey's story -- The "mad Nazi": psychopathology, personality, and extraordinary evil -- The massacre at Babi Yar -- The dead end of demonization -- The invasion Dili -- pt. 2. Beyond demonization: how ordinary people commit extraordinary evil -- A model of extraordinary human evil -- What is the nature of human nature? Our ancestral shadow -- The Tonle Sap massacre -- Who are the killers? Identities of the perpetrators -- Death of a Guatemalan village -- What is the immediate social context? A culture of cruelty -- The church of Ntamara -- Who is the "other"? Social death of the victims -- The "safe area" of Srebrenica -- pt. 3. What have we learned and why does it matter? -- Can we be delivered from extraordinary evil?
Control code
49704682
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xx, 316 p.
Isbn
9780195148688
Lccn
2002070404
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Label
Becoming evil : how ordinary people commit genocide and mass killing, James Waller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-309) and index
Contents
pt. 1. What are the origins of extraordinary human evil? -- A place called Mauthausen -- The nature of extraordinary human evil -- "Nits make lice" -- Killers of conviction: groups, ideology, and extraordinary evil -- Dovey's story -- The "mad Nazi": psychopathology, personality, and extraordinary evil -- The massacre at Babi Yar -- The dead end of demonization -- The invasion Dili -- pt. 2. Beyond demonization: how ordinary people commit extraordinary evil -- A model of extraordinary human evil -- What is the nature of human nature? Our ancestral shadow -- The Tonle Sap massacre -- Who are the killers? Identities of the perpetrators -- Death of a Guatemalan village -- What is the immediate social context? A culture of cruelty -- The church of Ntamara -- Who is the "other"? Social death of the victims -- The "safe area" of Srebrenica -- pt. 3. What have we learned and why does it matter? -- Can we be delivered from extraordinary evil?
Control code
49704682
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xx, 316 p.
Isbn
9780195148688
Lccn
2002070404
Other physical details
ill.

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