Focusing particularly on genocide, Erwin Staub explores the psychology of group aggression. He sketches a conceptual The Roots of Evil: The Origins of Genocide and Other Group Violence. Front Cover. Ervin Staub. Cambridge University. In the excerpt below, psychologist Ervin Staub, who was rescued in Hungary as a child, discusses the psychological and social background of the Swedish. Ervin Staub. University of Massachusetts at Amherst. The focus of this article will be on the origins of evil, in several domains. An important.

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Karen rated it really liked it Jun 24, How to write a great review. How can human beings kill or brutalise multitudes of other human beings? He showed great courage and self-confidence in dealing with Nazi officials, including Root. In Hungary he started to help by creating [the Schutz Pass], impressive from the bureaucratic standpoint but of questionable validity, that gave thousands protection.

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List some of the words Staub uses to describe Wallenberg’s characteristics. Mar 26, Kristina rated it really liked it. Emotions and Mass Atrocity.


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Social and Moral Values. Published Universiteitsbibliotheek Gent Disclaimer. Cambridge University Press, Honestly an amazing and interesting look on the psychology behind what might lie behind the perpetrators of mass atrocities such as genocide.

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Staub, Ervin The Roots of Evil: Want to Read saving…. Such notions as cultural stereotyping and devaluation, societal self-concept, moral exclusion, the need for connection, authority orientation, personal and group goals, “better world” ideologies, justification, and moral equilibrium find a place in his analysis, and he addresses the relevant evidence from the behavioral sciences.

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