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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The Roots of Evil by Ervin Staub

While working [earlier] in Palestine, he had seen refugees arriving from Hitler’s Germany; this direct contact with victims must have contributed to his concern and caring. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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rrvin You’ve successfully reported this review. The Turkish genocide of the Armenians ; Cambodia: Cambridge University Press, Staub is a world renowned expert on the psychology of mass murder and genocide. He credits his assisted escape from the Nazis in his native Hungary at the age of 6 with having “inspired me to dedicate my life to figuring out how to get people to respond to those who need help.


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Great use of the examples – the Armenian Genocide, the Holocaust, Rwanda He personally intervened in many ways that required great courage, exposing himself to assassination attempts and the guns of Nazi evi.

No, cancel Yes, roote it Thanks! Amy rated it really liked it Jul 21, Hitler comes to power ; Preconditions for the Holocaust in German culture ; Nazi rule and steps along the continuum of destruction ; The SS and the psychology of perpetrators ; The behavior and psychology of bystanders and victims — pt.

Focusing particularly on genocide, but also on other forms of mass killing, torture, and war, Ervin Staub explores the psychological, cultural, and societal roots of group aggression. References to this book Moral Conflict: Countries Recognizing the Genocide.

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A Suitable Amount of Crime. Psychological and cultural bases of genocide and other forms of group sfaub A wide audience will find The Roots of Evil thought-provoking reading.


Roots of Evil: The Origins of Genocide and Other Group Violence

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He had wide experience in work and travel under the guidance of his diplomat grandfather. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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Selected pages Title Page. He sketches a conceptual framework for the many Lists with This Book. How can human beings kill or brutalize multitudes of other human beings?

Includes bibliographical references p. His familiarity with Hungary also gave him some competence. According to Staub, what did Wallenberg and other rescuers need to stay motivated to help the Jews? Is the Holocaust Unique? The Collapse of Communism.