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

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Public Safety Canada Library

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HV 6515 W35 2002

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-309) and index.

Description

xx, 316 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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Contents

1. The nature of extraodinary human evil: "Nits make lice." -- 2. Killers of conviction: groups, ideology, and extraordinary human evil: Dovey's story. -- 3. The "mad Nazi": psychopathology, personality, and extraordinary human evil: the massacre at Babi Yar. -- 4. The dead end of demonization: the invasion of Dili. -- 5. Beyond demonization: a model of how ordinary people commit genocide and mass killing: the Tonle Sap massacre. -- 6. Cultural construction of worldview: who are the killers? Death of a Guatemalan village. -- 7. Psychological construction of the "other": social death of the victims. -- 8. Social construction of cruelty: the power of the situation: the "safe area" of Srebenica.

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