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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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Galatzer-Levy Snippet view – He sketches a conceptual framework for the many influences on one group’s desire to harm another and within this framework, considers four historical examples of genocide. Staub is a world renowned expert on the psychology of mass murder and genocide. Want to Read saving….

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

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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. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Perpetrators and Perpetration of Rootw Violence. Soviet Foreign Policy Throughout, he is concerned with the roots of caring and the psychology of heroic helpers.