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The genocide contagion : how we commit and confront holocaust and genocide

Author: Israel W Charny
Publisher: Lanham ; Boulder ; New York ; London : Rowman et Littlefield, [2016]
Series: Studies in genocide: religion, history, and human rights
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In The Genocide Contagion, esteemed scholar of genocide Israel W. Charny asks uncomfortable questions about what allows people to participate in genocide-either directly or indirectly. Charny draws  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Charny, Israel W., author. Genocide contagion. Lanham .
Rowman et Littlefield, [2016]
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Israel W Charny
ISBN: 9781442254350 1442254351
OCLC Number: 957706229
Awards: Winner of Spirituality & Practice Awards - The Best Spiritual Books of 2016.
Description: viii, 244 Seiten.
Contents: 1.Who Are We Human Beings? How Do Ordinary People Commit Violence? 2.The Foundations of Evil in Human Nature 3.Exaggerated Self-Defense, Exaggerated Power, and Dehumanization 4."Just Like Everyone Else": Conformity and the Lure of the Golden Calf 5.SS Footsteps: Putting on the Uniforms of Camp Guards and Sacrificing Others 6."I Did Nothing Wrong": Denial and Improper Management of Emotions 7.Summing Up: Who Are We and What Will Become of Us? Independent Study: Learning Exercises about How We Cause Harm and Protect Life Appendix: Studies on Israeli Willingness to Commit Evil Notes Bibliography Index
Series Title: Studies in genocide: religion, history, and human rights
Other Titles: G'enosaid
Responsibility: Israel W. Charny.

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Genocide is not a 'thing of the past.' It's happening in war zones around the world and is hinted at in political speeches by right-wing ideologues. That's why this eye-opening book is so important. Read more...

 
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The Genocide Contagion is particularly valuable because the learning exercises and independent studies provide an engaging counterpoint to victim narratives (important though these obviously are too), and students have repeatedly...
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