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Of Mind and Murder: Toward a More Comprehensive Psychology of the Holocaust

George R. Mastroianni
Format
Book
Published
New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, [2019]
Language
English
ISBN
9780190638238, 0190638230
Summary
"Of Mind and Murder traces the history of psychological attempts to understand the Holocaust and critically assesses the existing literature. As the dominance of the situationist interpretation of the psychology of the Holocaust popularized by Milgram wanes, Of Mind and Murder suggests some possible paths forward to a new psychology of the Holocaust"--
Contents
  • What was the Holocaust?
  • The Holocaust: a brief history of psychological explanation
  • Matters of method: issues and problems in the psychological study of the Holocaust
  • Clinical/abnormal perspectives
  • Personality
  • Learning and conditioning
  • Cognition and memory
  • Age and development
  • Social psychology
  • In the aftermath
  • Psychology, context, and the risk of genocide: Japanese evacuation and confinement
  • The psychology of the Holocaust in perspective.
Description
xxxi, 418 pages ; 25 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
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