Becoming Evil: How Ordinary People Commit Genocide and Mass Killing*

Steve K Baum

Abstract


It used to be that if you wanted to examine the psychology of genocidal thinking, there were only a handful of writers from which to choose. Over the last decade solid psychological examinations have been offered by Erving Staub and Neil Kressel. Now there is a third, and this newest contender can be proud as his is the most comprehensive work offering the best understanding of why we as a species hate so effectively.

Keywords


Hate, crime, evil

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