The Psychology of Genocide, Massacres, and Extreme Violence: Why "Normal" People Come to Commit Atrocities

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THE PSYCHOLOGY OF
GENOCIDE, MASSACRES,
AND EXTREME
VIOLENCE

Why “Normal” People Come to
Commit Atrocities

Donald G. Dutton

PRAEGER SECURITY INTERNATIONAL
Westport, Connecticut • London

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • 1 - A History of Violence 1
  • 2 - Mass Violence in the Twentieth Century 14
  • 3 - Genocides 27
  • 4 - The Holocaust 38
  • 5 - Military Massacres 62
  • 6 - Lynchings 73
  • 7 - Prison Riots 85
  • 8 - Societal Transitions- The Normative Shifts in Genocide 96
  • 9 - Individual Transitions to Extreme Violence 114
  • 10 - Rape, Serial Killers, and the Forensic Psychology of War 123
  • 11 - Individual Differences in Violent Aggression 134
  • 12 - Final Thoughts 141
  • 13 - Postscript- The Final Summation 152
  • Epilogue 157
  • Notes 159
  • Index 191
  • About the Author 201
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