The Aftermath of Genocide: Psychological Perspectives, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118691563
  • ISBN-13: 9781118691564
  • DDC: 304.663
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 619 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The impact of historical genocide and mass violence on current social andpolitical issues cannot be underestimated, and it is shaped by psychologicalreactions among members of former victim, bystander, and perpetrator groups.The aim of this issue is to highlight the role that psychology has to play inexplaining intergroup relations, policies, and other social issues shaped bygenocidal pasts. This issue brings together perspectives from varioussubdisciplines in psychology (primarily social and clinical psychology) tobetter understand the consequences of genocide. The articles cover a wide rangeof methods, theoretical approaches, as well as geographical and sociopoliticalcontexts.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
1: After the Genocide: Psychological Perspectives on Victim, Bystander, and Perpetrator Groups.
2: National Narrative and Social Psychological Influences in Turks' Denial of the Mass Killings of Armenians as Genocide.
3: Moral Immemorial: The Rarity of Self-Criticism for Previous Generations' Genocide or Mass Violence.
4: Thou Shall Not Kill … Your Brother: Victim–Perpetrator Cultural Closeness and Moral Disapproval of Polish Atrocities against Jews after the Holocaust.
5: When the Past Is Far from Dead: How Ongoing Consequences of Genocides Committed by the Ingroup Impact Collective Guilt.
6: Child Survivors of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide and Trauma-Related Affect.
7: Restoring Self in Community: Collective Approaches to Psychological Trauma after Genocide.
8: The “Never Again” State of Israel: The Emergence of the Holocaust as a Core Feature of Israeli Identity and Its Four Incongruent Voices.
9: “Crime against Humanity” or “Crime against Jews”? Acknowledgment in Construals of the Holocaust and Its Importance for Intergroup Relations.
10: Reconciliation through the Righteous: The Narratives of Heroic Helpers as a Fulfillment of Emotional Needs in Polish–Jewish Intergroup Contact.
11: A World Without Genocide: Prevention, Reconciliation, and the Creation of Peaceful Societies.
12: The Aftermath of Genocide: History as a Proximal Cause.