By Victoria M. Esses, Richard A. Vernon
Written via a global group of popular students, this quantity addresses the multitude of things that could bring about the lethal breakdown of ethnic family members. The ebook
вЂў attracts on real-world case reviews, similar to Rwanda, Sudan, and the second one Palestinian Intifada
вЂў Brings jointly unique contributions and theoretical views by way of a crew of specialists in psychology and comparable disciplines comparable to sociology and political technological know-how
вЂў Identifies occasions and approaches which can holiday down inhibitions opposed to violence, and result in mass killings and genocide
вЂў Examines factors that has to be thought of in making experience of earlier acts, and provides feedback for interventions to avoid destiny repetitions
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Justice versus self-interest). To fully understand any particular act of harm, we must know what motives were present in the harmdoer, the relative strength of these motives, and the conditions that aligned the primary motive with harmdoing. Second, acts of extreme harmdoing may be seen as just by the perpetrators, even if the victims and third-party observers do not believe the act is fair. Perhaps the biggest lesson of a social psychological perspective on justice is that we should not ignore the motivational impact of people’s subjective sense of justice and injustice (see Dalbert, 2001; Ross & Miller, 2002).
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We suggested earlier that so long as a victim is seen as human, justice may be one consideration in his or her treatment, and that variations in milder forms of negative identification might predict the relative strength of a justice motive. We propose here that milder forms of negative identification might alternatively influence the degree to which negative (or positive) treatment and outcomes are seen as deserved and fair. In other words, certain forms of perceived dissimilarity and dislike may predict whether negative treatment or harm is seen as deserved, rather than the inapplicability of justice considerations.