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The Resource Evil and human agency : understanding collective evildoing, Arne Johan Vetlesen

Evil and human agency : understanding collective evildoing, Arne Johan Vetlesen

Label
Evil and human agency : understanding collective evildoing
Title
Evil and human agency
Title remainder
understanding collective evildoing
Statement of responsibility
Arne Johan Vetlesen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Professor Vetlesen investigates why and in what sort of circumstances evil desire arises, and how it is channeled, or exploited into collective evildoing. A philosophical approach combined with a sociological and psychological one is brought to bear on the Holocaust and ethnic cleansing in the former Yugoslavia. Provocative and original
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vetlesen, Arne Johan
Dewey number
170
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1401
LC item number
.V48 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge cultural social studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Good and evil
  • Collective behavior
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Collective behavior
  • Good and evil
  • Handlung
  • Das Böse
Label
Evil and human agency : understanding collective evildoing, Arne Johan Vetlesen
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-309) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; A note on the cover image; Introduction; 1 The ordinariness of modern evildoers: a critique of Zygmunt Bauman's Modernity and the Holocaust; 2 Hannah Arendt on conscience and the 'banality' of evil; 3 The psycho-logic of wanting to hurt others: An assessment of C. Fred Alford's work on evil; 4 The logic and practice of collective evil: 'ethnic cleansing' in Bosnia; 5 Responses to collective evil; 6 A political postscript: globalization and the discontents of the self; References; Index
Control code
67765460
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 313 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511137723
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)67765460
Label
Evil and human agency : understanding collective evildoing, Arne Johan Vetlesen
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-309) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; A note on the cover image; Introduction; 1 The ordinariness of modern evildoers: a critique of Zygmunt Bauman's Modernity and the Holocaust; 2 Hannah Arendt on conscience and the 'banality' of evil; 3 The psycho-logic of wanting to hurt others: An assessment of C. Fred Alford's work on evil; 4 The logic and practice of collective evil: 'ethnic cleansing' in Bosnia; 5 Responses to collective evil; 6 A political postscript: globalization and the discontents of the self; References; Index
Control code
67765460
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 313 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511137723
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)67765460

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