The Psychology of Demonization: Promoting Acceptance and Reducing Conflict

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Throughout human history, the relationships of individuals and groups have been disrupted by what the authors sum up as "demonization," the attribution of basic destructive qualities to the other or to forces within the self. Demonization results in constant suspicion and blame, a systematic disregard of positive events, pressure to eradicate the putative negative persons or forces, and a growing readiness to engage in escalating conflict. Richly illustrated with 24 case stories, this book explores the psychological ...

The Psychology of Demonization: Promoting Acceptance and Reducing Conflict 2005, Routledge, Mahwah, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780805856668

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The Psychology of Demonization: Promoting Acceptance and Reducing Conflict 2005, Routledge, Mahwah, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780805856651

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