Violent Accounts: Understanding the Psychology of Perpetrators through South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Violent Accounts: Understanding the Psychology of Perpetrators through South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Author: 
Kraft, Robert N.
Place: 
New York
Publisher: 
New York University Press
Phys descriptions: 
xi, 201p.
Date published: 
2016
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ISBN: 
978-1-47982160-0
Bar code: 
1038057
Call No: 
327.56(680) KRA
Abstract: 

This text presents a compelling study of how ordinary people commit extraordinary acts of violence and how perpetrators and victims manage in the aftermath. Grounded in extensive, qualitative analysis of perpetrator testimony, the volume reveals the individual experiences of perpetrators as well as general patterns of influence that lead to collective violence.

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Date created: 
Tuesday, April 17, 2018