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The Aftermath of Genocide: Psychological Perspectives

The Aftermath of Genocide: Psychological Perspectives

Johanna Ray Vollhardt (Editor), Michal Bilewicz (Editor), Sheri R. Levy (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-69156-4

Apr 2013, Wiley-Blackwell

207 pages

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The issue explores psychological consequences of past genocide. It uses a multiplicity of
theoretical approaches to understand how historical genocide affects current
intergroup relations and psychological well-being.

INTRODUCTION
After the Genocide: Psychological Perspectives on Victim, Bystander, and Perpetrator Groups
Johanna Ray Vollhardt and Michal Bilewicz

SECTION I: SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES ON PROCESSES AMONG PERPETRATOR GROUPS

National Narrative and Social Psychological Influences in Turks’ Denial of the Mass Killings of Armenians as Genocide
Rezarta Bilali

Moral Immemorial: The Rarity of Self-Criticism for Previous Generations’ Genocide or Mass Violence
Colin Wayne Leach, Fouad Bou Zeineddine, and Sabina Cehajic-Clancy

Thou Shall Not Kill . . . Your Brother: Victim–Perpetrator Cultural Closeness and Moral Disapproval of Polish Atrocities against Jews after the Holocaust
Miroslaw Kofta and Patrycja Slawuta

When the Past is Far from Dead: How Ongoing Consequences of Genocides Committed by the Ingroup Impact Collective Guilt
Roland Imhoff, Michael J. A. Wohl, and Hans-Peter Erb

SECTION II: CLINICAL PERSPECTIVES ON HEALING AMONG VICTIM GROUPS

Child Survivors of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide and Trauma-Related Affect
Suzanne Kaplan

Restoring Self in Community: Collective Approaches to Psychological Trauma after Genocide
Laurie Anne Pearlman

SECTION III: SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES ON PROCESSES AMONG VICTIM GROUPS

The “Never Again” State of Israel: The Emergence of the Holocaust as a Core Feature of Israeli Identity and Its Four Incongruent Voices
Yechiel Klar, Noa Shori-Eyal, and Yonat Klar

“Crime against Humanity” or “Crime against Jews”? Acknowledgment in Construals of the Holocaust and Its Importance for Intergroup Relations
Johanna Ray Vollhardt

SECTION IV: PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS FOR INTERVENTION AND PREVENTION

Reconciliation through the Righteous: The Narratives of Heroic Helpers as a Fulfillment of Emotional Needs in Polish–Jewish Intergroup Contact
Michal Bilewicz and Manana Jaworska

A World without Genocide: Prevention, Reconciliation, and the Creation of Peaceful Societies
Ervin Staub

COMMENTARY ON THE ISSUE
The Aftermath of Genocide: History as a Proximal Cause
Peter Glick and Elizabeth Levy Paluck