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Title The social psychology of good and evil / edited by Arthur G. Miller.
Imprint New York : Guilford Press, c2004.

Subject Aggressiveness.
Helping behavior.
Good and evil.
Social psychology -- Research.
Alt Name Miller, Arthur G., 1940-
Description xiv, 498 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction and overview / Arthur G. Miller -- Conceptual perspectives on good and evil -- A situationist perspective on the psychology of evil: understanding how good people are transformed into perpetrators / Philip G. Zimbardo -- Basic human needs, altruism, and aggression / Ervin Staub -- Four roots of evil / Roy F. Baumeister and Kathleen D. Vohs -- The evolution of evil / Joshua D. Duntley and David M. Buss -- Harming others: contexts, causes, and implications -- What's in a category? Responsibility, intent, and the avoidability of bias against outgroups / Susan T. Fiske -- Contemporary racial bias: when good people do bad things / John F. Dovidio, Samuel L. Gaertner, Jason A. Nier, Kerry Kawakami, and Gordon Hodson -- Violent evil and the general aggression model / Craig A. Anderson and Nicholas L. Carnagey --
What can the milgram obedience experiments tell us about the Holocaust?: generalizing from the social psychology laboratory / Arthur G. Miller -- Conceptualizing sexual violence: socially acceptable coercion and other controversies / Charlene L. Muehlenhard and Zoƫ D. Peterson -- The self-concept in relation to good and evil acts -- The pursuit of self-esteem: implications for good and evil / Jennifer Crocker, Shawna J. Lee, and Lora E. Park -- The many faces of lies / Bella M. DePaulo -- A moral emotional perspective on evil persons and evil deeds / June Price Tangney and Jeff Stuewig -- The possibilities for kindness -- Benefits and liabilities of empathy-induced altruism / C. Daniel Batson, Nadia Ahmad, and E.L. Stocks -- Empathy-related responding: moral, social, and socialization correlates / Nancy Eisenberg, Carlos Valiente, and Claire Champion -- Social support and behavior toward others: some paradoxes and some directions / Thomas Ashby Wills and Jody A. Resko -- Sacrificing time and effort for the good of others: the benefits and costs of volunteerism / Mark Snyder, Allen M. Omoto, and James J. Lindsay -- Reducing hostility and building compassion: lessons from the jigsaw classroom / Elliot Aronson.
ISBN 157230989X (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC # 53183295