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Title The social psychology of good and evil / edited by Arthur G. Miller.
Imprint New York : The Guilford Press, [2016]
Edition Second edition.

Subject Aggressiveness.
Helping behavior.
Good and evil.
Social psychology -- Research.
Alt Name Miller, Arthur G., 1940-
Description xvii, 542 pages ; 24 cm
Edition Second edition.
Note "Revised edition of The social psychology of good and evil, 2004"--C.I.P.
Summary "This timely, accessible reference and text addresses some of the most fundamental questions about human behavior, such as what causes racism and prejudice and why good people do bad things. Leading authorities present state-of-the-science theoretical and empirical work. Essential themes include the complex interaction of individual, societal, and situational factors underpinning good or evil behavior; the role of moral emotions, unconscious bias, and the self-concept; issues of responsibility and motivation; and how technology and globalization have enabled newer forms of threat and harm. New to This Edition *Many new authors; extensively revised with the latest theory and research. *Section on group perspectives, with chapters on bystanders to emergencies, remembering historical victimization, organizational dynamics, and globalization and terrorism. *Chapters on free will, conscious versus unconscious processes, media violence, dehumanization, genocide, and sexual violence. *Chapters on false moral superiority, compassionate goals in relationships, and moral emotions in incarcerated offenders"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Introduction and overview / Arthur G. Miller -- Part I. Conceptual perspectives on good and evil. 2. The evolution of good and evil / Joshua D. Duntley and David M. Buss ; 3. Free will evolved for morality and culture / Andrew E. Monroe, Kathleen D. Vohs, and Roy F. Baumeister ; 4. Categories, intent, and harm / Susan T. Fiske -- 5. "The devil made me do it": The deification of consciousness and the demonization of the unconscious / John A. Bargh -- Part II. Harming others: contexts, causes, and implications. 6. Racism among the well intentioned: bias without awareness /John F. Dovidio, Samuel L. Gaertner, and Adam R. Pearson ; 7. Understanding media violence effects / Sara Prot, Craig A. Anderson, Muniba Saleem, Christopher L. Groves, and Johnie J. Allen ; 8. How dehumanization promotes harm / Nick Haslam and Steve Loughnan ; 9. The social psychology of genocide and mass atrocities /Johanna Ray Vollhardt and Maggie Campbell-Obaid ; 10. Why are the Milgram experiments still so extraordinarily famous... and controversial? / Arthur G. Miller ; 11. A social interaction approach to objectification: implications for the social-psychological study of sexual violence / Sarah J. Gervais -- Part III. The self-concept in relation to good and evil acts. 12. False moral superiority / David Dunning ; 13. Making relationship partners good: a model of the interpersonal consequences of compassionate goals / Jennifer Crocker and Amy Canevello ; 14. Evil persons or evil deeds?: what we've learned about incarcerated offenders / June P. Tangney, Dan V. Blalock, Johanna B. Folk, and Jeffrey Stuewig ; 15. Dishonesty explained: what leads people to act immorally / Francesca Gino and Dan Ariely -- Part IV. Group perspectives on good and evil. 16. Bystanders and emergencies: why understanding group processes Is key to promoting prosocial behavior / Mark Levine and Neil Wilson ; 17. Remembering historical victimization: potential for intergroup conflict escalation and conflict reduction / Nyla R. Branscombe, Michael J.A. Wohl, and Ruth H. Warner ; 18. Organizations matter / Arthur P. Brief and Kristin Smith-Crowe ; 19. Globalization and terrorism: the primacy of collective processes / Fathali M. Moghaddam, Victoria Heckenlaible, Madeleine Blackman, Sarah Fasano, and Daniel J. Dufour -- Part V. The possibilities for kindness. 20. Benefits and liabilities of empathy-induced altruism: a contemporary review / C. Daniel Batson, Nadia Y. Ahmad, and E.L. Stocks ; 21. Volunteerism: multiple perspectives on benefits and costs / Mark Snyder, Allen M. Omoto, and Patrick C. Dwyer ; 22. The psychology of heroism: extraordinary champions of humanity in an unforgiving world / Zeno E. Franco and Philip G. Zimbardo.
ISBN 9781462525393 paperback ; acid-free paper
1462525393 paperback ; acid-free paper
9781462525409 hardcover
1462525407 hardcover
OCLC # 939245059