Minding Evil: Explorations of Human Iniquity

Minding Evil: Explorations of Human Iniquity

by Brill



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789042016781
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 12/28/2005
Series: At the Interface / Probing the Boundaries Series , #23
Pages: 281
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Groups, Activism, and the Tools of Ethnic Cleansing
Frank FAULKNER and Graeme R. GOLDSWORTHY: No Place Like Home: The Role of Landmines in Ethnic Cleansing in the Twentieth Century
Mark BURGESS, Neil FERGUSON, and Ian HOLLYWOOD: A Social Psychology of Defiance: From Discontent to Action
Haijing DAI: Dichotomous Thinking and Culture of Destruction: Revisiting Youth Activism in China during the May Fourth Period
Part II: Laws, Prisons, and Damaged People
Samuel H. PILLSBURY: Speaking the Language of Evil
Diana MEDLICOTT: The Unbearable Brutality of Being: Casual Cruelty in Prison and What This Tells Us About Who We Really Are
Wayne CRISTAUDO: Damage: A Logic of Evil
Part III: Evil and the Arts
Ted TURNAU: Jack Be Nimble, Jack Be Quick: Reflections on the Necessary Evils of 24
Vera B. PROFIT: The Devil’s Footprints: The Case of Dr. Emmenberger in Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s Der Verdacht
Elizabeth MCCARTHY: The Evil of Creation: The Destructive Aesthetic in the Figure of the Romantic Artist
Part IV: Evil, Despair, and Distorted Realities
Margaret SÖNSER BREEN: The Evils of [Same] Sex: The U.S. Gay Marriage Debate
Annette PANKRATZ: Inside Out and Outside In: Constructions of Evil in Contemporary British Drama
Karen D. HOFFMAN: Evil and Despairing Individuals: A Kierkegaardian Account
Part V: Individuals, Groups, and Evil Actions
Gideon CALDER: Relationality and Evil: Judging Bystanders
Stephen RILEY: Harm and Transgression in International Criminal Justice
William Andrew MYERS: Individual and Collective Responsibility for Wrongs of the Past
Notes on Contributors

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews