Collective Guilt: International Perspectives

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Nyla B. Branscombe, Nyla R. Branscombe, Bertjan Doosje
Cambridge University Press, Sep 6, 2004 - Political Science - 339 pages
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Emotion can result from interpreting group actions as reflecting on the self due to an association between the two. This text considers the nature of collective guilt, the conditions necessary for it to be experienced, how it can be measured, & how it differs from other group based emotions.
 

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Contents

International Perspectives on the Experience of Collective
3
What It Is and What
16
Predicting Support
56
Gender Inequality and the Intensity of Mens Collective Guilt
75
Consequences of National Ingroup Identification
95
Implications
148
Collective Guilt National Identity and Political Processes
169
Social
193
Theoretical
216
The Role of Guilt and Other
262
Importance of Social Categorization for Forgiveness
284
Individual versus Group Rights in Western Philosophy
309
Index
335
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About the author (2004)

Nyla R. Branscombe is Professor of Psychology at University of Kansas. She is well known in the field of Intergroup Relations, with more than 75 articles and chapters published. She has been co-recipient of several major research awards from the Society of Personality and Social Psychology and the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues.

Bertjan Doosje is Senior Lecturer at University of Amsterdam. His research has focused on group identification and its consequences for intergroup judgements. He currently serves on two journal editorial boards. He was co-recipient (with Branscombe) of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Otto Kleinberg award for Intercultural and Int. Relations prize in 1999.

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