9. Humanizing Others Without Normalizing Harm

The Role of Human Concepts and Categories in Intergroup Reconciliation and Forgiveness

  1. Kai J. Jonas3 and
  2. Thomas A. Morton4
  1. Thomas A. Morton4,
  2. Matthew J. Hornsey1 and
  3. Tom Postmes2

Published Online: 8 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118347683.ch9

Restoring Civil Societies: The Psychology of Intervention and Engagement Following Crisis

Restoring Civil Societies: The Psychology of Intervention and Engagement Following Crisis

How to Cite

Morton, T. A., Hornsey, M. J. and Postmes, T. (2012) Humanizing Others Without Normalizing Harm, in Restoring Civil Societies: The Psychology of Intervention and Engagement Following Crisis (eds K. J. Jonas and T. A. Morton), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118347683.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Göttingen, Germany

  2. 4

    University of Exeter, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Queensland, Australia

  2. 2

    University of Groningen, The Netherlands

  3. 4

    University of Exeter, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 AUG 2012

Book Series:

  1. Social Issues and Interventions

Book Series Editors:

  1. Marilynn B. Brewer

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470671436

Online ISBN: 9781118347683

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Keywords:

  • humanizing others, without normalizing harm;
  • harm committed by oneself/or one's group against others;
  • resolving two sides of humanity;
  • concepts of humanity, harm/injustice/and responses;
  • claims to humanity, being to feel authentic;
  • threats to ingroup morality, a need for resolving;
  • negative images of human nature, indifference to wrongdoings;
  • reconciliation/forgiveness, acknowledging the harm done

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Recognizing the Humanity We Share

  • Our Humanity or Yours?

  • Resolving the Two Sides of Humanity

  • Conclusion

  • References