ERVIN STAUB studied in Budapest, Vienna, at the University of Minnesota, and received his doctorate at Stanford University. He is Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, with a prior appointment at Harvard, and visiting appointments at Stanford, the University of Hawaii, and The London School of Economics and Political Science. He has conducted research on the social, personality, and developmental origins and correlates of helping and altruism, and has written a two-volume book entitled Positive Social Behavior and Morality. A more recent focus of his work is group violence, explored at length in his book, The Roots of Evil: The Origins of Genocide and Other Group Violence.
Moral Exclusion, Personal Goal Theory, and Extreme Destructiveness
Article first published online: 14 APR 2010
1990 The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
Journal of Social Issues
Volume 46, Issue 1, pages 47–64, Spring 1990
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Staub, E. (1990), Moral Exclusion, Personal Goal Theory, and Extreme Destructiveness. Journal of Social Issues, 46: 47–64. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-4560.1990.tb00271.x
- Issue published online: 14 APR 2010
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