Glick and Paluck: The Aftermath of Genocide
Tags: papers, conflict and violence
- Social psychologists tend to emphaizie proximal situational causes
- Talks about how victim groups experiece an ambivalent relationship to the past
- Rememberence is often painful
- Holocaust remeberance not only creates solidarity within the group but also strongly motivates the rejection of a continuing victim identity
- Past recession leads to denial and distancing of colonialization, mass violence, and genocide.
- Being told the victim group is currently doing well diminishes collective guilt