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怀 e Roots of Helping, Heroic Rescue and Resistance to and the Prevention of Mass Violence: Active Bystandership in Extreme Times and in Building Peaceful Societies

@inproceedings{Staub2014ER,
  title={怀 e Roots of Helping, Heroic Rescue and Resistance to and the Prevention of Mass Violence: Active Bystandership in Extreme Times and in Building Peaceful Societies},
  author={E. Staub},
  year={2014}
}
This chapter explores the personal characteristics of individuals, their immediate circumstances, the larger social situation, and how they join in shaping caring and helpful behavior. The active bystandership this chapter is concerned with includes saving the lives of endangered people as well as actions to inhibit the evolution of extreme violence against groups of people, such as genocide, mass killing, or terrorism. The chapter then considers ways to promote active bystandership to prevent… Expand

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