A sense of self-perceived collective victimhood in intractable conflicts*

  title={A sense of self-perceived collective victimhood in intractable conflicts*},
  author={Daniel Bar-Tal and Lily Chernyak-Hai and Noa Schori and Ayelet Gundar},
  journal={International Review of the Red Cross},
  pages={229 - 258}
Abstract A sense of self-perceived collective victimhood emerges as a major theme in the ethos of conflict of societies involved in intractable conflict and is a fundamental part of the collective memory of the conflict. This sense is defined as a mindset shared by group members that results from a perceived intentional harm with severe consequences, inflicted on the collective by another group. This harm is viewed as undeserved, unjust and immoral, and one that the group could not prevent. The… 
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