Abram de Swaan, “The Killing Compartments: The Mentality of Mass Murder” (Yale UP, 2015)

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For a couple of decades, scholars have moved toward a broad consensus that context, rather than ideology, is most important in pushing ordinary men and women to participate in mass murder. The “situationist paradigm,” as Abram de Swaan labels this,…

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