The journey of antisemitism: how hate is translated to perpetrator behavior

dc.contributorAdams, Natalie G.
dc.contributorRiches, Daniel
dc.contributorTullett, Alexa M.
dc.contributorMegraw, Richard B.
dc.contributor.advisorJacobs, Steven L.
dc.contributor.authorColburn, Kimberly
dc.contributor.otherUniversity of Alabama Tuscaloosa
dc.descriptionElectronic Thesis or Dissertationen_US
dc.description.abstractThis research takes on the imposing task of discovering the roots of perpetrator violence against the Jewish people within the context of the Holocaust that took place during World War II. By taking an interdisciplinary approach to the consideration of, among other things, the role of Christianity in the persecution of Jews, this research aims to pull together the work of multiple experts in the fields of psychology, sociology, theology, and history in order to garner a fuller understanding of how ordinary people might commit atrocities. While authorities on multiple subjects are considered, this is also a work of original research aimed at finding the commonalities and thematic strains that might exist among those who were, in fact, perpetrators of violence. This research examines the ways in which hate is translated to perpetrator behavior. It analyzes religion, ideology, and nationalism as forms of indoctrination of antisemitic violence in the ordinary person turned concentration camp guard. It follows the stories of 100 men and women who enacted violence against Jews during the years of 1938-1945.en_US
dc.format.extent128 p.
dc.publisherUniversity of Alabama Libraries
dc.relation.hasversionborn digital
dc.relation.ispartofThe University of Alabama Electronic Theses and Dissertations
dc.relation.ispartofThe University of Alabama Libraries Digital Collections
dc.rightsAll rights reserved by the author unless otherwise indicated.en_US
dc.subjectHolocaust studies
dc.titleThe journey of antisemitism: how hate is translated to perpetrator behavioren_US
dc.typetext of Alabama. Department of Interdisciplinary Studies Studies University of Alabama
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