In search of a genocidal frame: Preliminary evidence from the Holocaust and the Rwandan genocide

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dc.contributor.author Armoudian, M en
dc.date.accessioned 2019-10-08T08:54:37Z en
dc.date.issued 2018-12-25 en
dc.identifier.issn 1750-6360 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/48476 en
dc.description.abstract Research on genocide has provided a rich background of common structural, ideological and psychological antecedents that culminate in the attempted annihilation of a specific ethnic or religious group. Integrating the literature on framing, genocide, emotions and social psychology, this article first presents the concept of a master ‘genocidal frame’ and preliminary evidence from two modern-day genocides, Rwanda and Nazi Germany, where it located common themes in genocidal communication. Secondly, it suggests that the genocidal frame’s five themes together are used as an effort to persuade the countries’ ‘own’ people that annihilating ‘the others’ is necessary for the ‘greater good’. Finally, the author embeds this framing into three bodies of literature to preliminarily theorize how a genocidal frame, whether communicated interpersonally or institutionally, may interact with other conditions to help shape the psychological antecedents of genocide – negative emotions, cognitions and group psychology. en
dc.publisher SAGE Publications en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Media, War and Conflict en
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dc.title In search of a genocidal frame: Preliminary evidence from the Holocaust and the Rwandan genocide en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1177/1750635218810927 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The author en
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pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 777090 en
pubs.org-id Arts en
pubs.org-id Social Sciences en
pubs.org-id Politics & International Relations en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2019-07-24 en


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