ERIC Number: EJ415959
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Moral Exclusion, Personal Goal Theory, and Extreme Destructiveness.
Journal of Social Issues, v46 n1 p47-64 Spr 1990
Describes how certain motives can combine with the exclusion of people from the moral universe, leading to torture, genocide, and mass killing. Personal goal theory is presented as a framework that guides moral conduct. Discusses the psychological bases of exclusion and inclusion. Discusses the power and obligation of bystanders. (JS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue with the title, "Moral Exclusion and Injustice."