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Learning to Live Together: Preventing Hatred and Violence in Child and Adolescent Development

David A. Hamburg and Beatrix A. Hamburg

Abstract

With a view to deepening our understanding of sources of hatred and prejudice, this book uses a developmental and evolutionary perspective to explore and explain the process by which our beliefs are conveyed to the youngest members of society. Discussing the psychological obstacles to peaceful relations between groups, the authors focus on the developmental processes by which we can work to diminish ethnocentrism, prejudice, and hatred, which children learn from a very early age. Until now, scholarship and practice in international relations have gravely neglected crucial psychological aspects ... More

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Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780195157796
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195157796.001.0001

Authors

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David A. Hamburg, author

Beatrix A. Hamburg, author

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