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Hitler's Army: Soldiers, Nazis, and War in the Third Reich

Omer Bartov

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195079036
eISBN:
9780199854455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195079036.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This study shows that the Wehrmacht was systematically involved in atrocities against the civilian population on the Eastern Front. Including quotes from letters, diaries, and military reports, this ... More


New Religious Movements, Countermovements, Moral Panics, and the Media

James T. Richardson and Massimo Introvigne

in Teaching New Religious Movements

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195177299
eISBN:
9780199785537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177299.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the development of New Religious Movements (NRMs) in the West, as well as countermovements that were designed to exert control over such movements. Such opposing movements ... More


The Dynamics of Movement Membership: Joining and Leaving New Religious Movements

Stuart A. Wright

in Teaching New Religious Movements

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195177299
eISBN:
9780199785537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177299.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines two dimensions of conversion/affiliation: the cultural and social structural factors affecting NRM growth; and conversion processes and models. The second section explores the ... More


Education or Indoctrination?: Conservative Female Activism in the Los Angeles Public Schools

Michelle M. Nickerson

in Mothers of Conservatism: Women and the Postwar Right

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691121840
eISBN:
9781400842209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691121840.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on a series of educational battles in the early 1950s that reveal the step-by-step process of how political ideas germinated in the fabric of women's everyday lives. Starting ... More


The Structure of the Soul

Richard Swinburne

in The Evolution of the Soul

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198236986
eISBN:
9780191598593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198236980.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The belief‐desire set of every soul is necessarily an integrated one in the sense that each belief and desire requires many other beliefs and desires to give it meaning and justification. Some ... More


Cold War Captives: Imprisonment, Escape, and Brainwashing

Susan Carruthers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257306
eISBN:
9780520944794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257306.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This provocative history of early Cold War America recreates a time when World War III seemed imminent. Headlines were dominated by stories of Soviet slave laborers, brainwashed prisoners in Korea, ... More


Prisoners of Pavlov: Korean War Captivity and the Brainwashing Scare

Susan L. Carruthers

in Cold War Captives: Imprisonment, Escape, and Brainwashing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257306
eISBN:
9780520944794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257306.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the American prisoners who chose not to accept repatriation after the Korean War. Overlooking a long history of unredeemed captives refusing to rejoin their Euro-American ... More


Ethical Dilemmas

Alan Burton and Tim O'sullivan

in The Cinema of Basil Dearden and Michael Relph

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748632893
eISBN:
9780748671144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632893.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In many of their films Dearden and Relph sought to dramatise ethical dilemmas and contradictions which they identified as characteristic of post-war British society. This chapter explores four films, ... More


Brainwashed!

Timothy Melley

in The Covert Sphere: Secrecy, Fiction, and the National Security State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451232
eISBN:
9780801465918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451232.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter looks at the brainwashing discourse. Brainwashing—a theme of countless novels and films, congressional hearings, and government research projects—has been a persistent vehicle through ... More


A False Father Found: Malvo Meets John Muhammad

Carmeta Albarus and Jonathan H. Mack

in The Making of Lee Boyd Malvo: The D.C. Sniper

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231143110
eISBN:
9780231512688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231143110.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter describes the first meeting between Lee Boyd Malvo and John Muhammad, his perceived “hero” father figure. It was during the early days of October 2000 that Malvo first encountered John ... More


Guilty Minds in Washed Brains?: Manipulation Cases and the Limits of Neuroscientific Excuses in Liberal Legal Orders

Christoph Bublitz and Reinhard Merkel

in Neuroscience and Legal Responsibility

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199925605
eISBN:
9780199332939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925605.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Among the worrisome aspects of neuroscience is that the increasing knowledge about neuronal and mental processes as well as new tools to intervene into brains and minds in order to modify thoughts ... More


Guantánamo’s Catch-22: The Uncertain Interrogation Subject

Rebecca Lemov

in Modes of Uncertainty: Anthropological Cases

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226257075
eISBN:
9780226257242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226257242.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter explores how the United States' detention center at Guantanamo Bay (GBDC) has created a situation in which over one hundred fifty remaining detainees, most held for more than a decade ... More


Name, Rank, and Serial Number: Exploiting Korean War POWs at Home and Abroad

Charles S. Young

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195183481
eISBN:
9780199344796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183481.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Military History

Prisoners returning home from the Korean War were treated differently than after other conflicts. The Army complained that they collaborated with the enemy and succumbed easily to brainwashing ... More


Religion and Violence in Japan: The Case of Aum Shinrikyo

Martin Repp

in Violence and New Religious Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735631
eISBN:
9780199894512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735631.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter investigates violent acts committed by the new religious movement Aum Shinrikyo during the 1980s and 1990s. Most studies portray Aum Shinrikyo’s development from the hindsight of the ... More


Enemies of Freedom

Scott Selisker

in Human Programming: Brainwashing, Automatons, and American Unfreedom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816699872
eISBN:
9781452955285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699872.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The introduction uses the news story of John Walker Lindh, who was described as in 2002 “brainwashed” in news media, to give a historical and aesthetic background to automatism as a means of ... More


The Brainwashing Dilemma: Atrocity Reports Undermine Punishment

Charles S. Young

in Name, Rank, and Serial Number: Exploiting Korean War POWs at Home and Abroad

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195183481
eISBN:
9780199344796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183481.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Military History

After the Korean War Washington launched a publicity campaign at home and abroad accusing the communists of war crimes against prisoners, including brainwashing. The Operations Coordinating Board ... More


Prosecutions Rile the Nation

Charles S. Young

in Name, Rank, and Serial Number: Exploiting Korean War POWs at Home and Abroad

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195183481
eISBN:
9780199344796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183481.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Military History

Prosecutions of collaborators was unpopular because the public believed the men had been tortured and brainwashed. It was also considered unfair that only the Army made indictments when Navy and Air ... More


The Failure of Chinese Indoctrination

Charles S. Young

in Name, Rank, and Serial Number: Exploiting Korean War POWs at Home and Abroad

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195183481
eISBN:
9780199344796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183481.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Military History

American POWs initially acquiesced to the Chinese political education classes. However, since the Chinese sought genuine converts, they had to engage in give and take; there was no actual ... More


Home to Cheers and Jeers

Charles S. Young

in Name, Rank, and Serial Number: Exploiting Korean War POWs at Home and Abroad

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195183481
eISBN:
9780199344796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183481.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Military History

American POWs returned to a charged environment. Scandal had preceded them when a small group of prisoners were released four months early in Operation Little Switch. Some had reportedly been ... More


Suffering from Contingencies

Michael E. Staub

in Madness Is Civilization: When the Diagnosis Was Social, 1948–1980

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226771472
eISBN:
9780226771496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226771496.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In his 1961 book Asylums, Erving Goffman focuses on nameless, faceless inmates confined in a mental hospital that has morally and therapeutically failed them, suffering from circumstances over which ... More


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