Human Killing Machines: Systematic Indoctrination in Iran, Nazi Germany, Al Qaeda, and Abu Ghraib
By: Adam Lankford (author)Hardback
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Human Killing Machines offers a comparative analysis of the indoctrination methods used to produce violence in the famous Milgram and Zimbardo psychological experiments, as well as Iran, Nazi Germany, Al Qaeda, and Abu Ghraib. Based on these findings, specific policy recommendations are made for how we can begin to reform the U.S. military and increase its accountability, shake Al Qaeda terrorists' commitment to their missions, and reverse course on Iran to bring the oppressive regime down from the inside.
Adam Lankford is assistant professor of criminal justice at the University of Alabama.
Chapter 1 Human Killing Machines Chapter 2 Strategies of Systematic Indoctrination Chapter 3 Violence in the Lab Chapter 4 Nazi Germany: Blueprints for Genocide Chapter 5 Al Qaeda: Terror by Design Chapter 6 Iran: Manufacturing Martyrs Chapter 7 Abu Ghraib: Torture Rationalized Chapter 8 Patterns of Violent Transformation: Comparative Analysis Chapter 9 Dismantling the Machines and Restoring Humanity
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