The Lucifer Effect by Philip Zimbardo  

Reference List on Evil

Collected by Phil Zimbardo and Kieran O’Connor

Adams, G. B., & Balfour, D. L. (2004). Unmasking Administrative Evil (Revised Edition ed.). Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe.

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Alighieri, D. (2006). The Inferno (J. Ciardi, Trans.). New York: Signet Classics.

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Broz, S. (2004). Good People in an Evil Time: Portraits of Complicity and Resistance in the Bosnian War (E. Elias-Bursac, Trans.). New York: Other Press.

Brunstein, W. (1996). The Logic of Evil: The Social Origins of the Nazi Party, 1925-1933. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Camus, A. (1991). The Plague (S. Gilbert, Trans.). New York: Vintage Books.

Canada, G. (1995). Fist, Stick, Knife, Gun: A Personal History of Violence in America. Boston: Beacon Press.

Cenkner, W. (Ed.) (1997). Evil and the Response of World Religion. St. Paul, MN: Paragon House.

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Cicero, M. T. (1991). On Stoic Good and Evil (M. R. Wright, Trans.). Warminster, England: Aris and Phillips.

Conrad, J. (2000). Heart of Darkness. Orchard Park, New York: Penguin Books.

Conroy, J. (2001). Unspeakable Acts, Ordinary People: The Dynamics of Torture. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Costanzo, M., & Oskamp, S. (1994). Violence and the Law. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Dallaire, R. (2004). Shake Hands with the Devil: The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda. New York: Carroll & Graf.

de Alba, J. (1969). Violence in America: De Tocqueville's America Revisited. Washington, D.C.: Acropolis Books.

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Dow, M. (2004). American Gulag: Inside U.S. Immigration Prisons. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Dray, P. (2003). At the Hands of Persons Unknown: The Lynching of Black America. New York: Modern Library.

Evans, G. R. (1990). Augustine on Evil. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Feitlowitz, M. (1998). A Lexicon of Terror: Argentina and the Legacies of Torture. New York: Oxford University Press.

Foucault, M. (1995). Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison (A. Sheridan, Trans.). New York: Vintage Books.

Frankfurter, D. (2006). Evil Incarnate: Rumors of Demonic Conspiracy and Ritual Abuse in History. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Friedman, L. M. (1993). Crime and Punishment in American History. New York: Basic Books.

Gerzon, M. (1992). A Choice of Heroes: The Changing Faces of American Manhood. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Ginzburg, R. (1996). 100 Years of Lynchings. Baltimore, MD: Black Classic Press.

Goethe, J. W. v. (2001). Faust (W. Arndt, Trans. Norton Critical Edition, 2nd Edition). New York: W.W. Norton.

Golding, W. (1999). Lord of the Flies. New York: Penguin Books.

Gourevitch, P. (1998). We Wish to Inform You that Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda. New York: Picador/ Farrar, Straus, Giroux.

Greenberg, K., & Dratel, J. L. (Eds.) (2005). The Torture Papers: The Road to Abu Ghraib. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Grossman, D. (1996). On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society. Boston: Back Bay Books.

Guinness, O. (2005). Unspeakable: Facing Up to Evil in an Age of Genocide and Terror. San Francisco: Harper.

Hart, W. (2004). Evil: A Primer: A History of a Bad Idea from Beelzebub to Bin Laden. New York: Thomas Dunne Books.

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Hersh, S. M. (1972). Cover-up: The Army's Secret Investigation of the Massacre at My Lai 4.New York: Random House.

Hibbert, C. (2003). The Roots of Evil: A Social History of Crime and Punishment. Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing.

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Huggins, M. K. (1991). Vigilantism and the State in Modern Latin America: Essays on Extralegal Violence. New York: Praeger Publishers.

Huggins, M. K., Haritos-Fatouros, M., & Zimbardo, P. G. (2002). Violence Workers: Police Torturers and Murderers Reconstruct Brazilian Atrocities. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Hughes-Hallett, L. (2004). Heroes: A History of Hero Worship. New York: Anchor.

Innes, B. (1998). The History of Torture. New York: St. Martin's Press.

Kadish, M. R., & Kadish, S.H. (1973). Discretion to Disobey: A Study of Lawful Departures from Legal Rules. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

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Kekes, J. (2007). The Roots of Evil. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press.

Kellaway, J. (2002). The History of Torture and Execution. New York: Lyons Press.

Kelly, H. A. (2006). Satan: A Biography. New York: Cambridge University Press.

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Midgley, M. (2001). Wickedness: A Philosophical Essay. New York: Routledge.

Miles, S. H. (2006). Oath Betrayed: Torture, Medical Complicity, and the War on Terror. New York: Random House.

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Millet, K. (1994). The Politics of Cruelty: An Essay on the Literature of Political Imprisonment. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.

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Morton, A. (2004). On Evil: Thinking in Action. New York: Routledge.

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O'Connor, F. (2006). A Good Man is Hard to Find and Other Stories. Fort Worth, TX: Harcourt College Publishers.

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Shermer, M. (2004). The Science of Good and Evil: Why People Cheat, Gossip, Care, Share, and Follow the Golden Rule. New York: Owl Books/Henry Holt and Co.

Singer, P. (2004). The President of Good and Evil: Questioning the Ethics of George W. Bush. New York: Plume.

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Staub, E. (2003). The Psychology of Good and Evil: Why Children, Adults, and Groups Help and Harm Others. New York: Cambridge University Press.

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Vonnegut, K. J. (1999). Slaughterhouse-Five, or, The Children's Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death. New York: Dial Press.

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Wiesel, E., & de Saint-Cheron, M. (2000). Evil and Exile (J. Rothschild & J. Gladding, Trans.). Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press.

Wiesel, E. (2006). Night. New York: Hill & Wang.

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Ziemer, G. A. (1972). Education for Death, the Making of the Nazi. New York: Octagon Books.

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