Abu Ghraib: A Social Psychology Perspective Research Paper by The Research Group

Abu Ghraib: A Social Psychology Perspective
This paper looks at social psychology as the cause for abuse of prisoners in Abu Ghraib.
# 74200 | 3,600 words | 10 sources | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in Sociology (General) , Psychology (General)


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This paper looks at the abuse of prisoners in Abu Ghraib. The writer discusses how social psychology may have made inevitable what happened between the prisoners and the soldiers at Abu Ghraib .

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"Currently several military trails are going on following the revelation of abuse of Iraqi prisoners in Abu Ghraib prison. For example, Reserve Sgt. Gary Pittman went on trial for his involvement in the assault of an Iraqi POW, who later died. This paper examines the facts that led to this and other abuses at Abu Ghraib from the perspective of social psychology, in order to ask the question: Could social psychology have predicted ... "

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Abu Ghraib: A Social Psychology Perspective (2004, December 01) Retrieved December 08, 2021, from https://www.academon.com/research-paper/abu-ghraib-a-social-psychology-perspective-74200/

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"Abu Ghraib: A Social Psychology Perspective" 01 December 2004. Web. 08 December. 2021. <https://www.academon.com/research-paper/abu-ghraib-a-social-psychology-perspective-74200/>

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