The UC Irvine Libraries support the Chancellor's Distinguished Fellows Series by providing a bibliography of the works of each Fellow. The bibliographies are available in print at the Langson and Science Libraries and at each public event.
2000 - 2001 Series
Patriotism in the Lives of Individuals and Nations. Chicago:
Nelson-Hall, Publishers, 1997. (Co-editor, with Daniel Bar-Tal.)
The Roots of Evil: The Origins of Genocide and Other Group Violence.
New York: Cambridge University Press, 1989.
Social and Moral Values: Individual and Societal Perspectives.
Hillsdale, NY: L. Erlbaum Associates, 1989. (Co-editor, with Nancy
Eisenberg and Janusz Reykowski)
Development and Maintenance of Prosocial Behavior: International
Perspectives on Positive Morality. New York: Plenum Press, 1984.
(Co-editor, with D. Bar-Tal, J. Karylowski and J. Reykowski)
Personality: Basic Aspects and Current Research. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1980. (Editor.)
Positive Social Behavior and Morality. Vol. 1: Personal
and Social Influences. New York: Academic Press, 1978. Call Number:
HM251 .S755 v. 1. Vol. 2: Socialization and Development. New
York: Academic Press, 1979.
Genocide. In Alan E. Kazdin (ed.). Encyclopedia of Psychology. Washington,
D.C.: American Psychological Association, 2000, vol. 3, 469-473.
Unit 7: Aggression. In Mark H. Davis (ed.). Annual Editions: Social Psychology 2000/2001 (4th ed.). Guilford, Conn.: Dushkin/McGraw-Hill, 2000, 148-169. (Co-author)
Bystanders to Genocide; Genocide as a Process (with Israel W. Charny);
Ideology of Genocide (with Israel W. Charny). In Israel W. Charny (ed.). The
Encyclopedia of Genocide. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, 1999,
vol. 1, 127-128; 251-253; v. 2, 347-439.
Preventing Genocide: Activating Bystanders, Helping Victims Heal,
Helping Groups Overcome Hostility. In Levon Chorbajian and George Shirinian
(eds.). Studies in Comparative Genocide. New York: St. Martin's
Predicting Collective Violence: The Psychological and Cultural Roots
of Turning against Others. In Craig Summers and Eric Markusen (eds.). Collective
Violence: Harmful Behavior in Groups and Governments. Lanham, Md.:
Rowman & Littlefield, 1999, -209.
Halting and Preventing Violence: The Role of the Bystanders. In Robert H. Walker (ed.). The Friends of Raoul Wallenberg. 1987-1997. Spring Valley Ranch, Colo.: R. H. Walker, 1998.
Vital New Fields have Emerged. In G. Hunyadi (ed.). Political and Historical Psychology. Budapest: Osiris, 1998.
Early Intervention: Prediction and Action. In Harvey J. Langholtz
(ed.). The Psychology of Peacekeeping. Westport, Conn.: Praeger,
Breaking the Cycle of Genocidal Violence: Healing and Reconciliation.
In John H. Harvey (ed.). Perspectives on Loss: A Sourcebook.
Philadelphia: Brunner/Mazel, 1998, 231-238.
The Psychology of Rescue: Perpetrators, Bystanders and Heroic Helpers.
In John J. Michalczyk (ed.). Resisters, Rescuers and Refugees: Historical
and Ethical Issues. Kansas City, MO: Sheed & Ward, 1997.
The Psychological and Cultural Roots of Group Violence and the Creation of Caring Societies and Peaceful Group Relations. In Thomas Gregor (ed.). A Natural History of Peace. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 1996, 129-155. Langson Library Call Number: JX 1963 .N25 1966.
Altruism and Aggression: Origins and Cures. In Robert S. Feldman (ed.). Psychology of Adversity. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1996, 115-144.
Torture: Psychological and Cultural Orgins. In Ronald D. Crelinsten
and Alex P. Schmid. The Politics of Pain: Torturers and their Masters. Boulder,
Colo.: Westview Press, 1995, 99-111.
How People Learn to Care. In Paul G. Schervish et al. (eds.). Care and Community in Modern Society: Passing on the Tradition of Service to Future Generations. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1995.
Mob Violence: Socio-Cultural Sources, Group Processes and Participants.
In Leonard D. Eron et al. (eds.). Reason to Hope: A Psychosocial
Perspective on Violence & Youth. Washington, D.C.: American
Psychological Association, 1994, 281-313. (Co-Author, with Lori H.
A Conception of the Determinants and Development of Altruism and Aggression: Motives, the Self, and the Environment. In Bill Puka (ed.). Reaching Out: Caring, Altruism, and Prosocial Behavior. New York: Garland Publishing, 1994, 11-39.
Individual and Group Selves: Motivation, Morality, and Evolution.
In: Gil G. Noam and Thomas E. Wren, (eds.). The Moral Self.
Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 1993, 337-358.
The Roots of Evil: The Psychological and Cultural Origins of Group Violence. In György Hunyady (ed.). Proceedings of the 2nd European Congress of Psychology. Budapest: National Scientific Organization Committee of the 22nd European Congress of Psychology, 1992.
The Origins of Caring, Helping and Nonaggression: Parental Socialization,
the Family System, Schools, and Cultural Influence. In Pearl M. Oliner et
al. (ed.). Embracing the Other: Philosophical, Psychological,
and Historical Perspectives on Altruism. New York University Press,
The Origins of Aggression, Nonagression, Caring and Social Responsibility.
In Sylvia Staub and Paula Green (eds.). Psychology and Social Responsibility:
Facing Global Challenges. New York: New York University Press,
Psychological and Cultural Origins of Extreme Destructiveness and
Extreme Altruism. In William M. Kurtines and Jacob L. Gewirtz (eds.). Handbook
of Moral Behavior and Development. Hillsdale, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum
Associates, 1991, 425-446.
Transforming the Bystander: Altruism, Caring and Social Responsibility.
In Helen Fein (ed.), Genocide Watch. New Haven, Conn.: Yale
University Press, 1991, 162-181.
The Psychology and Culture of Torture and Torturers. In Peter Suedfeld
(ed.). Psychology and Torture. New York: Hemisphere Pub., 1990,
Genocide and Mass Killing: Cultural-Societal and Psychological Origins. In Hilde T. Himmelweit and George Gaskell (eds.). Societal Psychology. Newbury Park, Calif.: Sage Publications, 1990, 230-251.
Commentary: Human Destructiveness and the Refugee Experience. In Lucy
Nguyen-Hong-Nhiem and Joel M. Halpern (eds.). The Far East Comes
Near: Autobiographical Accounts of Southeast Asian Students in America.
Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1989, 199-205.
A Conception of the Determinants and Development of Altruism and Aggression:
Motives, the Self, and the Environment. In Carolyn Zahn-Waxler et
al. (eds.). Altruism and Aggression: Biological and Social Origins.
New York : Cambridge University Press, 1986, 135-164.
Langson Library Call Number: BF723.A37 A47 1991
Steps toward a Comprehensive Theory of Moral Conduct: Goal Orientation,
Social Behavior, Kindness and Cruelty. In William M. Kurtines and Jacob
L. Gewirtz (eds.). Morality, Moral Behavior, and Moral Development.
New York : Wiley, 1984.
Promoting Positive Behavior in Schools, in Other Educational Settings,
and in the Home. In J. Philippe Rushton and Richard M. Sorrentino (eds.). Altruism
and Helping Behavior: Social, Personality, and Developmental Perspectives.
Hillsdale, N.J.: L. Erlbaum Associates, 1981, 109-136.
To Rear a Prosocial Child: Reasoning, Learning by Doing and Learning by Teaching Others. In David J. DePalma and Jeanne M. Foley (eds.). Moral Development: Current Theory and Research. Hillsdale, N.J.: L. Erlbaum Associates, 1975.
Genocide and Mass Killing: Origins, Prevention, Healing and Reconciliation. Political Psychology 21/2 (June 2000), 367-382
The Origins and Prevention of Genocide, Mass Killing, and Other Collective Violence. Peace & Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology 5/4 (1999), 303-348.
The Roots of Evil: Social Conditions, Culture, Personality, and Basic Human Needs. Personality & Social Psychology Review 3/3 (1999), 179-192.
On the Varieties of National Attachment: Blind versus Constructive Patriotism. Political Psychology 20/1 (March 1999), 151-174. (Co-author, with Robert T. Schatz and Anonymous)
Scholars and Violence-Generating Ideas. American Psychologist 52/2 (February 1997), 183-184.
Cultural-Societal Roots of Violence: The Examples of Genocidal Violence and of Contemporary Youth Violence in the United States. American Psychologist 51/2 (February 1996), 117-132.
Preventing Genocide: Activating Bystanders, Helping Victims, and the Creation of Caring. Peace & Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology 2/3 (1996), 189-200.
Responsibility, Helping, Aggression, and Evil: Comment. Psychological Inquiry 7/3 (1996), 252-254.
The Psychology of Bystanders, Perpetrators, and Heroic Helpers. International Journal of Intercultural Relations 17/3 (Summer, 1993), 315-341.
Understanding and Preventing Police Violence. Center Review 6 (1992), 1-7. [Harvard Medical School's Center of Psychology and Social Change publication.]
The Persian Gulf Conflict War Reflective of Stormy Undercurrents in the U.S. Psyche. Psychology International (Spring, 1991), 1-9.
The Psychological and Cultural Roots of Group Violence: The Gulf War. Journal of Psychohistory 19/1 (Summer 1991), 115-121.
Altruistic and Moral Motivations for Helping and their Translation into Action. Psychological Inquiry 2/2 (1991), 150-153.
Moral Exclusion, Personal Goal Theory, and Extreme Destructiveness. Journal of Social Issues 46/1 (Spring, 1990), 47-64.
The Evolution of Bystanders, German Psychoanalysts, and Lessons for Today. Political Psychology 10/1 1989, 39-52.
The Evolution of Caring and Nonaggressive Persons and Societies. Journal of Social Issues 44/2 (Summer, 1988), 81-100.
The Psychology of Perpetrators and Bystanders. Political Psychology 16/1 (March, 1985), 61-85.
The Nature of Self-Control, Self-Regulation and Motivation. Avances en Psicologia Clinica Latinoamericana 3 (1984), 59-70.
Moral Judgment: Situation Interaction as a Basis for Predicting Prosocial Behavior. Journal of Personality 49/1 (March, 1981), 1-14. (Co-author, with Sumru Erkut and Daniel S. Jaquette)
Property Rights, Deservingness, Reciprocity, Friendship: The Transactional Character of Children's Sharing Behavior. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology 40/2 (February 1981), 271-289. (Co-author, with Henry Norenberg)
Stimulus Characteristics of A Sufferer and Difficulty of Escape as Determinants of Helping. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology 30/2 (August 1974), 279-284. (Co-author, with Robert S. Baer)
Increasing Pain Tolerance by Information about Aversive Stimuli. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology 21/2 (February 1972), 198-203. (Co-author with Deborah S. Kellett)
Effects of Persuasion and Modeling on Delay of Gratification. Developmental Psychology 6/1 (January 1972), 166-177.
Instigation To Goodness: the Role of Social Norms and Interpersonal Influence. Journal of Social Issues 28/3 (1972), 131-150.
The Use of Role Playing and Induction in Children's Learning of Helping and Sharing Behavior. Child Development 42/3 (September, 1971), 805-816.
A Child in Distress: the Influence of Nurturance and Modeling on Children's Attempts To Help. Developmental Psychology 5/1 (July 1971), 124-132.
Self-Control and Predictability: Their Effects on Reactions To Aversive Stimulation. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology 18/2 (May, 1971), 157-162. (Co-author, with Bernard Tursky and Gary E. Schwartz)
Helping A Person in Distress: the Influence of Implicit and Explicit "rules" of Conduct on Children and Adults. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology 17/2 (February, 1971), 137-144.
Need for Approval, Children's Sharing Behavior, and Reciprocity in Sharing. Child Development 41/1 (1970), 243-252. (Co-author, with Linda Sherk)
A Child in Distress: the Effect of Focusing Responsibility on Children on Their Attempts To Help. Developmental Psychology 2/1 (1970), 152-153.
A Child in Distress: the Influence of Age and Number of Witnesses on Children's Attempts To Help. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology 14/2 (1970), 130-140.
Effects of Expectancy on Working and Waiting for Larger Reward Journal of Personality & Social Psychology 2/5 (1965), 625-633.
The Effects of Persuasion, Modeling, and Related Influence Procedures on Delay of Reward Choices and Attitudes. Palo Alto: Stanford University, 1966. (Abstract in Dissertation Abstracts 26/11, 6880)
Daniel Goldman. Scientist at Work: Ervin Staub; Studying the Pivotal Role of Bystanders. New York Times (June 22, 1993), C1.
Janny Scott. Violence Born of the Group: The Beating of Rodney G. King Follows Patterns Observed by Researchers… Los Angeles Times (March 28, 1991), A1.
Nicholas Humphrey. Society Tomorrow (Body and Soul): The Best of Enemies. The Guardian (July 29, 1987).
Robert Marquand. Staub: Colleges Must Develop More Service-Minded Students. Christian Science Monitor (October 3, 1986), 22.
By Ervin Staub
Preventing Genocide: Activating Bystanders, Helping Victims and the
Creation of Caring, Other Voices: The (e)Journal of Cultural Criticism 2/1
Healing and Reconciliation Require the Help of Bystanders, New
York Times on the Web (June 7, 1996).
About Ervin Staub
Jane Lampman. Taming the Desire for Revenge. Christian Science
Monitor (November 4, 1999).
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