Education Under Duress: Behavior Modification Through Thought Reform [Brainwashing]. William F. O'Neill, George D. Demos.
Education Under Duress: Behavior Modification Through Thought Reform [Brainwashing]
Education Under Duress: Behavior Modification Through Thought Reform [Brainwashing]

Education Under Duress: Behavior Modification Through Thought Reform [Brainwashing]

Los Angeles: LDI Books, 1971.

Hardcover. 10 1/4" X 7". vii, 240pp. Bound in black cloth over boards, white at edges, with upper board and spine lettered in white. Mild edgewear and gentle bumping to extremities. Binding is firm and sound. Very occasional inked notations to pages. A solid copy of this 1971 treatise on the subject of brainwashing by William F. O'Neill of the University of Southern California and George D. Demos of California State College at Long Beach. "The basic purpose of this book is to analyze and explain the underlying nature and objectives of Communist 'brainwashing'. As such, it necessarily becomes involved with five basic questions: Is there such a thing as 'brainwashing'? What is 'brainwashing'? How does it occur? How effective is it? and Who is susceptible?" Chapters include: Introductory Considerations; The Origins of Thought Reform; Ideology and Sanity; The Total Institution; The Conversion Process; Conditioning, Conflict and Stress; Reward and Punishment; The Study Group; The Assault on Identity; Belief Through Behavior; Guilt, Confession and Conversion; The Question of Susceptibility; Some Concluding Remarks. Good. Item #7361

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