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BARRETO, Idaly  and  BORJA, Henry. Political violence: some considerations from social psychology. Diversitas [online]. 2007, vol.3, n.1, pp. 109-119. ISSN 1794-9998.

This work presents some important questions from Social Psychology for the explanation of the political violence. Among them one stands out the group importance of the human groups like film stars of the intergroup conflict and beliefs like central element of analysis in the legitimation of the political violence. The exposition tries to explain the necessity that has the armed groups to make ideological constructions in order to justify their own actions.

Keywords : Legitimation; Political violence; Intergroup conflict; Beliefs.

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