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Vollhardt, J.R. (in press). Using norms, knowledge, and narratives for the prevention of crimes against humanity and genocide. In S. Totten (Ed.), Last lectures: The prevention and intervention of genocide. New York: Routledge.

Cohrs, J.C., Vollhardt, J.R., & McKeown Jones, S. (in press). Intergroup conflict, peace and reconciliation. In C.J. Hewer & E. Lyons (Eds.), Political psychology: A social psychological approach. Oxford: BPS Wiley.

Vollhardt, J.R., & Campbell-Obaid., M. (2016). The social psychology of genocide and mass atrocities. In A. Miller (Ed.), The social psychology of good and evil (2nd ed., pp. 159-184). New York: Guilford Press.

Schroer-Hippel, M., Cohrs, J.C., & Vollhardt, J. R. (in press). Sozialpsychologische Friedens- und Konfliktforschung [Social psychological peace and conflict studies]. In O. Decker (Ed.), Sozialpsychologie und Sozialtheorie. [Social psychology and social theory]. Wiesbaden, Germany: VS-Verlag.

Vollhardt, J.R. (2016). The role of social psychology in preventing group-selective mass atrocities. In S. Rosenberg, T. Galis, & A. Zucker (Eds.), Reconstructing atrocity prevention (pp. 95-124). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Vollhardt, J. R., Bilewicz, M., & Olechowski, M. (2015). Victims under siege: Lessons for Polish-Jewish relations and beyond. In K. Sharvit & E. Halperin (Eds.), The social psychology of intractable conflicts - celebrating the legacy of Daniel Bar-Tal, volume I (pp. 75-87). New York: Springer. 

Mazur, L., Nair, R., & Vollhardt, J. R. (2015). Dynamics of group and intergroup relations. In A. Dost-Gözkan & D. Sönmez Keith (Eds.), Norms, groups, conflict and social change: Rediscovering Muzafer Sherif’s Psychology (pp. 159-186). Piscataway, NJ: Transaction. 

Vollhardt, J.R. (2014). The question of legitimacy in studying collective trauma. In I. Maček (Ed.), Engaging violence: trauma, memory, and representation (pp. 74-90). New York, NY: Routledge. 

Vollhardt, J. R. (2012). Collective victimization. In L. Tropp (Ed.), Oxford handbook of intergroup conflict (pp. 136-157). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Bilewicz, M., & Vollhardt, J. R. (2012). Evil transformations: Psychological processes underlying genocide and mass killing. In A. Golec De Zavala & A. Cichocka (Eds.), Social psychology of social problems. The intergroup context (pp.  280 - 307). New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Groeben, N., & Vollhardt, J.R. (2012). Friedenspsychologie als zielorientierte Praxisforschung. Eine metatheoretisch-methodologische Kritik. In J. Rost & W. Baros (Eds.), Natur- und kulturwissenschaftliche Perspektiven in der Psychologie. Methodologie - Methoden - Anwendungsbeispiele (pp. 17 - 27). Berlin, Germany: Regener Verlag.

Vollhardt, J. R. (2012). Collective victimhood. In D. J. Christie (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology (pp. 1164-1167). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Vollhardt, J. R. (2012). Social psychological peace research. In D. J. Christie (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology (pp. 1037 - 1041). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Vollhardt, J. R. (2012). Tolerance for diverse groups. In D. J. Christie (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology (pp. 1117-1121). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Shapiro, I., Bilali, R., & Vollhardt, J. (2009). Peace. In S. J. Lopez (Ed.), The encyclopedia of positive psychology, Vol. 2 (pp. 672-676). Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Vollhardt, J., & Migacheva, K., & Tropp, L. (2008). Social cohesion and tolerance for group differences. In J. de Rivera (Ed.), Handbook on building cultures of peace (pp. 139-152). Berlin, New York: Springer.

Vollhardt, J. (2004). Der Einfluss des Faktors Geschlecht auf die Filmpräferenz [The influence of gender on the preference of film genres]. In B. Boeckle & M. Ruf (Eds.), Eine Frage des Geschlechts. Ein Gender-Reader [The question of gender. A gender reader]. (pp. 207-219). Wiesbaden, Germany: Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.