Culture Of Honor: The Psychology Of Violence In The South (New Directions in Social Psychology)
Richard E Nisbett
tradition of Honor “Anyone focused on violence needs to learn this booklet. So should still each southerner, and a person attracted to the connections among psychology and tradition. the reasons provided by means of Nisbett and Cohen will stimulate an incredible controversy, however the proof they've got generated is incontrovertible: elements of southern tradition have mental results that bring about excessive premiums of homicidal violence.” Nisbett • Cohen compliment for —Alan web page Fiske Bryn Mawr university, writer of.
expanding premiums of violent crime yet in affecting interpersonal interplay, social attitudes, political habit, and public coverage. … A pathbreaking contribution to cultural psychology.” tradition Honor during this brilliantly argued ebook, the authors discover the explanations in the back of the better expense for homicides between whites within the southern usa. They realize that it isn’t socioeconomic category, inhabitants density, the legacy of slavery, or the warmth of the South; it's the conventional “culture.
Of honor”—in which a man’s acceptance is obvious as relevant to his financial survival—that makes the adaptation. Richard E. Nisbett is Theodore M. Newcomb individual college Professor of Psychology and co-director of the tradition and Cognition software on the college of Michigan. Dov Cohen is assistant professor of psychology on the college of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Westview Press 5500 vital road • Boulder, Colorado 80301-2877 12 Hid’s Copse highway • Cumnor Hill • Oxford OX2 9JJ.
Www.westviewpress.com photograph of hand courtesy of Nancy Carlston. picture of dueling pistol courtesy of Dixie Gun Works, Inc., Union urban, TN 38261 hide layout: Dannette Peterson ISBN-13: 978-0-8133-1993-3 ISBN-10: 0-8133-1993-5 Richard E. Nisbett and Dov Cohen ISBN-10: 0-8133-1993-5 ISBN-13: 978-0-8133-1993-3.
Www.westviewpress.com picture of hand courtesy of Nancy Carlston. picture of dueling pistol courtesy of Dixie Gun Works, Inc., Union urban, TN 38261 conceal layout: Dannette Peterson ISBN-13: 978-0-8133-1993-3 ISBN-10: 0-8133-1993-5 Richard E. Nisbett and Dov Cohen ISBN-10: 0-8133-1993-5 ISBN-13: 978-0-8133-1993-3.