Culture Of Honor
  • Author : Richard E Nisbett
  • Release Date : 04 May 2018
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 13 : 9780429980770
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Book excerpt: This book focuses on a singular cause of male violence—the perpetrator's sense of threat to one of his most valued possessions, namely, his reputation for strength and toughness. The theme of this book is that the Southern United States had—and has—a type of culture of honor.

Culture Of Honor

Culture Of Honor

Author : Richard E Nisbett
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Social Science
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This book focuses on a singular cause of male violence—the perpetrator's sense of threat to one of his most valued possessions, namely, his reputation for strength and toughness. The theme of this book is that the Southern United States had—and has—a type of culture of honor....

Honor Bound

Honor Bound

Author : Ryan P. Brown
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : Psychology
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"Culture of honor" is what social scientists call a society that organizes social life around maintaining and defending reputation. In an honor culture, because reputation is everything, people will go to great lengths to defend their reputations and those of their family members against real and perceived threats and insults. ...

The Practice of Honor

The Practice of Honor

Author : Danny Silk
Publisher : Destiny Image Publishers
Genre : Religion
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Honor? In Today’s World? A one-of-a-kind book in both subject and perspective! The Practice of Honor is about reformation of honor—it is intended to disrupt your current model of authority! Jesus put it like this, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and ...

Why Honor Matters

Why Honor Matters

Author : Tamler Sommers
Publisher : Basic Books
Genre : Philosophy
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A controversial call to put honor at the center of morality To the modern mind, the idea of honor is outdated, sexist, and barbaric. It evokes Hamilton and Burr and pistols at dawn, not visions of a well-organized society. But for philosopher Tamler Sommers, a sense of honor is essential ...

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A World of Three Cultures

Author : Miguel Basáñez,Ronald F. Inglehart
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : Cultural geography
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In this book, Miguel Basáñez presents a provocative look at the impact of culture on global development. Drawing on data from governments, NGOs, the World Values Survey and more addressing over one hundred countries, he argues that values, as the "building blocks" of culture, are directly related to the ...

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The Rise of Victimhood Culture

Author : Bradley Campbell,Jason Manning
Publisher : Springer
Genre : Social Science
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The Rise of Victimhood Culture offers a framework for understanding recent moral conflicts at U.S. universities, which have bled into society at large. These are not the familiar clashes between liberals and conservatives or the religious and the secular: instead, they are clashes between a new moral culture—victimhood ...

Encyclopedia of Social Psychology

Encyclopedia of Social Psychology

Author : Roy F. Baumeister,Kathleen D. Vohs
Publisher : SAGE Publications
Genre : Psychology
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The Encyclopedia of Social Psychology is designed as a road map to this rapidly growing and important field and provides individuals with a simple, clear, jargon-free introduction. These two volumes include more than 600 entries chosen by a diverse team of experts to comprise an exhaustive list of the most important ...

By Honor Bound

By Honor Bound

Author : Nancy Shields Kollmann
Publisher : Cornell University Press
Genre : History
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In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, Russians from all ranks of society were bound together by a culture of honor. Here one of the foremost scholars of early modern Russia explores the intricate and highly stylized codes that made up this culture. Nancy Shields Kollmann describes how these codes were ...

Culture of Honor

Culture of Honor

Author : Danny Silk
Publisher : Destiny Image Pub
Genre : Religion
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Silk presents a book of reformation intended to disrupt Christians' current model of authority, based on Matthew 20: 25-26. (Social Issues)...

Southern Honor

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Author : Bertram Wyatt-Brown
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : History
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A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Award, hailed in The Washington Post as "a work of enormous imagination and enterprise" and in The New York Times as "an important, original book," Southern Honor revolutionized our understanding of the antebellum South, revealing how Southern men adopted an ...

Honor

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Author : James Bowman
Publisher : Encounter Books
Genre : History
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The importance of honor is present in the earliest records of civilization. Today, while it may still be an essential concept in Islamic cultures, in the West, honor has been disparaged and dismissed as obsolete. In this lively and authoritative book, James Bowman traces the curious and fascinating history of ...

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Ministering in Honor Shame Cultures

Author : Jayson Georges,Mark D. Baker
Publisher : InterVarsity Press
Genre : Religion
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Many a Westerner has had a cross-cultural experience of honor and shame. In this well-rounded and ministry-tested guide, Georges and Baker help us decode the cultural script of honor and shame, assisting us also in reading the Bible anew through that lens. Then they offer thoughtful and practical guidance in ...

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Author : Scott K. Taylor
Publisher : Yale University Press
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Early modern Spain has long been viewed as having a culture obsessed with honor, where a man resorted to violence when his or his wife's honor was threatened, especially through sexual disgrace. This book--the first to closely examine honor and interpersonal violence in the era--overturns this idea, arguing that the ...

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Last in Their Class

Author : James Robbins
Publisher : Encounter Books
Genre : History
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Today’s Goat, the celebrated West Point cadet finishing at the bottom of his class, carries on a long and storied tradition. George Custer’s contemporaries at the Academy believed that the same spirit of adventure that led him to “blow post” at night to carouse at local taverns also ...