HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Big news! LibraryThing is now free to all! Read the blog post and discuss the change on Talk.
dismiss
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Loading...

Culture of Honor: The Psychology of Violence in the South (1995)

by Richard E. Nisbett, Dov Cohen

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
572335,568 (3.9)None
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.

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

Showing 2 of 2
Fascinating psychology study. Compares the cultures of the eastern United States and shows the south to be a "Culture of Honor". Since I live in a border state (Maryland) I can see the clash of northern and southern culture daily. More so it explains the concept of an honor culture which goes a long way in explaining historical forces. Really a very neat book. It's a bit dry, but the ideas light up and its very pithy. ( )
  Stbalbach | Jan 19, 2009 |
This book is a fascinating study in methodological triangulation. It is concise and is a copybook example of how to go about doing social research. Its findings are equally interesting. I strongly recommend it to my PhD students who are contemplating undertaking a major social research project. ( )
  appaloosaman | Jul 25, 2006 |
Showing 2 of 2
no reviews | add a review

» Add other authors

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Richard E. Nisbettprimary authorall editionscalculated
Cohen, Dovmain authorall editionsconfirmed
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language
Canonical DDC/MDS

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English (1)

No library descriptions found.

Book description
Haiku summary

Quick Links

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.9)
0.5
1
1.5
2 1
2.5
3
3.5
4 2
4.5 1
5 1

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 147,748,417 books! | Top bar: Always visible