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Is Shame Necessary?

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Description for Is Shame Necessary? Paperback. In cultures that champion the individual, guilt is seen as the cornerstone of conscience yet it proves impotent in the face of corrupt corporate policies. The author argues that modern-day shaming is a non-violent form of resistance that can be used to bring about large-scale change. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: JHB; JMH; JMQ; JPH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 128 x 15. Weight in Grams: 170.
In Is Shame Necessary? rising star Jennifer Jacquet shows that we have to use shame if we want to bring about political change and hold the powerful to account In cultures that champion the individual, guilt is seen as the cornerstone of conscience yet it proves impotent in the face of corrupt corporate policies. Jennifer Jacquet persuasively argues that modern-day shaming is a non-violent form of resistance that can be used to bring about large-scale change. Shaming, Jacquet shows, works best when used sparingly, but when applied in just the right way and at just the right ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780241961858
SKU
9780241961858
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About Jennifer Jacquet
Jennifer Jacquet is an assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Studies and New York University. She works at the intersection of conservation and cooperation. She formerly wrote the 'guilty planet' blog at Scientific American, contributes to Edge.org and conceived of the modernized shame totem pole for a presentation in 2011 at the Serpentine Gallery.

Reviews for Is Shame Necessary?
This is a wonderful, important and timely book. It shows us that the glue that really holds society together is not laws and diktats but honour and shame
Brian Eno, Long Now Foundation Shaming is society's natural stabilizer and organic risk-management mechanism, and one that is ignored in modernity, particularly in the virtual world. Worse: it has been largely ... Read more

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