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Why We Act

Turning Bystanders into Moral Rebels

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$27.95 • £22.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674241831

Publication Date: 04/07/2020


272 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

Belknap Press

Not for sale in UK, British Commonwealth (except Canada), Europe and Israel

  • Preface
  • I. The Silence of the Good People
    • 1. The Myth of Monsters
    • 2. Who Is Responsible?
    • 3. The Perils of Ambiguity
    • 4. The Considerable Costs of Helping
    • 5. The Power of Social Groups
  • II. Bullies and Bystanders
    • 6. At School: Standing Up to Bullies
    • 7. In College: Reducing Sexual Misconduct
    • 8. At Work: Fostering Ethical Behavior
  • III. Learning to Act
    • 9. Understanding Moral Rebels
    • 10. Becoming a Moral Rebel
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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