The Palgrave Handbook of Altruism, Morality, and Social Solidarity

Editor/Author Jeffries, Vincent
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-349-48311-2
Category: Social Sciences - Sociology
Image Count: 3
Book Status: Available
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The study of altruism, morality, and social solidarity is an emerging field of scholarship and research in sociology. This handbook will function as a foundational source for this subject matter and field, and as an impetus to its further development.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Figures and Tables
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Part 1 General Perspectives and Future Directions
  • 1 Altruism, Morality, and Social Solidarity as a Field of Study - Vincent Jeffries
  • 2 Virtues and Human Personhood in the Social Sciences - Margarita A. Mooney
  • Part 2 The Founders and Intellectual Heritage
  • 3 Durkheim's Theory of Social Solidarity and Social Rules - Alexander Gofman
  • 4 Beyond the Altruism-Egoism Dichotomy: A New Typology to Capture Morality as a Complex Phenomenon - Raquel Weiss and Paulo Peres
  • 5 The Explanatory Power of Ethics: The Sociology of Jane Addams - Patricia Lengermann and Gillian Niebrugge
  • 6 Pitirim Sorokin's Heritage: From Core Ideas to Syntheses of Theory and of Practice - Pavel Krotov
  • 7 Modern Roots of the Sociology of Love: Tolstoy, Addams, Gandhi, and Sorokin - Lawrence T. Nichols
  • Part 3 Core Ideas: Elaborations and Implications
  • 8 Six Sources of Altruism: Springs of Morality and Solidarity - Stephen G. Post
  • 9 Social Psychological Ingredients for a Sociology of Morality - Steven Hitlin
  • 10 On Social Solidarity - Christian Smith and Katherine Sorrell
  • 11 Solidarity, Yesterday and Today - Edward A. Tiryakian and Jonathan H. Morgan
  • Part 4 Altruism, Morality, and Social Solidarity: Interrelationships and Applications
  • 12 The Evolution of Affect, Sociality, Altruism, and Conscience in Humans - Jonathan H. Turner
  • 13 Morality as a Cultural System: On Solidarity Civil and Uncivil - Jeffrey C. Alexander
  • 14 The Essential Interconnections among Altruism, Morality, and Social Solidarity: The Case of Religious Altruism - Matthew T. Lee
  • 15 Linking Morality, Altruism, and Social Solidarity Using Identity Theory - Jan E. Stets and Kevin McCaffree
  • 16 Making Morals: Standard-Setting in Organizations - Sorcha A. Brophy
  • 17 Self, Identity, and Politics in the Study of Altruism, Morality, and Social Solidarity: The Promise of Deliberative Democracy - Peter L. Callero
  • 18 Beyond Altruism: Philanthropy as Moral Biography and Moral Citizenship of Care - Paul G. Schervish
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Name Index
  • Subject Index