Handbook of the Sociology of Morality

Handbook of the Sociology of Morality

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In the last half-century, however, explicit interest in these topics has waned, and modern sociology has become uninterested in these matters and morality has become marginalized within the discipline. But a resurgence in the topic is happening in related disciplines a€“ psychology, neurology, philosophy, and anthropology - and in the wider national discourse. Sociology has much to offer, but is not fully engaged in this conversation. Many scholars work on areas that would fall under the umbrella of a sociology of morality but do not self-identify in such a manner, nor orient their efforts toward conceptualizing what we know, and should know, along these dimensions. The Handbook of the Sociology of Moralityfills a niche within sociology making explicit the shared concerns of scholars across the disciplines as they relate to an often-overlooked dimension of human social life.In Lenin and Philosophy and Other Essays. New York: Monthly Review Press. ... Outline of a Theory of Practice. Cambridge: Cambridge ... In heterarchical theories, this a#39;nature vs. nurturea#39; opposition need no longer obtain. Instead, cognitiveanbsp;...

Title:Handbook of the Sociology of Morality
Author:Steven Hitlin, Stephen Vaisey
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2010-10-17


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