Culture of honor: The psychology of violence in the south

Richard E. Nisbett, Dov Cohen

Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook


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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages119
ISBN (Electronic)9780429969690
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences


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