Social Norms

Some articles on social norms, norms, social:

Social Norms Approach - Lifecycle - Evaluation
... can answer Did change occur in perceptions? A social norms approach is based on correcting misperceptions before changing behavior ... so they do not feel they have to live up to misperceived norms of behavior ... the campaign has been implemented in a manner consistent with the social norms approach ...
Self-conscious Emotions - Social Benefits - Social Harmony
... Self-conscious emotions are seen to promote social harmony in different ways ... The first is its ability to reinforce social norms ... Performing well in situations while keeping to social norms can elicit pride ...
Social Norms Approach
... The social norms approach, or social norms marketing, is an environmental strategy gaining ground in health campaigns ... drinking is at elevated levels, the perceived amount almost always exceeds actual behavior The social norms approach has shown signs of countering misperceptions, however ...
Causes Of Sexual Violence - Societal Factors - Social Norms
... Societal norms around the use of violence as a means to achieve objectives have been strongly associated with the prevalence of rape ...

Famous quotes containing the words norms and/or social:

    For those parents from lower-class and minority communities ... [who] have had minimal experience in negotiating dominant, external institutions or have had negative and hostile contact with social service agencies, their initial approaches to the school are often overwhelming and difficult. Not only does the school feel like an alien environment with incomprehensible norms and structures, but the families often do not feel entitled to make demands or force disagreements.
    Sara Lawrence Lightfoot (20th century)

    ... to most mortals there is a stupidity which is unendurable and a stupidity which is altogether acceptable—else, indeed, what would become of social bonds?
    George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)