Social Norms Campaigns

Some articles on social norms, norms:

Constructs of The Social Norms Approach
... The social norms approach is founded upon a set of assumptions that individuals incorrectly perceive that the attitudes or behaviors of others are different from their own, when in reality they are similar ... to adjust their behavior to that of the presumed majority by adhering to the pseudo-norms created by observing such memorable behavior ... both have the potential to be addressed by a social norms intervention ...

Famous quotes containing the words campaigns, social and/or norms:

    That food has always been, and will continue to be, the basis for one of our greater snobbisms does not explain the fact that the attitude toward the food choice of others is becoming more and more heatedly exclusive until it may well turn into one of those forms of bigotry against which gallant little committees are constantly planning campaigns in the cause of justice and decency.
    Cornelia Otis Skinner (1901–1979)

    I wasn’t driven into medicine by a social conscience but by rampant curiosity.
    Jonathan Miller (b. 1936)

    There must be a profound recognition that parents are the first teachers and that education begins before formal schooling and is deeply rooted in the values, traditions, and norms of family and culture.
    Sara Lawrence Lightfoot (20th century)