Jeffries, Vincent

The Palgrave Handbook of Altruism, Morality, and Social Solidarity

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Table of contents

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, Paulo Peres

5. The Explanatory Power of Ethics: The Sociology of Jane Addams
Patricia Lengermann, 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, Katherine Sorrell

11. Solidarity, Yesterday and Today
Edward A. Tiryakian, 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, 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

Keywords: Philosophy, Ethics, Moral Philosophy, Biological Psychology, Social Theory, Personality and Social Psychology, Organization

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