Predicaments: Moral Difficulty in Everyday Life

Predicaments: Moral Difficulty in Everyday Life

By: Robert Alan Stebbins (author)Hardback

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Building on Goffman's observations on the moral basis of social interaction, this book elaborates on the notion of a predicament. Stebbins discusses the particular moral concepts including: deception, selfishness, situational ignorance, conceit, and solitude. As a new scientific concept, the predicament helps correct the dearth of generic concepts available for the sociological study of morality in everyday life.

About Author

Robert A. Stebbins is Professor of Sociology at the University of Calgary.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780819192127
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 164
  • ID: 9780819192127
  • weight: 326
  • ISBN10: 0819192120

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