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On Behalf of Others: The Psychology of Care in a Global World

Sarah Scuzzarello, Catarine Kinnvall, and Kristen R. Monroe


What are the critical issues underlying the psychology of ethics and care in a global world? This exciting volume argues that globalization, multiculturalism, and group conflict must be reconceptualized from an ethical perspective to fully appreciate the extent to which people will act on behalf of others in a global world. In particular, the authors problematize the concepts of globalization, ethics, and care by discussing how local and global linkages may be constructed to produce diverse ethical results, depending on context. Deciphering the political psychology of real or perceived violenc ... More

Keywords: political psychology, care, ethics, globalization, multiculturalism, altruism, tolerance, social courage, conflict, threat

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780195385557
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385557.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sarah Scuzzarello, author

Catarine Kinnvall, author
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Kristen R. Monroe, author