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The justice motive in social behavior : adapting to times of scarcity

Author: Melvin J Lerner
Publisher: New York : Plenum Press, 1981.
Series: Critical issues in social justice
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Even the most sanguine projection includes as base minimum relatively rapid and radical change in all aspects of the society, reflecting adaptation or reactions to demands created by poten- tial  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melvin J Lerner
ISBN: 0306406756 9780306406751
OCLC Number: 613782264
Description: XXII, 494 Seiten.
Contents: 1 * Adapting to Scarcity and Change (I): Stating the Problem.- 2 * The Justice Motive in Human Relations: Some Thoughts on What We Know and Need to Know about Justice.- Basic Processes.- 3 * Theoretical Issues in the Development of Social Justice.- 4 * The Development of Justice and Self-Interest during Childhood.- 5 * Morality and the Development of Conceptions of Justice.- 6 * Social Change and the Contexts of Justice Motivation.- 7 * Retributive Justice.- 8 * The Social Psychology of Punishment Reactions.- 9 * Microjustice and Macrojustice.- Institutional Settings.- 10 * The Changing Longevity of Heterosexual Close Relationships: A Commentary and Forecast.- 11 * Giving and Receiving: Social Justice in Close Relationships.- 12 * The Exchange Process in Close Relationships: Microbehavior and Macromotives.- 13 * The Justice of Distributing Scarce and Abundant Resources.- 14 * The Allocation and Acquisition of Resources in Times of Scarcity.- 15 * Justice in "The Crunch".- 16 * The Relationship of Economic Growth to Inequality in the Distribution of Income.- 17 * Justice Motives and Other Psychological Factors in the Development and Resolution of Disputes.- 18 * Down-to-Earth Justice: Pitfalls on the Road to Legal Decentralization.- 19 * Law as a Social Trap: Problems and Possibilities for the Future.- Endnote.- 20 * Adapting to Scarcity and Change (II): Constructive Alternatives.- Author Index.
Series Title: Critical issues in social justice
Responsibility: ed. by Melvin J. Lerner ...


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