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  • Published: 17 February 2015
  • ISBN: 9781846146121
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

Is Shame Necessary?

New Uses for an Old Tool




In cultures that champion the individual, guilt is seen as the cornerstone of conscience yet it proves impotent in the face of corrupt corporate policies. Jennifer Jacquet persuasively argues that modern-day shaming is a non-violent form of resistance that can be used to bring about large-scale change. Shaming, Jacquet shows, works best when used sparingly, but when applied in just the right way and at just the right time, it can keep us from failing ourselves.

  • Published: 17 February 2015
  • ISBN: 9781846146121
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

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