Jennifer Jacquet - Is Shame Necessary?: New Uses for an Old Tool

Monday, February 23, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

In her provocative study of social consciousness, Jacquet, a member of NYU’s department of environmental studies, asks that we look at guilt and shame as tools for social change. But where guilt is limited to individual action, shame can be focused on organizations and used to bring about changes in the wider community, especially when such action is tailored for today’s social media. (Pantheon)

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