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Injustice : The Social Bases of Obedience and Revolt - Barrington Jr. Moore

Injustice

The Social Bases of Obedience and Revolt

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Published: 27th September 1978
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This is a book about why people so often put up with being the victims of their societies and why at other times they become very angry and try with passion and forcefulness to do something about their situation. I his most ambition book to date, Barrington Moore, Jr explores a large part of the world's experience with injustice and its understanding of it. In search of general elements behind the acceptance of injustice he discusses the Untouchables of India, Nazi concentration camps, and the Milgram experiments on obedience to authority.

List of Tables Preface PART ONE: THE SENSE OF INJUSTICE: SOME CONSTANTS AND VARIABLES Recurring Elements in Moral Codes The Moral Authority of Suffering and Injustice The Rejection of Suffering and Oppression PART TWO: AN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE: GERMAN WORKERS 1848-1920 Prologue German Workers in the Revolution of 1848 Social and Cultural Trends Before 1914 Militance and Apathy in the Ruhr Before 1914 The Reformist Revolution 1918-1920 The Radical Trust PART THREE: GENERAL PERSPECTIVES The German and Russian Revolutions: Some Comparisons The Suppression of Historical Alternatives: Germany 1918-1920 Repressive Aspects of Moral Outrage: The Nazi Example Moral Relativism Inevitability and the Sense of Injustice Epilogue: Reciprocity as Fact, Ideology, and Ideal References Cited Index

ISBN: 9780333247839
ISBN-10: 0333247833
Series: Social Bases of Obedience and Revolt
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 540
Published: 27th September 1978
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 3.51
Weight (kg): 0.86
Edition Number: 1