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The Emotions of Protest$
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James M. Jasper

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780226561646

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226561813.001.0001

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Moral Commitments

Moral Commitments

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(p.127) 6: Moral Commitments
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The Emotions of Protest
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James M. Jasper

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226561813.003.0007

Social movements ultimately aim to transform our moral intuitions and principles. Morality influences us more through our emotions, and intuitively, than through well articulated statements of principle. Some morality consists of gut-level compassion for the suffering of others. Other forms include shame and pride, admiration and contempt. We also have a sense of fairness when it comes to the distribution of valued resources and opinions.

Keywords:   pride, shame, compassion, contempt, indignation, justice, praise, blame, revenge

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