1st Edition

A Sociocognitive Approach to Social Norms

Edited By Nicole Dubois Copyright 2003
    278 Pages
    by Routledge

    278 Pages
    by Routledge

    Societies and groups attribute greater value to some behaviours and some judgments. These 'norms' are what is most important for understanding how behaviours and judgments are socially regulated. The approach presented examines in particular the social foundations of our judgments.

    Jerald Jellison Foreword
    Nicole Dubois Introduction: The Concept of Norm
    1. Benoit Testé Conformity and Deviance
    2. Daniel Gilibert and Laurent Cambon Paradigms of the Sociocognitive Approach
    3. Stéphane Jouffre The Procedures of Measure: Questionnaires and Scales
    4. Nicole Dubois, Florence Loose, Maria-Cristina Matteuci and Patrizia Selleri Sociocognitive Development: Acquisition of the Normativeness of Internality
    5. Jean-Léon Beauvois Judgment Norms, Social Utility and Individualism
    6. Valérie Le Floch and Alain Somat Norm of Internality, Social Utility of Internal Explanations and Cognitive Functioning
    7. Jacques Py and Anne Ginet Knowledge of General Social Norms: Normative Clearsightedness
    8. Cyril Tarquinio, Tamara Léonova, Philippe Robert and Gérard Guingouain Normativity and Evaluative Knowledge
    9. Pascal Pansu, Pascal Bressoux and Claude Louche Theory of the Social Norm of Internality Applied to Education and Organizations
    Nicole Dubois and Jean-Léon Beauvois Conclusion: Some Bases for a Sociocognitive Approach to Judgment Norms


    Nicole Dubois is Professor of Psychology at the University of Nancy, France. She is the author of pivotal books and papers in the areas of social norms of judgment and of evaluative knowledge, including The Psychology of Control (1987) and The Norm of Internality and Liberalism (1994).