New York Times
| by Neil Gross

The Sept. 14 New York Times includes a book review by Neil Gross, the Charles A. Dana Professor of Sociology. Gross reviewed Rule Makers, Rule Breakers: How Tight and Loose Cultures Wire Our World by psychologist Michele Gelfand. “Her aim isn’t to guide readers through all the complex elements that make up a culture, but to draw attention to one aspect she believes has been ignored: the social norms—or the often informal rules of conduct, the dos and don’ts, the sources of tsking and raised eyebrows—that emerge whenever people band together,” Gross writes.

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