Why People Obey the Law
By (author) Tom R. Tyler
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Why People Obey the Law by Tom R. Tyler
Book DescriptionPeople obey the law if they believe it's legitimate, not because they fear punishment--this is the startling conclusion of Tom Tyler's classic study. Tyler suggests that lawmakers and law enforcers would do much better to make legal systems worthy of respect than to try to instill fear of punishment. He finds that people obey law primarily because they believe in respecting legitimate authority. In his fascinating new afterword, Tyler brings his book up to date by reporting on new research into the relative importance of legal legitimacy and deterrence, and reflects on changes in his own thinking since his book was first published.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780691126739
(229mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Princeton University Press
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish Date: 17-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Tom R. Tyler
Cooperation in Modern Society, Paperback (August 2014)
Why do people cooperate for the sake of their community, state or organisation? Here, field experts analyse examples of cooperation in modern society, from green choices of transport and volunteering to tax paying and political participation.
Psychology of the Social Self, Paperback (January 1999)» View all books by Tom R. Tyler
The chapters in this volume build upon the social identity theory-based assumption that people create a social self. They utilize information about the groups to which they belong to inform their sense of themselves, shaping their social selves in terms of those categories.
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Author Biography - Tom R. Tyler
Tom R. Tyler is University Professor at New York University, teaching in the Psychology Department and the Law School. He studies the exercise of authority in groups, organizations, and societies. His many books include "The Social Psychology of Procedural Justice, Social Justice in a Diverse Society, Cooperation in Groups," and "Trust in the Law".
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