Culture and aggression-from context to coercion.

  title={Culture and aggression-from context to coercion.},
  author={Michael Harris Bond},
  journal={Personality and social psychology review : an official journal of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Inc},
  volume={8 1},
This article is an attempt to study the neglected linkages between culture and aggression. It does so by conceptualizing culture as a set of affordances and constraints that channel the expression of coercive means of social control by self and others. All cultural systems represent solutions to the problems associated with distributing desired material and social resources among its group members while maintaining social order and harmony. Norms are developed surrounding the exercise of mutual… CONTINUE READING

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