Differentiating Diversities: Moral Diversity Is Not Like Other Kinds1

  title={Differentiating Diversities: Moral Diversity Is Not Like Other Kinds1},
  author={J. Haidt and E. Rosenberg and H. Hom},
  journal={Journal of Applied Social Psychology},
  • J. Haidt, E. Rosenberg, H. Hom
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Applied Social Psychology
  • Diversity is widely celebrated in American society. But from a social psychological point of view, diversity ought to cause a number of problems, such as divisiveness and conflict. A resolution of this paradox is proposed: There are several kinds of diversity, with different profiles of costs and benefits. In particular, moral diversity is identified as being problematic and even self-contradictory. Three studies of attitudes and desires for interaction among college students confirmed that… CONTINUE READING

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