Restoring the justified order: Emotions, Injustice, and the role of culture

  title={Restoring the justified order: Emotions, Injustice, and the role of culture},
  author={Paul Heelas},
  journal={Social Justice Research},
  • P. Heelas
  • Published 1 December 1989
  • Political Science
  • Social Justice Research
Barrington Moore's formulation: “why people so often put up with being the victim of their societies and why at other times they become very angry and try with passion and forcefulness to do something about their situation,” provides the general problematic. Attention is paid to two societies, the Chewong and Semai Senoi of peninsular Malaysia, where putative (and negative) experiences of injustice are (arguably) transformed by culturally provided beliefs. The outcome is that emotional… 
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