A sociology of morality helps make sense of our ever-shifting notions (and the social consequences) of right and wrong, bringing a cultural perspective to the study of human morality.
Daniel Winchester is a Ph.D. student in the sociology department at the University of Minnesota and a member of the Contexts graduate student editorial board. He studies culture and religion.
Steven Hitlin is in the sociology department at the University of Iowa. He is the author of Moral Selves, Evil Selves, The Social Psychology of Conscience.
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