Research report 2019 - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods

How social norms shape our culture of debate

Authors
Winter, Fabian
Departments
Max-Planck-Institut zur Erforschung von Gemeinschaftsgütern, Bonn
Research Group "Mechanisms of Normative Change"
Summary
Hate speech is a dominant topic in social media, both as a rhetorical tool as well as an object of debate. The Research Group "Mechanisms of Normative Change" at the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods studies the conditions of its emergence and change as well as the influence of social norms on its prevalence.

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