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Moral Basis of a Backward Society

by Edward C. Banfield

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Free Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethical issues & debates,
  • Europe - Italy,
  • Social Psychology,
  • Sociology - Rural,
  • Community life,
  • History-Europe - Italy,
  • Psychology-Social Psychology,
  • Social Science / General,
  • Social Science / Sociology / Rural,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9224534M
    ISBN 100029015103
    ISBN 109780029015100

    Edward Christie Banfield (November 19, – September 30, ) was an American political scientist, best known as the author of The Moral Basis of a Backward Society (), and The Unheavenly City (). One of the leading scholars of his generation, Banfield was an adviser to three Republican presidents: Richard. This is the moral basis of a free society. The order of these rights--first life, then freedom, and then the equal opportunity to pursue one’s own happiness--was written with great care and precision, not .

    The Moral Basis of a Backward Society By Edward C. Banfield with the Assistance of Laura Fasano Banfi Free Press (for the Research Center in Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago), , pp. $ Purchase. Glencoe, IL: The Free Press The Moral Basis of a Backward Society is a book by Edward C. Banfield, a political scientist who visited (fictious name), Italy in and observed a self interested, family centric society which sacrificed the public good for the sake of nepotism and the immediate family.

    Moral basis of a backward society. Glencoe, Ill., Free Press; [Chicago] Research Center in Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago [] (OCoLC) Online version: Banfield, Edward C. Moral basis of a backward society. The moral basis of a backward society by Edward C Banfield starting at $ The moral basis of a backward society has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.


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“This small book packs a terrific punch. It describes a village near Potenza in southern Italy, where only officials specifically appointed for that purpose do anything for the community. The author inquires why this is so. He examines and discards as only partially applicable six explanations often advanced: poverty, ignorance, exploitation by the upper class.

The book presents 25 factors that operate very differently in cultures prone to progress and those that resist it, including one's influence over destiny, the importance attached to education, the extent to which people identify with and trust others, and the role of women in society.

Aug 16,  · More recently the concept of social capital, if not the exact words, were reported by Edward Banfield in The Moral Basis of a Backward Society (Banfield, ). Banfield’s book was a study on a poor village in Southern Italy and explored the reasons for the low level of development there.

Banfield surmised that the fundamental reason for the village’s low level of development was the. THE MORAL BASIS OF A BACKWARD SOCIETY The book is about a single village in southern Italy, the extreme poverty and backwardness of which is to be explained2 largely (but not entirely) by the inability of the villagers to act together for their common good or, indeed, for any end transcending the immediate, material interest of the nuclear family.

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