16. Moral Courage Training Programs as a Means of Overcoming Societal Crises

  1. Kai J. Jonas2 and
  2. Thomas A. Morton3
  1. Veronika Brandstätter1 and
  2. Kai J. Jonas2

Published Online: 8 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118347683.ch16

Restoring Civil Societies: The Psychology of Intervention and Engagement Following Crisis

Restoring Civil Societies: The Psychology of Intervention and Engagement Following Crisis

How to Cite

Brandstätter, V. and Jonas, K. J. (2012) Moral Courage Training Programs as a Means of Overcoming Societal Crises, in Restoring Civil Societies: The Psychology of Intervention and Engagement Following Crisis (eds K. J. Jonas and T. A. Morton), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118347683.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Göttingen, Germany

  2. 3

    University of Exeter, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Munich, Germany

  2. 2

    University of Göttingen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 AUG 2012

Book Series:

  1. Social Issues and Interventions

Book Series Editors:

  1. Marilynn B. Brewer

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470671436

Online ISBN: 9781118347683

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Keywords:

  • moral courage training programs, in overcoming societal crises;
  • modern societies and forms of intolerance, discrimination;
  • sustainable community-based crime prevention, stressed;
  • necessity of moral courage training programs, in critical situations;
  • moral courage, acting under high demands;
  • Gollwitzer Model of Intentional Self-Regulation, on lack of behavioral routines;
  • conscious preparation for situations/goals, people formulate;
  • effective intervention programs;
  • theoretically driven moral courage programs, moral courage as key;
  • affected citizens, turning into agents of change

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Necessity and Challenges of Moral Courage Training Programs

  • Moral Courage: Acting Under High Demands

  • Characteristics of Effective Intervention Programs

  • Conclusion

  • References