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Are Southern death-row inmates more polite?

Honor on Death Row: Apology, Remorse, and the Culture of Honor in the U.S. South From SAGE Open Southern states are known to uphold a culture of honor and adhere to traditional politeness norms, but does this hold true for … Continue reading

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Why are Texan men more likely to be aggressive risk takers, prone to accidental death?: The dangers of a “culture of honor”

Living dangerously: Culture of honor, risk-taking, and the non-randomness of ‘accidental’ deaths”   From Social Psychological and Personality Science This study reveals that men sometimes prove themselves by taking risks that demonstrate their toughness and bravery. Putting yourself in peril … Continue reading

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