Title of Presentation Proposal

Differences in Experience and Expression of Shame Across Racial Groups in the United States

Presentation Type

Paper Presentation

Abstract

There are various theories that can be used to understand the self-conscious emotion of shame. Because shame is a function of social appraisal, culture plays a significant role in the experience and expression of shame. This literature review reveals the social contexts that influence shame in various racial groups.

Start Date

4-13-2013 1:30 PM

End Date

4-13-2013 2:20 PM

Location

Room 3102

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Differences in Experience and Expression of Shame Across Racial Groups in the United States

Room 3102

There are various theories that can be used to understand the self-conscious emotion of shame. Because shame is a function of social appraisal, culture plays a significant role in the experience and expression of shame. This literature review reveals the social contexts that influence shame in various racial groups.