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The Norm of Reciprocity

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The norm of reciprocity states that we treat or respond to others in a similar manner as to how we are treated. The Golden Rule and an "Eye for an Eye" are examples of the norm of reciprocity stated in cultural rules. So, what does reciprocity have to d There is only one universal social norm, the norm of reciprocity. The norm of reciprocity states that we treat or respond to others in a similar manner as to how we are treated. The Golden Rule and an “Eye for an Eye” are examples of the norm of reciprocity stated in cultural rules. We are more likely to be persuaded when given a gift because we feel that ...
of reciprocity is the expectation that people will respond to each other in similar ways—responding to gifts and kindnesses from others with similar benevolence of their own, and responding to harmful, hurtful acts from others with either indifference or some form of retaliation. Such norms can be crude and mechanical, such as a literal reading of the eye-for-an-eye rule lex talionis , or they can be complex and sophisticated, such as a subtle understanding of how anonymous donations to an international organization can be a form of reciprocity for the receipt of very personal benefits, such as the love of a parent. The norm of ...
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The Norm of Reciprocity - PsychWiki - A Collaborative Psychology Wiki
We should reciprocate in kind the good things done for us, whether it is returning benefits for benefits or concessions for concessions. The norm of reciprocity is often used as a compliance strategy in social influence. [2] Cicero stated, “There is no duty more indispensable than that of a returning a kindness. All men distrust one forgetful of a benefit.” In his book Man in Reciprocity, Becker (1956) uses this quote to show that men have been insisting on the importance of reciprocity for a long time.Becker, Howard. Man in Reciprocity. New York: Prager, 1956, p.1. Cialdini (2001), in concordance, states that ... market research, surveys and trends
Give Up on “Giving Back” | The Freeman | Ideas On Liberty
It’s not his philanthropy that I object to — what he’s doing in this area is brilliant — but the reasons he gives for it, as though his wealth is in some way undeserved. Most readers of The Freeman understand that in a free society people trade because they expect to benefit from it. So if Bill Gates made billions of dollars by offering goods that people find more valuable than what they pay, the principle of reciprocity is satisfied when those customers hand over their cash and the company hands over the product. If the terms of the trade have all been fulfilled, there is nothing more that Gates owes the customer, ... market research, surveys and trends

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Gouldner A W. The norm of reciprocity: a preliminary statement ...
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Norm of Reciprocity - Gouldner
The manner in which the concept of reciprocity is implicated infunctional theory is explored, enabling a reanalysis of the conceptsof "survival" and "exploitation." The need to distinguish between theconcepts of complementarity and reciprocity is stressed. Distinctionsare also drawn between (1) reciprocity as a pattern of mutuallycontingent exchange of gratifications, (2) the existential or folkbelief in reciprocity, and (3) the generalized moral norm ofreciprocity. Reciprocity as a moral norm is analyzed; it ishypothesized that it is one of the universal "principal components"of moral codes. As ...
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