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ShameA Brief History$
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Peter N. Stearns

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780252041402

Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.5622/illinois/9780252041402.001.0001

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(p.131) Afterword

Peter N. Stearns

University of Illinois Press

This brief conclusion picks up on the current confusions over shame and shaming, as a result of the complex pattern of change over the past 200 years, and offers some thoughts about desirable reconsiderations.

Keywords:   Enlightenment, prisons, schools, sports, childrearing, United States, dueling, punishment, military, gender, self-esteem, crime, respectability, sexuality, teacher, dunce caps, failure, poverty, Western Europe

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