Resources - Books

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Books on Civility

Anderson, E. (2011). The cosmopolitan canopy: Race and civility in everyday life. New York: WW. Norton & Co.

Carlson, D. (2011). Peace be with you: Monastic Wisdom for a terror filled world. Dallas, TX: Thomas Nelson Publishers.

Caldwell, M. (1999). A short history of rudeness: Manners, morals, and misbehavior in modern America. New York: Picador USA.

Carnegie, D. (2009). How to win friends & influence people. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Cipriano, R. E. (2011). Facilitating a collegial department in higher education: Strategies for success. San Francisco: Wiley & Sons.

Carter, S. L. (1998). Civility: Manners, morals, and the etiquette of democracy. New York: Basic Books.

Collins, R. K. L., & Chaltain, S. (2011). We must not be afraid to be free: Stories of free expression in America. New York: Oxford University Press.

Dahnke, C., & Spath, T. (2007). Reclaiming civility in the public square: 10 rules that work. Livermore, CA: WingSpan Press. (website)

Forni, P.M. (2002). Choosing civility: The twenty-five rules of considerate conduct. New York: St. Martinís Press.

Forni, P.M. (2008). The civility solution: What to do when people are rude. New York: St. Martinís Press.

Forni, P.M. (2011). The thinking life: How to thrive in the age of distinction. New York: St. Martinís Press.

Hacala, S. (2011). Saving civility: 52 ways to tame rude, crude & attitude for a polite planet. Woodstock, VT: SkyLight Paths Publishing.

Lewis, A. (2007). Freedom for the thought that we hate: A biography of the first amendment. New York: Basic Books.

Herbst, S. (2010). Rude democracy: Civility and incivility in American politics. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press.

Patterson, K., Grenny, J., McMillan, R, Switzler, A., & Covey, S. R. (2002). Crucial conversations: Tools for talking when stakes are high. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Pearson, C., & Porath, C. (2009). The cost of bad behavior: How incivility is damaging your business and what to do about it. New York: Portfolio.

Putnam, R. D. (2000). Bowling alone: The collapse and revival of American community. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Rookstool, J. (2007). Fostering civility on campus. Washington D.C.: Community College Press.

Sweeney, J. (2007). Return to civility: Speed of laughter project. Minneapolis, MN. Library of Congress.

Sutton, R. I. (2007). The no asshole rule: Building a civilized workplace and surviving one that isnít. New York: Warner Business Books.

Tannen, D. (1998). The argument culture: Moving from debate to dialogue. New York: Random House.

Twale, D. J. & De Luca, B. M. (2008). Faculty incivility: The rise of the academic bully culture and what to do about it. San Francisco: Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Weeks, K. M. (2011). In search of civility: Confronting incivility on the college campus. New York: Morgan James Publishing. (website)

Yamashita, M., & Schwartz, H. L. (2012). The Coconut and the Peach: Understanding, Establishing, and Maintaining Boundaries with International Students. In H. L. Schwartz (Ed.), Interpersonal Boundaries in Teaching and Learning. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers.

General Civility

Carter, S. L. (1998). Civility: Manners, morals, and the etiquette of democracy. New York: Basic Books.

Forni, P.M. (2002). Choosing civility: The twenty-five rules of considerate conduct. New York: St. Martinís Press.

Forni, P.M. (2008). The civility solution: What to do when people are rude. New York: St. Martinís Press.

Hacala, S. (2011). Saving civility: 52 ways to tame rude, crude & attitude for a polite planet. Woodstock, VT: SkyLight Paths Publishing.

Rodin, J., & Steinberg, S.P. (2011). Public discourse in America: Conversation and community in the twenty-first century. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press.

Campus Civility/Higher Education Administration

Cipriano, R. E. (2011). Facilitating a collegial department in higher education: Strategies for success. San Francisco: Wiley & Sons.

Twale, D. J., & De Luca, B. M. (2008). Faculty incivility: The rise of the academic bully culture and what to do about it. San Francisco: Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Weeks, K. M. (2011). In search of civility: Confronting incivility on the college campus. New York: Morgan James Publishing. (website)

Rookstool, J. (2007). Fostering civility on campus. Washington D.C.: Community College Press.

Civility and Civil Discourse in the Public Square

Herbst, S. (2010). Rude democracy: Civility and incivility in American politics. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press.

Tannen, D. (1998). The argument culture: Moving from debate to dialogue. New York: Random House.

Dahnke, C., & Spath, T. (2007). Reclaiming civility in the public square: 10 rules that work. Livermore, CA: WingSpan Press. (website)

Snow, C. (2013). Fighting for common ground: How we can fix the stalemate in congress. New York: Weinstein Books.

Sociological Perspective

Abrams, I. (2000).The word of peace: The Nobel peace prize laureates of the twentieth century: Selections from their acceptance speeches. New York: Newmarket Press.

Anderson, E. (2011). The cosmopolitan canopy: Race and civility in everyday life. New York: WW. Norton & Co.

Caldwell, M. (1999). A short history of rudeness: Manners, morals, and misbehavior in modern America. New York: Picador USA.

Kil Kilbourne, J., Jhally, S., Rabinovitz, D., & Media Education Foundation. (2010). Killing us softly 4: Advertising's image of women. Northampton, MA: Media Education Foundation.

Putnam, R. D. (2000). Bowling alone: The collapse and revival of American community. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Free Speech/First Amendment

Collins, R.K.L., & Chaltain, S. (2011). We must not be afraid to be free: Stories of free expression in America. New York: Oxford University Press.

Cousineau, P. (2011). Beyond forgiveness: Reflections on atonement. San Francisco, CA: Jossey Bass Publishers.

Lewis, A. (2007). Freedom for the thought that we hate: A biography of the first amendment. New York: Basic Books.

Business and Workplace

Patterson, K., Grenny, J., McMillan, R, Switzler, A., & Covey, S. R. (2002). Crucial conversations: Tools for talking when stakes are high. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Pearson, C., & Porath, C. (2009). The cost of bad behavior: How incivility is damaging your business and what to do about it. New York: Portfolio.

Sutton, R. I. (2007). The no asshole rule: Building a civilized workplace and surviving one that isnít. New York: Warner Business Books.

Articles

Anderson, L.M., & Pearson, CM. (1999). Tit for Tat? The spiraling effect of incivility in the workplace. Academy of Management Review, 24 (3), 452-471.

Cortina, L.M., Magley, V J., Hunter, W., Williams, J., & Day L.R. (2001). Incivility in the workplace: Incidence and impact. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 6 (1), 64-80.

FernŠndez-ArŠoz, C., Groysberg, B., & Nohria, N. (2009). The Definitive Guide to Recruiting in Good Times and Bad. Harvard Business Review, 87(5), 74-84.

Griffith, D.B. (2003). Promoting Civility in the Workplace. CUPA-HR Journal, 54 (2), 11-13.

Lim, S., Cortina, L. M.., & Magley, V. L. (2008). Personal and Workgroup Incivility: Impact on Work and Health Outcomes. Journal of Applied Psychology, 93(1), 95-107.

Moulton, J.F. (1924). Law and Manners. Atlantic Monthly (July, 1924) (quoted in Kidder, Rushworth M. 1995. How Good People Make Tough Choices: Resolving the Dilemmas of Ethical Living. New York: Morrow.

Pearson, C. M., Anderson, L. M., & Wegner, J. W. (2001). When Workers Flout Convention: A Study of Workplace Incivility. Human Relations, 54(11), 1387-1419.

Pearson, C. M., & Porath, C. L. (2005). On the Nature, Consequences and Remedies of Workplace Incivility: No Time for ĎNiceí? Think Again. Academy of Management Executive, 19 (1), 7-18

Porath, C., & Pearson, C. (2009). How Toxic Colleagues Corrode Performance. Harvard Business Review, 87 (4), p. 24.

Sutton, R. (2007). Building the Civilized Workplace. The McKinsey Quarterly, Second Quarter, 47-55.