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This is a course on social norms, the rules that glue societies together. It teaches how to diagnose social norms, and how to distinguish them from other social constructs, like customs or conventions. These distinctions are crucial for effective policy interventions aimed to create new, beneficial norms or eliminate harmful ones. The course teaches how to measure social norms and the expectations that support them, and how to decide whether they cause specific behaviors. The course is a joint Penn-UNICEF project, and it includes many examples of norms that sustain behaviors like child marriage, gender violence and sanitation practices. This is Part 1 of the Social Norms, Social Change series. In these lectures, I introduce all the basic concepts and definitions, such as social expectations and conditional preferences, that help us distinguish between different types of social practices like customs, descriptive norms and social norms. Expectations and preferences can be measured, and these lectures explain how to measure them. Measurement is crucial to understanding the nature of the practice you are facing, as well as whether an intervention was or was not successful, and why. In Part 2, we will put into practice all we have learned in Part 1. New! Please use this link for a 30% discount on the recommended book that accompanies this course!




This course opened my mind as to understand what moves people to do and/or think the way they do -and how to measure it- in order to be able to correctly intervene for social change. Simply amazing.



This course will open your eyes to different behavioural patterns that human engage in, teach how about the suppossed mudane but important things in our society and also how to carry out a research.


Social Norms, Social Change I: 201 - 225 / 472 レビュー

by Luz H H


The content was clear, relevant and contextualized for a better understanding throughout the lectures.

by Nirina A


It's very interesting for monitoring the Social Change. I's very useful for implementing the programme

by JOY O


So far, the course has been very interesting and elaborative. Thank you so much for this opportunity.

by Kirubhaharan j


This course social norms and social I can help to understand current situation take in part of world

by Ritsu N


Very useful course. Gave me a lot of ideas on how to go about designing social change initiatives.

by Mahrukh I I S


This course is very much informative that we can learn about different perspectives of human life

by Sheikh Z R


Excellent course especially the presentation and the lecture of the professor is full of clarity.

by Quji B


Very practical and concise course. Very useful in identifying and treating various social norms.

by Oiram J B d S J


Excelent course to whom need critical information about how to change the society to welfare.



Mind opening! culturally educating! Brilliant....nice...well structured and highly relevant!

by Jacob A M


I was much interested and have learn many concepts in this course. The course very excellent

by Md. M M


Great lectures. Repetition made catch the previous discussions and go on to the next level.

by Basudev M


It's a very useful course to understand the society and various dynamics of social change.

by Serena C


I really enjoyed this course. It taught me a lot about things I didn't really understand.

by Tofail A


Excellent way of learning in collective approach with examples. I am enjoying the course.

by Marta G


Good course! I refresh a lot of my old competence and learn new things! thankyou so much

by Fabian L


Very interesting. The concepts are continously repeated which makes it easy to remember.

by Gabrielle D


I loved this class. As a social entrepreneur, I found it both surprising and inspiring !

by Daniel W C N


I​ absolutely learnt alot. Both the videos and notes are very clear and easy to follow.

by Habib H


Very informative to learn basic concepts of Socials Norms and Social Change theories

by Mohammad A


A great course indeed! Excellent lecture together with theory and on field examples!

by Alanah K


Engaging and experienced lecturer. Relevant and interesting case studies. Loved it

by Fabiano M


The course is fantastic, and I'm looking forward to applying the concepts in real.

by Takondwa K


The Course is very helpful and the materials very relevant and easy to understand.

by Ronnel J C


I have learned a lot and it will help me in formulating better interview questions