By Alexa Ispas
What makes us divide the area into ‘us’ and ‘them’? How do we exert social effect over others? whilst does a relaxed protest develop into a revolt? Why are a few politicians heroes someday and villains the following? the place will we locate the assets to withstand authoritarian regimes?
Taking those questions as a kick off point, the publication examines political behavior from a social id standpoint. Supported by means of over 20 years of empirical learn, this attitude distinguishes among our own id, that is favourite once we contemplate ourselves as participants, and our social identification, which involves the fore once we examine ourselves as participants of teams. The social id viewpoint argues that our political behaviour is essentially ruled by way of our social identification, and discusses the consequences this has for politics, rather for social impact, crowd occasions, management, and authoritarian regimes.
Accessible and interesting, the content material covers quite a lot of political issues, resembling the way categorizing ourselves into teams impacts how we understand the social international, the consequences of categorization for social impact, the improvement of crowd occasions, the dynamics of management, and the mechanisms underlying obedience lower than authoritarian regimes. The booklet will entice complicated undergraduate and postgraduate scholars throughout a number of disciplines, in addition to to political activists and leaders.
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Psychology and Politics: A Social Identity Perspective (Routledge Monographs in Behavioural Science) by Alexa Ispas