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The social psychology of protest
Social psychological research has taught us a lot about why people protest. This article provides a theoretical and empirical overview. Discussed are grievances, efficacy, identification, emotions
MOBILIZATION AND PARTICIPATION: SOCIAL-PSYCHOLOGICAL EXPANSIONS OF RESOURCE MOBILIZATION THEORY*
Resource mobilization theorists have nearly abandoned social-psychological analysis of social movements. In this paper a fresh case is made for social psychology. New insights in psychology are
Politicized collective identity. A social psychological analysis.
TLDR
It is proposed that people evince politicized collective identity to the extent that they engage as self-conscious group members in a power struggle on behalf of their group knowing that it is the more inclusive societal context in which this struggle has to be fought out.
POTENTIALS, NETWORKS, MOTIVATIONS, AND BARRIERS: STEPS TOWARDS PARTICIPATION IN SOCIAL MOVEMENTS *
Four aspects of mobilization are distinguished: formation of mobilization potentials, formation and activation of recruitment networks, arousal of motivation to participate, and removal of barriers
The Demand and Supply of Participation: social psychological correlates of participation in a social movement
Abstract This paper provides a review of recent developments in the social psychology of movement participation. It begins with a description of forms of participation and continues with a discussion
How Group Identification Helps to Overcome the Dilemma of Collective Action
According to the basic assumption underlying this article, people are more likely to participate in protest the more they feel that a group they identify with is treated unjustly. Depersonalization
Embeddedness and Identity: How Immigrants Turn Grievances into Action
The social and political integration of Muslim immigrants into Western societies is among the most pressing problems of today. Research documents how immigrant communities are increasingly under
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