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Arguing and Thinking: A Rhetorical Approach to Social Psychology
Arguing and Thinking is an entertaining and scholarly exposition of ideas of rhetoric - from Classical times to the nineteenth century - viewed as social psychological theories. It isExpand
Social categorization and intergroup behaviour
The aim of the studies was to assess the effefcs of social categorization on intergroup behaviour when, in the intergroup situation, neither calculations of individual interest nor previouslyExpand
Ideological Dilemmas: A Social Psychology of Everyday Thinking
A major contribution to the social scientific understanding of how people make sense of their lives, Ideological Dilemmas presents an illuminating new approach to the study of everyday thinking.Expand
Ideology and Opinions: Studies in Rhetorical Psychology
Ideology, Rhetoric and Opinions Thinking as Arguing Social Representations and Rhetoric The Very Ordinary Life of Young Conservatives Arguments in Fascist Propaganda The Concept of 'Prejudice'Expand
Laughter and Ridicule: Towards a Social Critique of Humour
Introduction A Critique of Positive Humour PART ONE: HISTORICAL ASPECTS Superiority Theories Hobbes and other Misogelasts Incongruity Theories and Gentlemanly Laughter Victorian Relief Theory BergsonExpand
Social categorization and similarity in intergroup behaviour
The present study is one of a series exploring the role of social categorization in intergroup behaviour. It has been found in our previous studies that in ‚minimal' situations, in which the subjectsExpand
Humour and Hatred: The Racist Jokes of the Ku Klux Klan
The article examines the links between humour and hatred - a topic that is often ignored by researchers of prejudice. The article studies three websites that present racist humour and displayExpand
The notion of ‘prejudice’: Some rhetorical and ideological aspects
This article looks at the ideological meaning ofthe denial of prejudice, which is common in contemporary discourse on race. Even fascist writers deny their own prejudice, and the use of 'disclaimers'Expand
Freudian Repression: Conversation Creating the Unconscious
Acknowledgements 1. Introduction 2. The importance of repression 3. Thinking, speaking and repressing 4. Language, politeness and desire 5. Oedipal desires and Oedipal parents 6. Remembering toExpand
Accounts of health and illness: Dilemmas and representations
This paper argues that people's views of health and illness are best understood as accounts that they give to others. In that sense, such beliefs are neither the expression of fixed inner attitudes,Expand