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Rediscovering the social group: A self-categorization theory.
1. Introducing the Problem: Individual and Group 2. Rediscovering the Social Group 3. A Self-Categorization Theory 4. The Analysis of Social Influence 5. Social Identity 6. The Salience of Social…
Discourse and Social Psychology: Beyond Attitudes and Behaviour
`Potter and Wetherell have genuinely presented us with a different way of working in social psychology. The book's clarity means that it has the power to influence a lot of people ill-at-ease with…
Positioning and Interpretative Repertoires: Conversation Analysis and Post-Structuralism in Dialogue
- M. Wetherell
- 1 July 1998
This article focuses on Schegloff's (1997) comments on critical discourse analysis and evaluates their force in relation to the analysis of a segment of a group discussion with three young white…
Affect and Emotion: A New Social Science Understanding
- M. Wetherell
- Psychology, Biology
- 13 February 2012
This book discusses Affect: Lines of Argument, Negotiating Affect: Discourse, Representation and Affective Meaning-Making, and Circulating Affect: Waves of Feeling, Contagion and affective Transmission.
Mapping the Language of Racism. Discourse and the Legitimation of Exploitation. (Löschper)
The topics of race and racism are often treated narrowly in social psychological and other social scientific literature, usually being presented as subcategories of stereotyping or prejudice or…
Negotiating Hegemonic Masculinity: Imaginary Positions and Psycho-Discursive Practices
In this article we provide a critical analysis of the concept of hegemonic masculinity. We argue that although this concept embodies important theoretical insights, it is insufficiently developed as…
Discourse as Data: A Guide for Analysis
Though the text will be a perfect companion to the simultaneously published Reader, its broad coverage, combined with didactic, practical guidance should make this important reading for any student or researcher wishing to learn more about discourse analysis.
Knowing what to think by knowing who you are: self-categorization and the nature of norm formation, conformity and group polarization.
- D. Abrams, M. Wetherell, S. Cochrane, M. Hogg, J. Turner
- PsychologyThe British journal of social psychology
- 1 June 1990
Two experiments show that self-categorization can be a crucial determining factor in social influence, when categorical differences between two subgroups within a discussion group are made salient, and convergence of opinion between the subgroups is inhibited.
Jockeying for Position: The Construction of Masculine Identities
In this paper we examine the construction of masculine identities within a real-life social situation. Using data from an extensive series of interviews with small groups of sixth-form…