Stability and fracture of social groups
- Mathematics2017 55th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing (Allerton)
The aim is to consider simple mathematical models incorporating a selection of social and psychological theory which describes these phenomena as a way to understand their interplay, and describe the trade-offs and challenges.
A Collective Fear of the Collective: Implications for Selves and Theories of Selves
Drawing on recent analyses of the self in many cultures, the authors suggest that the cultural ideal of independence of the self from the collective has dominated European-American social…
Value Congruence and Convergence Within Voluntary Associations: Ethnocentrism in Belgian Organizations
The observation of a positive relation between social interaction and tolerance levels is routinely explained by invoking a contact mechanism: interaction with different groups within society leads…
Group composition, salience, and cognitive representations: The phenomenology of being in a group.
Inclusion of community in self scale: A single‐item pictorial measure of community connectedness
We developed a single-item pictorial measure of community connectedness, building on the theoretical and methodological traditions of the selfexpansion model (Aron & Aron, 1986). The Inclusion of…
Intergroup relations and group solidarity : Effects of group identification and social beliefs on depersonalized attraction
An intergroup extension of M. A. Hogg's (1992, 1993) social attraction hypothesis is proposed. Netball teams were investigated with measures assessing the relationship between (a) objective status;…
Big fish in small ponds: a social hierarchy analysis of intergroup bias.
- PsychologyJournal of personality and social psychology
High- and low-self-esteem group members received feedback about their individual performance as well as that of their own group and an out-group. They then evaluated both groups. Yoked-control…
Perceived Group Variability and the Salience of Personal and Social Identity
In this chapter the relation between personal and social identity salience and perceived group variability is analysed. The hypothesis is proposed that the out-group homogeneity effect occurs mainly…
SOCIAL IDENTITY AND SELF-CATEGORIZATION THEORIES’ CONTRIBUTION TO UNDERSTANDING IDENTIFICATION, SALIENCE AND DIVERSITY IN TEAMS AND ORGANIZATIONS
Social Class, Interactional Pragmatics and the Likely Lads
Abstract Long exposed to the democraticising effects of modernity, Britain's class structure supposedly collapsed during the 1990s (Turner 2013), though against this contention there is ample…