Understanding Peace and Conflict Through Social Identity by Shelley McKeown, Reeshma Haji, Neil Ferguson

By Shelley McKeown, Reeshma Haji, Neil Ferguson

This quantity brings jointly views on social id and peace psychology to discover the position that categorization performs in either clash and peace-building. to take action, it attracts major students from the world over in a complete exploration of social identification concept and its program to a few of the world’s such a lot urgent difficulties, equivalent to intrastate clash, rebellion within the center east, the refugee problem, international warming, racism and peace development. a very important subject matter of the amount is that social id concept impacts we all, regardless of even if we're at the moment in a kingdom of clash or one additional alongside within the peace strategy.

the amount is prepared into sections. part 1 makes a speciality of the improvement of social id concept. Grounded within the pioneering paintings of Dr. Henri Tajfel, part 1 offers the reader with a old heritage of the idea, in addition to its present advancements. Then, part 2 brings jointly a chain of kingdom case stories targeting problems with identification throughout 5 continents. This part allows cross-cultural comparisons when it comes to technique and findings, and encourages the reader to spot normal purposes of id to the knowledge of peace in addition to functions which may be extra suitable in particular contexts. Taken jointly, those sections supply a latest and various account of the kingdom of social id examine in clash occasions and peace psychology today.

it's obvious that any account of peace calls for an difficult knowing of id either as a reason and final result of clash, in addition to a possible source to be harnessed within the advertising and upkeep of peace. Understanding Peace and clash via Social id concept: ContemporaryGlobal Perspectives goals to aid in attaining such an figuring out and as such is a worthy source to these learning peace and clash, psychologists, sociologists, anthropologists, public coverage makers, and all these attracted to the ways that social identification affects our world.

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