9780631215332

Representations of the Social : Bridging Theoretical Traditions

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  • ISBN13:

    9780631215332

  • ISBN10:

    0631215336

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-10-08
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Summary

This broad-ranging volume introduces social representation theory to a general readership, explaining how humans construct a framework of shared references which defines how we think about our world.

Author Biography

Kay Deaux is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at The City University of New York. She is past president of the American Psychological Society and is author/editor of many books and journal articles.

Gina PhilogFne is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Sarah Lawrence College (Bronxville, New York). She has published several journal articles in both the United States and Europe and is the author of From Black to African American: A New Social Representation (1999).

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments viii
List of Contributors
x
Part I: Framing the Issues 1(36)
Introduction
3(5)
Gina Philogene
Kay Deaux
Why a Theory of Social Representations?
8(29)
Serge Moscovici
Part II: Doing Social Representation Research 37(92)
A Theory of Methods
39(3)
Gina Philogene
A Structural Approach to Social Representations
42(6)
Jean-Claude Abric
The King is Naked. Critical Advertisement and Fashion: The Benetton Phenomenon
48(35)
Annamaria Silvana de Rosa
Social Positioning and Social Representations
83(13)
Alain Clemence
Human Rights Studied as Normative Social Representations
96(17)
Willem Doise
From Race to Culture: The Emergence of African American
113(16)
Gina Philogene
Part III: Social Representation and Social Construction 129(70)
Functional Aspects of Social Representation
131(16)
Saadi Lahlou
Killer Tomatoes! Collective Symbolic Coping with Biotechnology
147(18)
Wolfgang Wagner
Nicole Kronberger
Social Representations, Public Life, and Social Construction
165(18)
Sandra Jovchelovitch
Social Representations: Catching a Good Idea
183(7)
Hazel Rose Markus
Victoria C. Plaut
What We Do and Don't Know about the Functions of Social Representations
190(9)
John T. Jost
Gabriel Ignatow
Part IV: Social Representation and Social Categorization 199(56)
Social Categorization: Towards Theoretical Integration
201(16)
Martha Augoustinos
The When and the Why of How: From Mental Representations to Social Representations
217(11)
Fabio Lorenzi-Cioldi
Attitudes, Social Representations, and Beyond
228(14)
George Gaskell
Social Cognition, Social Representations, and the Dilemmas of Social Theory Construction
242(7)
Arie W. Kruglanski
Social and Societal Pragmatism
249(6)
Susan T. Fiske
Part V: Social Representation and Social Identification 255(66)
Representations, Identities, Resistance
257(14)
Gerard Duveen
Social Representational Constraints upon Identity Processes
271(14)
Glynis M Breakwell
E-motional Memory and the Identity System: Its Interplay with Representations of the Social World
285(20)
Marisa Zavalloni
Social Identities and Social Representations: A Question of Priority?
305(7)
Marilynn B. Brewer
Meaning and Making: Some Comments on Content and Process
312(6)
Kay Deaux
Epilogue
318(3)
Kay Deaux
Gina Philogene
References 321(28)
Index 349

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