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Understanding Peace and Conflict Through Social Identity Theory

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Social Identity Theory
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    Chapter 2 Towards a Clearer Understanding of Social Identity Theory’s Self-Esteem Hypothesis
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    Chapter 3 Between the Lines of Us and Them: Identity Threat, Anxious Uncertainty, and Reactive In-Group Affirmation: How Can Antisocial Outcomes be Prevented?
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    Chapter 4 Identity and Acculturation Processes in Multicultural Societies
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    Chapter 5 Tyranny and Leadership
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    Chapter 6 Crowd Behaviour and Collective Action
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    Chapter 7 Reintegration of Child Soldiers: The Role of Social Identity in the Recruitment and Reintegration of Child Soldiers
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    Chapter 8 Symbolic Reminders of Identity
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    Chapter 9 Identity and Psychological Health
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    Chapter 10 Global Climate Change: A Social Identity Perspective on Informational and Structural Interventions
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    Chapter 11 Social Identity Theory as a Theory of Change: The Case of South Africa
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    Chapter 12 Social Identity and Conflict in Northern Uganda
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    Chapter 13 Representations of Social Identities in Rwanda
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    Chapter 14 Social Identity Theory and Intergroup Conflict in Northern Ireland
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    Chapter 15 Social Identity in a Divided Cyprus
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    Chapter 16 Building National Identity in Newborn Kosovo: Challenges of Integrating National Identity with Ethnic Identity Among Kosovar Albanians and Kosovar Serbs
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    Chapter 17 Canada, a Fertile Ground for Intergroup Relations and Social Identity Theory
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    Chapter 18 Social Identities and Conflict in Chile: The Role of Historical and Political Processes
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    Chapter 19 Identity, Contact, and Health Among Majority and Minority Ethnic Groups in Mexico and Chile
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    Chapter 20 Social Identity and Peace in the Modern Middle East: Insights from the United Arab Emirates
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    Chapter 21 Collective and Social Identities in Philippine Peacebuilding: Does a Superordinate Bangsamoro Social Identity Mediate the Effects of Collective Ethnic Identity?
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    Chapter 22 “Aussie, Aussie, Aussie, Oi, Oi, Oi”: Situating and Understanding Social Identities in Australia
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    Chapter 23 Conclusion: The Next Voyage
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    Chapter 24 Erratum to: Social Identity and Conflict in Northern Uganda
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Chapter title
Social Identity Theory
Chapter number 1
Book title
Understanding Peace and Conflict Through Social Identity Theory
Published in
Peace Psychology Book Series, June 2016
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-29869-6_1
Book ISBNs
978-3-31-929867-2, 978-3-31-929869-6

Michael A. Hogg, Hogg, Michael A.


Shelley McKeown, Reeshma Haji, Neil Ferguson

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Country Count As %
Unknown 233 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 7 3%
Researcher 4 2%
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 2%
Student > Bachelor 3 1%
Professor > Associate Professor 1 <1%
Other 1 <1%
Unknown 213 91%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Business, Management and Accounting 6 3%
Social Sciences 5 2%
Psychology 2 <1%
Environmental Science 1 <1%
Linguistics 1 <1%
Other 4 2%
Unknown 214 92%
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