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The experience of participating in crowds : shared identity, relatedness and emotionality
(University of St Andrews, 2012-06-19) - Thesis,
The aim of this thesis is to extend the social identity model of crowd behaviour (Reicher, 1984, 1987, 1996) by exploring the experience of collective participation, with an emphasis upon quality of within-crowd social ...
Group identification and perceived discrimination : a study of international students in the UK
(University of St Andrews, 2010-06-23) - Thesis,
This thesis examined how international students experience life in the UK and, in particular, how these students respond to experiences with discrimination and social exclusion. Specifically, we drew on the rejection-i ...
Virtuous violence : a social identity approach to understanding the politics of prejudice in inter-group relations
(University of St Andrews, 2016-11-30) - Thesis,
The aim of the thesis is to provide a social identity account of the politics of mobilisation: based on hatred mostly, in contrast with accounts of solidarity. The bulk of the thesis concentrates on exploring how and why ...
Money and 'self' : towards a social psychology of money and its usage
(University of St Andrews, 2003) - Thesis,
This thesis contends that the subjective meanings and value attached to money may, in part, be a function of identity-related norms and values. This proposed relationship between identity issues and monetary attitudes/behaviour ...
Scots' attitudes to Britain and to the European Union : the psychology of national segregation and supra-national integration
(University of St Andrews, 2005) - Thesis,
This thesis is concerned with attitudes towards supra-national bodies, and more specifically with Scots' attitudes towards union in Britain and Europe. Firstly, it is suggested that support for, or opposition, to integration ...