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Retrieval processes in social identification
(University of St Andrews, 2015-06-23) - Thesis,
The utility of selective retrieval processes in our everyday lives is evident across the varied contexts we are subjected to as human beings. Memory is characterised by an unlimited storage capacity, but limited retrieval ...
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 ...
Understanding collective action in repressive contexts : the role of perceived risk in shaping collective action intentions
(University of St Andrews, 2017-06-20) - Thesis,
The aim of the present research is to advance a general predictive model of the social psychological processes underlying collective action in contexts where collective action is met with significant repression by the ...
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 ...