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(University of St Andrews, 2019-06-28) - Thesis
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 ...
Experiences of young adult Muslim second generation immigrants in Britain : beyond acculturation
(University of St Andrews, 2016-06-21) - Thesis
This research is an attempt to understand the living experiences of young adult Muslim SGIs, in Britain. This research advocates to understand their living experiences from the perspective of social identity approach which ...
Cognition in inter-group relations : the effect of group membership on theory of mind and its precursors
(University of St Andrews, 2012) - Thesis
Social categorization based on group membership has a significant and broad influence on behaviour (Turner, Hogg, Oakes, Reicher, & Wetherell, 1987). People perceived as being of the same group, ‘in-group’ members, are ...
Humiliation : understanding its nature, experience and consequences
(University of St Andrews, 2015) - Thesis
This thesis examined the nature, experience and consequences of humiliation among Dalits (ex-Untouchables) in India (and also among UK students for comparative purposes). Social psychological research looks at humiliation ...
From family metaphor to national attachment? a social identity approach towards framing nationhood
(University of St Andrews, 2013-06-25) - Thesis
The central question of this thesis is: “How can people be mobilised to feel strongly attached to or invest into their nations?” Following a review of literature on the psychology of nationhood, a social identity approach ...
Masculinity and sexual coercion : a paradoxical relationship
(University of St Andrews, 2003) - Thesis
Previous work on masculinity and sexual coercion has proposed either that sexual coercion is an expression of a traditional ideology of masculinity, or that sexual coercion is a resource in the construction of masculinity. ...
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 ...
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 ...