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dc.contributor.authorReicher, Stephen David
dc.contributor.authorStott, Clifford
dc.identifier.citationReicher , S D & Stott , C 2020 , ' On order and disorder during the COVID-19 pandemic ' , British Journal of Social Psychology , vol. 59 , no. 3 , pp. 694-702 .
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 268894565
dc.identifier.otherPURE UUID: faff49ef-3d41-4fab-853d-1a57216352a9
dc.identifier.otherScopus: 85087302045
dc.identifier.otherWOS: 000545825000001
dc.descriptionFunding: Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.en
dc.description.abstractIn this paper, we analyse the conditions under which the COVID‐19 pandemic will lead either to social order (adherence to measures put in place by authorities to control the pandemic) or to social disorder (resistance to such measures and the emergence of open conflict). Using examples from different countries (principally the United Kingdom, the United States, and France), we first isolate three factors which determine whether people accept or reject control measures. These are the historical context of state‐public relations, the nature of leadership during the pandemic and procedural justice in the development and operation of these measures. Second, we analyse the way the crisis is policed and how forms of policing determine whether dissent will escalate into open conflict. We conclude by considering the prospects for order/disorder as the pandemic unfolds.
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dc.rightsCopyright © 2020 The Authors. British Journal of Social Psychology published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd on behalf of British Psychological Society. This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.en
dc.subjectSocial orderen
dc.subjectSocial disorderen
dc.subjectShared social identityen
dc.subjectProcedural justiceen
dc.subjectBF Psychologyen
dc.subjectHV Social pathology. Social and public welfareen
dc.subjectRA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicineen
dc.titleOn order and disorder during the COVID-19 pandemicen
dc.typeJournal articleen
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dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.Centre for Research into Equality, Diversity & Inclusionen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.St Andrews Sustainability Instituteen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.School of Psychology and Neuroscienceen
dc.description.statusPeer revieweden

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