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The Ambivalent PartisanHow Critical Loyalty Promotes Democracy

The Ambivalent Partisan: How Critical Loyalty Promotes Democracy

Howard G. Lavine, Christopher D. Johnston, and Marco R. Steenbergen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199772759
eISBN:
9780199979622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772759.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

Over the past half-century, two overarching topics have dominated the study of mass political behaviour: How do ordinary citizens form their political judgments, and how good are they from a ... More

Beyond BetrayalThe Priest Sex Abuse Crisis, the Voice of the Faithful, and the Process of Collective Identity

Beyond Betrayal: The Priest Sex Abuse Crisis, the Voice of the Faithful, and the Process of Collective Identity

Patricia Ewick and Marc W. Steinberg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226644127
eISBN:
9780226644431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226644431.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

On January 6, 2002 the Boston Globe published a reports on the Catholic Church cover up of sexual abuse by priests. The banner headline told a tragic story that would, in its basic plot, be repeated ... More

Cognitive SearchEvolution, Algorithms, and the Brain

Cognitive Search: Evolution, Algorithms, and the Brain

Peter M. Todd, Thomas T. Hills, and Trevor W. Robbins (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262018098
eISBN:
9780262306003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018098.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

Over a century ago, William James proposed that people search through memory much as they rummage through a house looking for lost keys. Like other animal species search space, we scour our ... More

Consumerist EncountersFlirting with Things and Images

Consumerist Encounters: Flirting with Things and Images

Sreedeep Bhattacharya

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190125561
eISBN:
9780190991333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190125561.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction, Culture

Economic liberalization and globalization in India in the early 1990s resulted in a whirlwind of consumerist activities. New material and visual temptations swept markets, infiltrated consumer minds ... More

Contentious MindsHow Talk and Ties Sustain Activism

Contentious Minds: How Talk and Ties Sustain Activism

Florence Passy and Gian-Andrea Monsch

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190078010
eISBN:
9780190078058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078010.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Psychology and Interaction

Why does the mind matter for joint action? Contentious Minds is a comparative study of how cognitive and relational processes allow activists to sustain their commitment. With survey data and ... More

Ethics in an Age of Terror and GenocideIdentity and Moral Choice

Ethics in an Age of Terror and Genocide: Identity and Moral Choice

Kristen Renwick Monroe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151373
eISBN:
9781400840366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151373.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

What causes genocide? Why do some stand by, doing nothing, while others risk their lives to help the persecuted? This book analyzes riveting interviews with bystanders, Nazi supporters, and rescuers ... More

Haunting HandsMobile Media Practices and Loss

Haunting Hands: Mobile Media Practices and Loss

Kathleen M. Cumiskey and Larissa Hjorth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190634971
eISBN:
9780190635008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190634971.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

From natural disasters to private funerals, digital media are playing a central role in the documentation and commemoration of shared significant events and individual loss experiences. Yet few ... More

Hidden in Plain SightThe Social Structure of Irrelevance

Hidden in Plain Sight: The Social Structure of Irrelevance

Eviatar Zerubavel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199366606
eISBN:
9780190225780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199366606.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction, Culture

While examining its neuro-cognitive hardware, psychology usually ignores the socio-cognitive software underlying human attention. Yet although it is nature that equips us with our sense organs, it is ... More

The HingeCivil Society, Group Cultures, and the Power of Local Commitments

The Hinge: Civil Society, Group Cultures, and the Power of Local Commitments

Gary Alan Fine

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226745527
eISBN:
9780226745831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226745831.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

The Hinge is an exploration of the way in which vibrant groups and established local communities help to create bonds within civil society and lead to the development of institutional commitments. ... More

Identity Theory

Identity Theory

Peter J. Burke and Jan E. Stets

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195388275
eISBN:
9780199943937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388275.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

The concept of identity has become widespread within the social and behavioral sciences in recent years, cutting across disciplines from psychiatry and psychology to political science and sociology. ... More

Inventing the Ties That BindImagined Relationships in Moral and Political Life

Inventing the Ties That Bind: Imagined Relationships in Moral and Political Life

Francesca Polletta

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226734170
eISBN:
9780226734347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226734347.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

At a time of sharp economic inequalities and political polarization, Inventing the Ties that Bind explores how Americans cooperate in workplaces, grassroots social movements, unions, churches, ... More

Mixed MessagesNorms and Social Control around Teen Sex and Pregnancy

Mixed Messages: Norms and Social Control around Teen Sex and Pregnancy

Stefanie Mollborn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190633271
eISBN:
9780190633318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190633271.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Social Psychology and Interaction

Teenagers in the United States hear mixed messages about sexuality from the people and institutions around them. These social norms are important for understanding teen sexuality because they shape ... More

Navigating Environmental Attitudes

Navigating Environmental Attitudes

Thomas A. Heberlein

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199773329
eISBN:
9780199979639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773329.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

The environment, and how humans affect it, is more of a concern now than ever. We are constantly told that halting climate change requires raising awareness, changing attitudes, and finally altering ... More

Parenting for a Digital FutureHow Hopes and Fears about Technology Shape Children's Lives

Parenting for a Digital Future: How Hopes and Fears about Technology Shape Children's Lives

Sonia Livingstone and Alicia Blum-Ross

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190874698
eISBN:
9780190874735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874698.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family, Social Psychology and Interaction

In the decades it takes to bring up a child, parents face challenges that are both helped and hindered by the fact that they are living through a period of unprecedented digital innovation. Drawing ... More

Play and the Human Condition

Play and the Human Condition

Thomas S. Henricks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039072
eISBN:
9780252097058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039072.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This book brings together ways of considering play to probe its essential relationship to work, ritual, and communitas. The book examines the causes, consequences, and contexts of play. Focusing on ... More

ShameA Brief History

Shame: A Brief History

Peter N. Stearns

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041402
eISBN:
9780252050008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041402.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This book explores what we know about the history of shame, from early human societies onward, and explicitly links historical patterns and complexities to current issues surrounding shame. As both a ... More

Social Networks of Meaning and Communication

Social Networks of Meaning and Communication

Jan Fuhse

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190275433
eISBN:
9780190275457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190275433.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction, Social Theory

Social structures can be fruitfully studied as networks of social relationships. These should not be conceptualized, and examined, as stable, acultural patterns of ties. Building on relational ... More

Solitary ActionActing on Our Own in Everyday Life

Solitary Action: Acting on Our Own in Everyday Life

Ira J. Cohen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190258573
eISBN:
9780190258597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190258573.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory, Social Psychology and Interaction

This book presents a unique and engaging view of the world of behaviors individuals perform by themselves. The book’s central claim is that solitary action, in its many diverse and often highly ... More

Someone To Talk To

Someone To Talk To

Mario Luis Small

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190661427
eISBN:
9780190661458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190661427.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

When people are facing difficulties, they often feel the need for a confidant—a person to vent to or talk things through with who will offer sympathy or understanding. How do they decide on whom to ... More

Tacit Racism

Tacit Racism

Anne Warfield Rawls and Waverly Duck

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226703558
eISBN:
9780226703725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703725.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

Every time we interact with another person, we draw unconsciously on a set of expectations to guide us through the encounter. What many of us in the United States—especially White people—do not ... More

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