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Social Identifications and Pro-Social Activity in Poland

Katarzyna Hamer and Jakub Gutowski

in On Behalf of Others: The Psychology of Care in a Global World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195385557
eISBN:
9780199864669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385557.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Globalization has opened up the possibility of widening an individual’s sense of belonging to broader and perhaps more abstract commonalities, such as Europe or humanity. The more locally bounded ... More


The Kindness of Strangers: Prosocial Behavior on the Internet

Lee Sproull, Caryn A. Conley, and Jae Yun Moon

in The Social Net: Understanding our online behavior

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199639540
eISBN:
9780191747748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639540.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines online prosocial behavior, defined as voluntary intentional actions, taking place on the Internet, to benefit others with no expectation of personal reward. The focus is on ... More


Triangles of Relief: Klezmer and the Negotiation of Identities

Magdalena Waligórska

in Klezmer’s Afterlife: An Ethnography of the Jewish Music Revival in Poland and Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199995790
eISBN:
9780199346424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199995790.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Presenting the potential of the klezmer scene as a site of difficult “truth-telling” (Lehrer), this chapter looks at the consequences that the intensive contact with the culture of the other has for ... More


Social Identity in War

Kenneth Payne

in The Psychology of Strategy: Exploring Rationality in the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190227234
eISBN:
9780190492120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190227234.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The social identity of policymakers provides one of the key motivations for strategy. In particular, strategists are motivated to improve their standing within their referent group, and to enhance ... More


Black and Blue: How African Americans Judge the U.S. Legal System

James L. Gibson and Michael Nelson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190865214
eISBN:
9780190865252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865214.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

It is not hyperbole to proclaim that a crisis of legal legitimacy exists in the relationships between African Americans and the law and legal authorities and institutions that govern them. However, ... More


Symbols of Justice or of Social Control? Legal Authority and the Views of African Americans

James L. Gibson and Michael J. Nelson

in Black and Blue: How African Americans Judge the U.S. Legal System

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190865214
eISBN:
9780190865252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865214.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Extant research has established that black and white Americans hold vastly different explicit attitudes about law, justice, and the legal system. What has not been established, however, is whether ... More


The Legal System and Its African American Constituents

James L. Gibson and Michael J. Nelson

in Black and Blue: How African Americans Judge the U.S. Legal System

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190865214
eISBN:
9780190865252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865214.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Despite popular reports that the legal system is in a state of crisis with respect to its African American constituents, research on black public opinion in general is limited owing to the difficulty ... More


Questions: Answered and Unanswered

James L. Gibson and Michael J. Nelson

in Black and Blue: How African Americans Judge the U.S. Legal System

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190865214
eISBN:
9780190865252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865214.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

We have investigated the differences in support for the U.S. Supreme Court among black, Hispanic, and white Americans, catalogued the variation in African Americans’ group attachments and experiences ... More


Change in the Legitimacy of the U.S. Supreme Court

James L. Gibson and Michael J. Nelson

in Black and Blue: How African Americans Judge the U.S. Legal System

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190865214
eISBN:
9780190865252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865214.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Positivity Theory suggests that increased exposure to the symbols of judicial authority stimulates positive associations within individuals that help courts build and maintain their legitimacy. ... More


Group Identities and Experiences with Legal Authorities

James L. Gibson and Michael J. Nelson

in Black and Blue: How African Americans Judge the U.S. Legal System

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190865214
eISBN:
9780190865252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865214.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Black and white Americans hold vastly different explicit attitudes about law, justice, and the legal system. But to what extent are the views of blacks toward the legal system homogeneous? We argue ... More


Have Ferguson and Its Companions Contaminated Black Support for Legal Institutions?

James L. Gibson and Michael J. Nelson

in Black and Blue: How African Americans Judge the U.S. Legal System

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190865214
eISBN:
9780190865252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865214.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Given that African Americans have been victimized by the abuses of individual police officers as well as by discriminatory public policies such as “stop-and-frisk,” it is no surprise that ... More


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