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Shared Beliefs in a Society

Shared Beliefs in a Society
Social Psychological Analysis

Other Titles in:
Social Psychology (General)

August 2000 | 232 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Shared Beliefs in a Society is a much-needed contribution to societal psychology, a new emerging subfield of social psychology, which studies societies from a social psychological perspective. Daniel Bar-Tal presents his work of the last 15 years on shared beliefs in societies under one conceptual framework from which to identify beliefs held in common by entire societies and nations. Using examples form the history, politics, sociology, culture, and education from different societies, the author offers that social psychology can provide a unique perspective on society, but it can also benefit from integrating contributions from other social sciences into its own theorizing effort.
Sharing Beliefs in Groups
A History of the Study of Shared Beliefs
Nature of Societal Beliefs
Formation, Dissemination, Maintenance and Change of Societal Beliefs
Societal Beliefs about Patriotism
Societal Beliefs about Security
Societal Beliefs about Siege
Societal Beliefs about Delgitimization
The Ethos of a Society
Societal Beliefs and Ethos
Contribution to Societal Psychology


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