International Society of Political Psychology

Conference Abstracts

6B The role of identity in collective action and pursuing social change

(Session Organizer) Jackie Abell, Lancaster University; (Discussant) Köse Talha, Istanbul Sehir University; (Chair) Köse Talha, Istanbul Sehir University

Conference: ISPP 2011
Affiliation: Lancaster University
Research Area: Political culture, identity, and language

The 4 papers all examine the relationship between group identity, collective action and their role in pursuing social and political change.  Focusing on a range of political and national contexts, the papers consider the conditions under which past and current political practices may be challenged and new ones proposed and implemented.