International Society of Political Psychology

Conference Abstracts

6L Re-negotiating identity in response to political change

(Session Organizer) Jackie Abell, Lancaster University; (Discussant) Cristian Tileaga, Loughborough University; (Chair) Cristian Tileaga, Loughborough University

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

The papers in this panel examine how recent political changes pose challenges to the identity of citizens.  Two papers examine the implications of a government with Islamic roots has for national identity in Turkey.  The other two papers investigate how nation-state changes and political pressures in Russia affect the identity and education of its citizens.