The Palgrave Handbook of Critical Social Psychology

Critical Social Psychologies: Mapping the TerrainCritical PerspectivesCritical MethodologiesRethinking Social CognitionSocial Identities/Relations/ConflictsCritical ApplicationsReferencesII Critical PerspectivesFeminisms, Psychologies, and the Study of Social LifeFeminisms: Political Ideology, Social Movements, Academic DisciplineFeminisms in the AcademyFeminisms in PsychologyAndrocentrism in PsychologyIndividualism in Culture and PsychologyConfiguring the Individual in Social PsychologyConfiguring the Social in Social PsychologyUniversal Explanations Versus Situated UnderstandingsOn the Search for Male-Female DifferencesFeminist DevelopmentsSummaryKey ReferencesReferencesMarxism as a Foundation for Critical Social PsychologyOrthodox Social PsychologyCommodity FetishismIdeology and ClassThe Future of an Objective IllusionSummaryKey ReferencesReferencesSocial ConstructionismKey Features of Social ConstructionismLanguageCultural and Historical SpecificityDiscourse and Disciplinary PowerPower RelationsRelativismCritique of Mainstream Social PsychologySocial Constructionist ResearchSexual HarassmentParanormal ExperiencesRecent Trends in Social ConstructionismSummaryKey ReferencesReferencesThe Radical Implications of Psychoanalysis for a Critical Social PsychologyPsychoanalytic Orthodoxy: The Problem of/with the EgoThe Radical Implications of Unconscious Alterity and Its Roots in the SexualKey ReferencesReferencesQueer TheoryIntroduction to the Meanings of 'Queer'Queer Theory as a Critique of Mainstream Social Psychology Theory and ResearchPresentation of Critical Alternatives Offered by Queer TheoryApplication of Critical Perspectives/Methods to 'Real Life' SituationsCurrent TrendsSummaryKey ReferencesReferencesCritical Race Studies in PsychologyCritical Race TheoryCore IdeasCritical Race Perspectives in PsychologyIdentity-Conscious ApproachesCritical Disciplinary ApproachesCritical Race Psychology ApplicationsThe BodilyThe MaterialThe InstitutionalGlobalizing Critical Race Studies in PsychologyConcluding SummaryKey ReferencesReferencesPsychology of Liberation Revised (A Critique of Critique)The BeginningsFrom Critical Psychology to Liberation PsychologyLiberation as a ParadigmWhat Is Being Done in LPConclusionKey ReferencesReferencesIII Critical MethodologiesPhenomenologyFundamentals of PhenomenologyIntentionalityNoema and NoesisThree Structures: Analysing Part and WholeEpoche and the Psychological Phenomenological ReductionEidetic IntuitionEmpirical Traditions in Phenomenological PsychologyPhenomenology as a 'Critical' MethodologyThe Need for DescriptionGiving VoicePower and PoliticsApplying Critical Phenomenological MethodsConclusionKey ReferencesReferencesNarrative Social PsychologySome HistoryNarrative and IdentityNarrative and Social ActionCollecting StoriesAnalysing StoriesSummaryKey ReferencesReferencesDiscourse AnalysisDA's Critical RootsThe Emergence of DA in PsychologyCritical Discourse AnalysisDiscourse as a Coherent Meaning SystemCurrent Trends: Discourse Analysis NowCore Principles in Discourse AnalysisDiscourse Is ConstitutiveDiscourse Is FunctionalDiscursive Resources and PracticesDiscourse and IdentityDA in Action: Justifying DiscriminationExtract: ABC Q&A (ABC, 2010)SummaryKey ReferencesReferencesPsychosocial ResearchCritique of Mainstream Social Psychology Theory and ResearchPresentation of Critical AlternativesApplied Psychosocial ResearchCurrent Trends in Psychosocial ResearchSummaryKey ReferencesReferencesInnovations in Qualitative MethodsKey Concepts: Out with the Old...Interviews and Focus Groups as Online Methods'Pluralism' in Qualitative Data CollectionKey Concepts: From Quantitative to QualitativeReclaiming the Survey as a Qualitative Research ToolThe Exciting Qualitative Potential of Story CompletionKey Research: Methods in PracticeUsing Visual-Spatial Methods in Focus Groups to Understand Youth Experience of Regulated Public SpacesUsing Qualitative Surveys for Sensitive Sex ResearchUsing Story Completion to Understand the Contextual Nuances of Imagined InfidelityConclusionSummaryKey ReferencesReferencesIV Rethinking Social CognitionAttitudes and AttributionsMainstream Approaches to Attitudes and AttributionsAttitudes and ProblemsAttributions and BiasesAssumptions in Mainstream ApproachesCritical Approaches to Attitudes and AttributionsEvaluations ReconsideredAttributions and ActionsAttitudes and Attributions in ActionEvaluations in ContextExplaining ActionsCurrent TrendsSummaryKey ReferencesReferencesSocial InfluenceComplianceConformityObedienceCriticismsConformity BiasIndividualistic BiasThe Limits of ExperimentationDiscourse, Rhetoric and Social InfluenceA Rhetorical Approach to Milgram's 'Obedience' ExperimentsSocial Influence in a Livery YardIdentifying Social Influence in Talk: The Conversational ContextThe Temporal Context of InfluenceConclusionKey ReferencesReferencesPrejudiceHistoryTraditional ApproachesPrejudice as Faulty ThinkingPrejudice as a Personality TraitPrejudice and Group MembershipCritical ApproachesLeading Edge ResearchThe Targets of RacismAccounting for RacismResisting RacismReducing RacismForced Discrimination: Selecting Housemates and Intimate PrejudiceConclusionKey ReferencesReferencesProsocial BehaviourLimitations of Mainstream Social Psychological Theories of Prosocial BehaviourThe Perils of De-Contextualisation, Essentialism and ReductionismTowards a Critical Prosocial Research ProjectSummaryKey ReferencesReferencesRelationships: From Social Cognition to Critical SocialA Critique of Mainstream Approaches (1): The Unexamined Pre-Assumptions of Cognitive Social PsychologyA Critique of Mainstream Approaches (2): The Cognitive Social Psychology of Love and RelationshipsCritical Approaches (1): The Assumptions of a Critical Social PsychologyCritical Approaches (2): The Critical Social Psychology of Love and RelationshipsConclusion and Summary: 'Real-Life' ImplicationsReferencesV Social Identities/Relations/ConflictsThe SelfThe Self and Mainstream Social PsychologyA Proliferation of Self-Related ConstructsThe Self as Social CategoriserDualist and Essentialist Theories of the SelfCritical Approaches to the SelfConstructing the SelfConstructing an Inner SelfConstructing a Self as KnownCriticising OthersThe Self in DiscourseCurrent TrendsConclusionKey ReferencesReferencesGenderGender as Something We Are: Critiques of Mainstream Social PsychologyDoing Gender: Alternative Critical PerspectivesOne of the BoysGirl Power: Running the WorldApplying Critical PerspectivesCurrent TrendsSummaryKey ReferencesReferencesSexual Identities and PracticesThe Big Three: Neuroanatomy, Hormones and GenesSociobiological Accounts: Reproduction and InvestmentThe Discipline of SexologyNon-Biological Accounts of SexualityConstructing a Critical/Feminist/Queer Social Psychology of SexualitiesSummaryKey ReferencesReferencesCritical Approaches to RaceDefining RaceCritique of the Mainstream Use of 'Race' in Social PsychologyA Lack of a Biological Basis for Race as a VariableProblems Associated with Category Use in Social PsychologyReproducing Existing, Problematic Categories of RaceAlternatives to Treating Race as a CategorySelf-Categorisation Theory and the Function of Race TalkDiscursive Psychology and the Function of Race TalkApplications to Real LifeRace and the Human Genome ProjectRace and the British National PartyCurrent Trends—Criticisms of Accusations of RacismSummaryKey ReferencesReferencesTowards a Critical Social Psychology of Social ClassMainstream Social Psychological Accounts of Social ClassCritical Social Psychological Approaches to Social ClassApplying Critical Perspectives on ClassCurrent TrendsSummaryKey ReferencesReferencesCritical Disability StudiesIntroduction: Definitions and SignpostingThe Human Subject of Psychology and Disability StudiesA DisHuman Perspective: A Resource for Critical PsychologyApplying the DisHuman: A Community Psychology ProjectAn Enlarged VoiceExpanding AutonomyDistributing CompetenceConclusionKey ReferencesReferencesIntersectionality: An Underutilized but Essential Theoretical Framework for Social PsychologyPolice Brutality in the News: An Introduction to IntersectionalityIntersectionality 101: A Brief Historical OverviewThinking About Social Psychology IntersectionallyCurrent Trends in Intersectionality Research in Social PsychologyToward a More Intersectional Social PsychologyKey ReferencesReferencesVI Critical ApplicationsCritical Health PsychologyThe Development of Health PsychologyA Critical ApproachCritical Health PsychologyTrends and ApplicationsExperiences of Health and IllnessMarginalised and Vulnerable PopulationsCommunity Health Psychology and InterventionsThe Arts in Health PsychologyDominant Cultural Meanings of Health and Illness: The Media and New TechnologiesKey Social Processes and Institutional Forces in Health and IllnessSummaryKey ReferencesReferencesCritical Clinical PsychologyIntroduction and DefinitionsWhat Is Clinical Psychology?What Is a Critical Clinical Psychologist?Critique of Mainstream Clinical PsychologyScienceTherapyBeyond Diagnosis and Social ContextSummaryCritical AlternativesSocial Constructionism and DialogismSocial-MaterialismSummary of Critical AlternativesApplication of Critical Perspectives/MethodsContextWorking Critically at an Individual LevelOpening Up Space for Dissenting IdeasGroup WorkCommunity Projects, Social Action and PoliticsCurrent TrendsSummaryKey ReferencesReferencesEducational Psychology in (Times of) Crisis: Psycho-Politics and the Governance of PovertyWhat is Educational Psychology?The Social and Political Context of Educational Psychology in the UKThe Politics of PsychologisationThe Psychopolitics of Educational PsychologyThe Psychic Life of Austerity'It's a Council House Kid': Poverty-Related StigmatisationConclusionKey ReferencesReferencesCritical Organisational PsychologyCritical Organisational PsychologySubjectivitySocial Identity TheoryCritical AlternativesLabour Process TheoryGlobal Workplace TechnologiesCritical Organisational Psychology: Workplace ApplicationsCurrent TrendsPositive PsychologyCritical Management StudiesSummaryKey ReferencesReferencesEnvironment: Critical Social Psychology in the AnthropoceneEcological CrisisThe Psychology of Ecological CrisisForegrounding 'The Social'Why Critical Social Psychology?Critical AlternativesOther PossibilitiesAcknowledging ContingencyConclusionKey ReferencesReferences
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