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The paper argues that post-socialist neoliberal democracy is hindered by the exposed or conditioned ethnic symbolic radical populism, particularly in the post-Yugoslav ethnonationalism political behavior: the approach towards the fascist ideology symbols disregards the communist social memory of stability and collectivism-oriented community. Former...
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When combined with an appropriate level of human judgement, machine learning applications were crucial resources insupporting decision-making in the context of the Covid-19 crisis, resulting in more efficient and better-informed responses to ethicalissues. This paper focusses on four social dimensions (bioethical, political, psychological, and econ...
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The 2020 U.S. Presidential Election required voters to not only form opinions of leading candidates, Donald Trump and Joe Biden, but also to make judgments about the integrity of the election itself and what—if anything—to do about it. However, partisan motivated reasoning theory (Leeper and Slothuus, Political Psychology, 35(Suppl 1): 129–156; Lod...
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The purpose of this study was to examine the subjective reasons for hesitancy to receive COVID-19 vaccination and the sociodemographic factors associated with vaccination uptake. An online social media survey was conducted among the general Nigerian population using a self-developed questionnaire. Data were analyzed using binary logistic regression...
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In this paper we identify and compare the arguments offered by two leading Ottoman public intellectuals in the nineteenth century, Namık Kemal and Ziya Gökalp, on why Western institutions are compatible with those of their own society. We argue that these arguments exemplify patterns of reasoning, identified by cognitive social psychologists, which...
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This article reports the results of a qualitative study which aimed to investigate the role of internet memes in facilitating supportive discussions among women on an online platform concerning narcissistic abuse. Narcissistic abuse is an under-recognised form of abuse underpinning experiences of domestic abuse and intimate partner violence. The st...
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This is a book review on the book 'Dangerous charisma: The political psychology of Donald Trump and his followers' by Jerrold M. Post and Stephanie R. Doucette.
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Mindsponge-based theoretical reasoning on the political psychology that begets and empowers a dictator
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Emotion has become an increasing influential area of research in psychology, political psychology, political science and other social sciences. Normally research is driven by theory. As such it is worth considering how well the current emotion research programs meet the requirements of a full blown theory. Among these, in alphabetical order, are: a...
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There is a continuing debate over the political importance and durability of partisan attachments in European multi-party systems. Drawing on a nationally representative 5-wave panel, we provide a longitudinal test of the power of partisanship in Italy over the course of the tumultuous 2013 national elections. We find that a strong partisan affilia...
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The goal of the work. To determine the trends in the functioning of higher education in the field of social communications and the essence of the humanization of professional training of specialists in information, library and archival affairs, under conditions of forced distance learning of students during martial law. The research methodology con...
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Research on the political science profession has shown that homophilous research networks—that is, those organized along the lines of gender and race/ethnicity—reproduce hierarchies. Research networks composed of white men experience the most prestige and lead to the most opportunities. This study documents homophilous networks in a setting where t...
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Research in political psychology largely ignores early childhood. This is likely due to the assumption that young children lack the cognitive capacity and social understanding needed for political thought. Challenging this assumption, we argue that research with young children is both possible and important for political psychologists. We focus on...
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Recently, political discourses have been quite harsh and have reached the level of hostility - with the upcoming elections - are frequently featured on social media. Contrary to what is known, it is seen that political actors and political supporters often refer to these discourses. Naive realism is one of the mental reasons that can justify people...
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Abstract The current research aims to examine if an emerging ideology such as interculturalism that addresses new and emerging realities revolving around superdiversity, cultural fusions, and mixed forms of identity (Yogeeswaran, Gale & Verkuyten, 2021), could be a more adapted strategy in order to manage diversity. Development of dynamics and mul...
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Antigravity devices use non-aerodynamic methods of propulsion to create thrust-typically a directional or upward thrust from systems based usually on Electromagnetism. There are hundreds of proposed methods of creating Antigravity Effects, but they typically fall into a few broad categories of device. Antigravity is a multidisciplinary science at t...
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The 2020 Covid 19 pandemic came with good and bad news across the globe. The South African government had its most challenging moment, which found intra-party elite cohesion over state capture inquiry and corruption triggering riots in Gauteng and KwaZulu Natal. In South Africa whether they will be democratic deepening or decay will be unveiled in...
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The main purpose of my article is to analyze political ideology as a set of philosophical, social, political, psychological ideas specific to an era or a social group. In this sense, ideology is imposed by authority, by indoctrination (instruction), by a mentality of individuals and implicitly enters into the daily life of people (family, work, soc...
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The nature, measurement, and correlates of the psychological trait of authoritarianism have spurred an intense and long-lasting debate in political psychology, dating back to the 1950s. This article aims at advancing extant knowledge on authoritarianism-measured here by child-rearing items-in two ways. First, by investigating the impact of authorit...
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Ideological research links liberal and conservative orientations to variations in genetic, psychological, and physiological factors. Yet, while a knowledge of the mechanistic causes of ideologies are advancing quickly, we know less about their potential functional causality. Here, we ask what the social functions of ideologies are and investigate w...
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Employee turnover is a significant factor that is of vital importance to the employees of the organization. The prerequisite to leave one's job or organization is the intention to leave that can be referred as turnover intention. It is the thinking and planning of employees to leave their job and organization due to different reasons. Since turnove...
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Psychological phenomena have long been a focus of research on democratic deliberation, particularly concerning policy knowledge and attitudes and other issues addressed in conventional scholarship on political psychology. Yet in recent years, the subject matter of psychological research on deliberation has expanded to include a wider array of issue...
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Tarihsel verilerin psiko-sosyal açıdan değerlendirilmesi ve analiz edilmesi yöntemini benimseyen bu araştırma Sarıkamış Harekâtının ya da Sarıkamış Destanının politik psikoloji yönüyle değerlendirilmesine katkı sunmayı amaçlaması bakımından ilk olma özelliğine sahiptir. Araştırmada toplumsal travmayla baş etmede Sarıkamış örneğinden yola çıkara...
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Progressivism has increasingly challenged traditional liberalism as the dominant influence within left-wing ideology. Across four studies, we developed a measure-the Progressive Values Scale (PVS)-that characterizes distinctly progressive values within the left-wing. In Study 1, left-wing participants evaluated divisive issues, with four scale fact...
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Our article focuses on the character of Gaston in le Voyageur sans bagage de Jean Anouilh. This piece tells the story of Jacques who became amnesic during the First World War. They put him in an asylum. He is called Gaston as he does not know his real identity. The importance of this piece comes from the highlighting of an ancient and modern subjec...
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Theory and research in social, evolutionary, and political psychology indicates that subjective feelings of threat and exposure to objectively threatening circumstances—including pandemic diseases—may contribute to increased affinities for political conservatism, right-wing authoritarianism, and prejudice against out-group members. We investigated...
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The claim that partisanship has developed into a social identity is one of the dominant explanations for the current rising levels of affective polarization among the U.S. electorate. We provide evidence that partisanship functions as a social identity, but that the salience of partisan identity—in and of itself—does not account for increased affec...
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Some artificial intelligence (AI) systems can display algorithmic bias, i.e., they may produce outputs that unfairly discriminate against people based on their social identity. Much research on this topic focuses on algorithmic bias that disadvantages people based on their gender or racial identity. The related ethical problems are significant and...
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This article studies the repression that a group of priests linked to the liberationist Christianity suffered, specifically their passage through the maximum-security prisons in Argentina. The repressive forces linked their pastoral and political praxis to the armed organizations, argument that was used to justify their captivities, in most cases,...
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This is the introductory chapter from Ideology and Mass Killing: The Radicalized Security Politics of Genocides and Deadly Atrocities. In research on 'mass killings' such as genocides and campaigns of state terror, the role of ideology is hotly debated. For some scholars, ideologies are crucial in providing the extremist goals and hatreds that moti...
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The paper will focus on the phenomenon of group polarization in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic. Group polarization as a phenomenon is reflected, among others, in political and public debates concerning the Covid-19 disease itself, but also as a result of vaccination or refusal of vaccination. The paper will focus on the introduction of the ph...
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This study aims to see how dark triad personality traits (narcissism, psychopathy, and machiavellianism) influence counterproductive work behaviours (CPWBs), with the mediating role of Perception of Organizational Politics, Psychological Contract Breach, and Perceived Accountability. Previous studies have engrossed the dark triad's effect on measur...
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System justification is a widely researched topic in social and political psychology. One major measurement instrument in system justification research is the General System Justification Scale (G-SJS). This scale has been used, among others, for comparisons across social groups in different countries. Such comparisons rely on the assumption that t...
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Looking back at how the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP) started in the late 1970s elicits fond memories of exciting times and interesting individuals, some no longer living. Although I am one of the founders of ISPP, I believe that there was only one true founder, Jeanne Knutson, who at that time was a psychologist in the Depar...
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Covid-19 commonly known as Coronavirus is the biggest challenging posing threat to the international system and the way of life we know. This paper is general in nature and aims at reaching the larger audience. This academic paper enables the readership from all walks of life to understand the nature of the pandemic and its effects on our ways of l...
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This file contains a section that may someday find a home in chapter 4 of the book, Governance and Political Psychology. It is part of an extended (seemingly endless) literature survey.
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Dünyada çok hızlı artan göç hareketleri ile otoktonluk inançları göç, kimlik, sosyal ve politik psikoloji araştırmalarının odak noktalarından biri haline gelmiştir. Bu araştırma yurtiçi alanyazındaki bu boşluğa bir ölçme aracıyla katkı sağlamayı amaçlamaktadır. Bu kapsamda Martinovic ve Verkuyten (2013) tarafından geliştirilen “Otoktonluk İnançları...
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This chapter explores theoretical approaches to realpolitik or the ‘court politics’ of executive government. The world of court politics is an exploration of who did what to whom, when, how, why and with what consequences. Executive studies form a broad church and the various denominations include rational choice, new institutionalism and political...
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From the point of view of international relations theory, understanding America and the world is mostly about the world: The United States (the US) is a vital actor, but it acts mostly in response to international trends. However, from the point of view of theories of American politics and domestic politics theories of foreign policy, America and t...
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My research work provides for: (1) Definitional approach over “Computational Political Science” from the perspective of existing computational research on general political science themes, like state complexity and dynamics, ideology, political psychology, electoral studies (Voinea, 2016). (2) Definitional approach over “Computational Political Cul...
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Since the reformation era, women participation in the political field has and should be an important agenda in Indonesia's governmental system. It is important for a nation, specifically Indonesia to have equal representation in the political sphere. Women representation can increase the welfare and the need of women and girls by representing, guar...
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This section is expected to be part of chapter 4 of the book, Governance and Political Psychology.
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This is planned to be a section of chapter 4 of the book, Governance and Political Psychology.
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Despite the central importance often placed on expectations in defining norms, expectations are routinely invoked in a fleeting manner. When they are, expectations are utilised in many different ways, without anyone acknowledging this, which creates confusion. The article argues that expectations should not be viewed as playing a singular role in t...
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People across the world have responded to the pandemic by mobilizing and organizing to support their communities, setting up mutual aid groups to provide practical, financial, and social support. Mutual aid means short‐term 'crisis response' for some, while for other groups, it is a chance to radically restructure society, and what it means to be a...
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The present study explores how the polarized political discussion on climate change is used to construct as a humorous misogynist message in a Finnish far-right political campaign video from 2021. Applying a multimodal analytical approach, the study explores the ways in which humor and irony are mobilized in the video through intertextual cues and...
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Migration and asylum issues are one of the most important problems in the international arena today,in light of the escalating crises in the Middle East region in Syria, Yemen, Iraq and even Afghanistan.Despite the interpretations and solutions offered by the politics of international law and thedevelopment of political and legal frameworks in an a...
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This study aims to elicit information on the discursive methods used by the speakers who lead the congregational groups under inquiry. Additionally, the research attempts to demonstrate if the congregational group's ideology affects the discourse of the dispute. The study of sectarianism in congregational speeches can be derived from Wodak and Meye...
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The psychological study of ideology has traditionally emphasized the content of ideological beliefs, guided by questions about what people believe, such as why people believe in omniscient gods or fascist worldviews. This theoretical focus has led to siloed subdisciplines separately dealing with political, religious, moral, and prejudiced attitudes...
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Despite being a defining issue in the culture war, the political psychology of abortion attitudes remains poorly understood. We address this oversight by reviewing existing literature and integrating new analyses of several large‐scale, cross‐sectional, and longitudinal datasets to identify the demographic and ideological correlates of abortion att...
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THE EFFECT OF PARENTS ON THE FORMATION OF RIGID POLITICAL ATTITUDES WITHIN THE SCOPE OF POLITICAL PSYCHOLOGY: THE CASE OF ISPARTA PROVINCE Abstract Especially in recent years, political polarization is one of the issues that are on the agenda of Turkey and that is given importance by the relevant researchers. The polarization environment is formed...
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Contemporary global crises and transformations—including climate change, migration, digitalization, pandemics, financial and economic integration, and terrorism—increasingly determine democratic politics and policymaking. We examine how populist attitudes are associated with perceptions of the threats posed by these six global crises and transforma...
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Recent years have seen an explosion of interest in the use of computerized text analysis methods to address basic psychological questions. This comprehensive handbook brings together leading language analysis scholars to present foundational concepts and methods for investigating human thought, feeling, and behavior using language. Contributors wor...
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Prior research on individual-level drivers of protest has primarily focused on legal protest. However, less is known about what makes people engage in unlawful protest activities. Building upon previous literature on the collective action dilemma, socialization on violent and high-risk social movements, and political psychology, we expect that ille...
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This paper examines assumptions concerning the relationship between citizenship, justice, and well-being, based on representative political philosophies, including egoism, utilitarianism, libertarianism, liberalism, and communitarianism. A previous paper raised the possibility of an inter-disciplinary framework for collaboration between psychology...
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Political campaigns routinely appeal to citizens’ emotions, and there is evidence that such appeals influence political behaviour. Social media, an important arena through which political actors communicate with voters, provide a rich source of data for investigating not only which communication strategies they use but also which of these engage fo...
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This chapter examines the phenomenon of cyber-terrorism through the lens of political psychology. The emergence of cyber-terrorism as a novel threat has roiled international security and given rise to a new wave of research that seeks to understand how exposure to cyber-terrorism influences political attitudes and behavior. In this chapter, we revi...
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The purpose of this article is to present and analyze individual interviews conducted with the participants of the Citizens’ Assembly in Wrocław in order to identify the main motivations behind their will to participate, as well as what participatory strategies they are likely to adapt. The article is situated between empirical and political analys...
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The use of the Prospecting approach is less used in media studies, but the imperatives of boldness between social and human sciences with information and communication sciences have been called for investment in the field of future studies by the need of social, economic, political, psychological, linguistic and historical knowledge. So,what is the...
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Progression and development are a phenomenon that is somehow possessed in human nature. This paper aims to elaborate on diverse views on the issue of growth in Islamic and Western perspectives. Islam in its nature and worldview believe in Devine wisdom and promotes the concept of success in this world and the world hereafter. Islamic injunctions re...
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Progression and development are a phenomenon that is somehow possessed in human nature. This paper aims to elaborate on diverse views on the issue of growth in Islamic and Western perspectives. Islam in its nature and worldview believe in Devine wisdom and promotes the concept of success in this world and the world hereafter. Islamic injunctions re...
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Political psychology and resilience
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Analyzing the emotional differences between the supporters of candidates, in this case, seems close to combining data science and political psychology. The emotional state around the candidates or understanding the emotional state of the candidates' supporters helps us open different parameters in current politics. Comparing the two candidates in t...
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The three most recent American Presidency Cabinets have had mass differences in media portrayal and public perception, specifically on the international scale. Past research on the public reception of drone strikes in Pakistan and other Middle Eastern countries has shown that increased drone strikes lead to decreased support for America in these re...
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The Covid-19 pandemic in Brazil was widely affected by politics and the popula-tion's consumption of information is fundamental to understanding the situation. This study aimed at understanding the relationship between political-ideological markers, consumption of information, and preventive practices during the pandemic. We conducted an online sur...
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The authoritarianism literature is divided over whether perceived threats to normative social order (sociotropic threats) or threats to the individual's well-being (personal threats) activate authoritarian predispositions. In addition, while some approaches claim that perceived threats primarily trigger those high in authoritarianism, others claim...
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A growing body of studies shows that the reasons for competing candidates to “go negative” on their opponents during elections—that is, attacking their opponents instead of promoting their own programs or ideas stem from strategic considerations. Yet, existing research has, at this stage, failed to assess whether candidates’ personality traits also...
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Progression and development are a phenomenon that is somehow possessed by human nature. This paper aims to elaborate on diverse views on the issue of growth in Islamic and Western perspectives. Islam in its nature and worldview believes in Devine wisdom and promotes the concept of success in this world and the world hereafter. Islamic injunctions r...
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The Social Identity Theory (SIT) is a very influential theory in social psychology that has been utilized in various areas, including examining individual differences in task performance, leadership styles, and refining intergroup relations. This paper is a critical examination of SIT, discussing its achievements (strengths), limitations (weaknesse...
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Frequently, the transition to peace seems impossible for groups affected by collective violence. The search for a peaceful society, where the memory, the victims' suffering, and the perpetrators' responsibilities coexist, requires titanic efforts in multiple dimensions that may seem unattainable. These efforts are the focus of the book “Transitioni...
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How do involuntary interactions with authoritarian institutions shape political engagement? The policy feedback literature suggests that interactions with authoritarian policies undercut political participation. However, research in racial and ethnic politics offers reason to believe that these experiences may increase citizens’ engagement. Drawing...
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This manuscript explores the relationship between positive psychology and political philosophy, revealing an inter-disciplinary approach that speaks to the concerns of the common good. Since positive psychology has been expanding its reach into social and political spheres, its relationship to philosophical arguments has been worthy of exploration....
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Online behavioral data, such as digital traces from social media, have the potential to allow researchers an unprecedented new window into human behavior in ecologically valid everyday contexts. However, research using such data is often purely observational, which limits its usefulness for identifying causal relationships. Here we review recent in...
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After a brief introduction to the establishment of the first state power systems in early history, an attempt is made to formalize a tragedy of state power systems in terms of game theory, with conceptual reference to the tragedy of commons, and to determine the presumed psychological main influencing factors. A fundamental model for this is the pr...
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Women are considered as the vulnerable group, so they should be strengthen in order to strengthen the whole society and that can be possible only by giving them the empowerment. This chapter conceptualizes the matter of women empowerment, examines the cause, consequence and Classification of Women Empowerment. Further, it typified women empowerment...
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This article aims to emphasize the role played by social representations for understanding democracy. In this context, the article is relevant for both political psychology and political normative theory. At the empirical level, the study has several research objectives like: i. to analyse the importance of democratic order in different geographica...
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The current Covid-19 Pandemic has thrown an immense challenge to the entire humanity. This pandemic spread across the entire globe is causing physical, economical, political, psychological and social stress. World Health Organization (WHO) is giving advisories to the nations from time to time in handling the pandemic. Different countries and WHO ar...
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Narratives are increasingly cited by scholars, international organisations, NGOs, and governments as one of the most powerful factors in migration politics and policymaking today. However, narratives are typically conceptually underspecified, with relatively little known about why some narratives become publicly popular or the nature of their effec...
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This document will be part of Chapter 4 in Governance and Political Psychology.
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Left-right political auto-identification has been used widely in socio-political research to interpret and organize political attitudes and opinions. In this paper we analyse whether the meaning of left-right orientation is the same in Eastern Europe and Western Europe. Using data from two big European survey programmes, European Social Survey and...
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Democratic theory assumes that all people have an equal right to participate in government. The egalitarian conception of democracy emerged in history as a way of countering attempts to limit governance to the most dominant socially or economically, a group that might be summed up as "men with property." The benefits of democratic equality are evid...
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The discursive domain of (in)security is integral to nationalist populism, as documented in the political rhetoric of Donald Trump. This article combines insights from political psychology on blame attribution with scholarship in International Relations on security narratives to show how the reframing of national identity through a populist securit...
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EN | RU The article is devoted to various aspects of cyclization in Russian Symbolist poetry. Cyclic forms were widespread in all genres of Russian literature of the late 19th – early 20th centuries. This allows us to assume the existence of symbolism ideology and creative principles features, which required an ensemble organization of any genre wr...
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Though research provides ample evidence that mindfulness shapes psychological processes and states that are linked to political attitudes and behavior, political science has so far largely ignored mindfulness as a potential explanatory factor shaping political attitudes and actions. This literature review aims to provide a comprehensive overview of...
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This paper presents a political psychological analysis of culture to conceptualize it as a political value, i.e. as a causal factor shaping intra-and inter-organizational international business behavior. It highlights how culture manifests itself circumstantially as a variable shaping intra-and inter-organizational collective behavior amidst rapid,...
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Drawing on a range of data from across disciplines, this book explores a series of fundamental questions surrounding the nature, working and effects of democracy, considering the reasons for the emergence and spread of democratic government, the conditions under which it endures or collapses – and the role of wealth in this process – and the peacef...
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Three studies sought to explore the existence of (a)symmetric bias regarding Donald Trump. In Study 1, participants read one of three statements expressing different degrees of favorability toward electing the President of the United States via a National Popular Vote attributed to Trump or an anonymous source. In Study 2, participants read one of...