Symposia: 221/61 - The crowd and wider group relations: How collective actions change or maintain societal inequalities

Wednesday 5 July
11.10 - 12.50 h.
Dinner 2
Crowds can both change unequal societal relations but can also contribute to their maintenance. This symposium discusses how collective actions impact on relations of inequality and power and how powerful group use crowds to maintain their position.

 

Chair
John Drury
Reader in Social Psychology. School of Psychology. University of Sussex. United Kingdom.

 

221/6101 “Taking back that which is rightfully ours”: Critical Mass and the psychology of collective empowerment

(1) Neufeld, Scott; (2) Schmitt, Michael T.; (3) Reicher, Stephen D.

(1) Psychologist, PhD student. Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada; (2) Professor. Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada; (3) Professor, University of St. Andrews, St Andrews, UK

221/6102 The role of social identity and empowerment in the spread of the 2011 English riots

(1) Stott, Clifford; (2) Ball, Roger

(1) Professor, School of Psychology, Keele University, UK; (2) Research Fellow, School of Psychology, Keele University, UK

221/6103 Representations of cultural pathology and political argumentation: The December 2008 upheaval in Greek press accounts

(1) Bozatzis, Nikolaos

(1) Assistant Professor in Social Psychology, Department of Philosophy, Education and Psychology, University of Ioannina, Greece

221/6104 How crowds stop social change: An analysis of pro-government Democracy Meetings in post-coup Turkey

(1) Gülsüm Acar, Yasemin; (2) Reicher, Stephen D.

(1) Instructor, Social Science Faculty, Özyeğin University, Turkey; (2) Professor, University of St. Andrews, St Andrews, UK