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Title:
The psychology of social change
Author:
Schneiderman, Leo.
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Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : Human Sciences Press, [1988]

©1988
Physical Description:
253 pages ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780898853728

9780898853797
Format :
Book

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This book attempts to show how motives, emotions, psychological defenses, and unconscious mental processes affects social change. Using the constructs of psychology, sociology and anthropology, the author builds a conceptual bridge between the individual and small groups, and social processes. Several significant dimensions of social change are analyzed, including the emergences of new insights on the part of the individual, changes in social roles and social controls, organizational change, and new trends in art and religion.


Summary

This book attempts to show how motives, emotions, psychological defenses, and unconscious mental processes affects social change. Using the constructs of psychology, sociology and anthropology, the author builds a conceptual bridge between the individual and small groups, and social processes. Several significant dimensions of social change are analyzed, including the emergences of new insights on the part of the individual, changes in social roles and social controls, organizational change, and new trends in art and religion.