Solidarity and Prosocial Behavior: An Integration of by Detlev Fetchenhauer, Andreas Flache, Abraham Buunk, Sigwaart

By Detlev Fetchenhauer, Andreas Flache, Abraham Buunk, Sigwaart Lindenberg

The subject of prosocial habit (e.g. equity, team spirit, and altruism) has lately shifted again into the guts of consciousness in a number of disciplines, starting from economics throughout sociology and psychology in the direction of biology. it's now a well-accepted truth in all human sciences that human habit isn't continuously ruled via egotism and egocentric factors. regrettably, this doesn't clarify why human additionally act blatantly egocentric and are ignorant of the ache of others. This e-book is a reaction to the hindrance. It brings jointly major researchers in sociology and psychology to provide an explanation for human egotism and altruism utilizing not just their sector of research but additionally bringing in study from economics and biology. seeing that this paintings brings jointly the examine of many alternative disciplines, a whole account of team spirit and prosocial habit is gifted.

Show description

Read Online or Download Solidarity and Prosocial Behavior: An Integration of Sociological and Psychological Perspectives (Critical Issues in Social Justice) PDF

Best personality books

Solidarity and Prosocial Behavior: An Integration of Sociological and Psychological Perspectives (Critical Issues in Social Justice)

The subject of prosocial habit (e. g. equity, harmony, and altruism) has lately shifted again into the guts of realization in a number of disciplines, starting from economics throughout sociology and psychology in the direction of biology. it truly is now a well-accepted truth in all human sciences that human habit isn't constantly ruled through egotism and egocentric factors.

György Ligeti : beyond avant-garde and postmodernism

This monograph is an authoritative examine of the œuvre of 1 of crucial composers of our time. For the 1st time, Ligeti’s key works are provided within the context in their drafts and sketches. His own and inventive improvement is determined forth and illuminated, and his primary compositions are analyzed and reinterpreted, according to unique reports of the ratings and drafts, in addition to on own conversations with the composer.

Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Expectancies

Do our expectations approximately ourselves and approximately others have any impression on our genuine stories? Over fifty years of analysis stories recommend not just that this is often the case, but in addition that our expectations can form different people’s event in several contexts. often times they could aid, yet different occasions they could do damage as a substitute.

Extra resources for Solidarity and Prosocial Behavior: An Integration of Sociological and Psychological Perspectives (Critical Issues in Social Justice)

Example text

Berkeley: University of California Press. L. (1983). Affective and cognitive processes in moral internalization. T. Higgins, D. Ruble, and W. ), Social cognition and social development: A sociocultural perspective (pp. 236–274). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Hofstede, G. (2003). ). London: Sage Publications. Hogg, M. (2001). Self-categorization and subjective uncertainty resolution: Cognitive and motivational facets of social identity and group membership. P. D. Williams, and L. ), The social mind.

In an action situation, this process is fed by the mental model of the social relationship the actor perceives or intends to have with the other actor(s). This mental model also contains information about the kinds of prosocial behavior expected within such a relationship. Different kinds of relationship may require different kinds of prosocial behavior. Three different master frames were identified that represent different core motivations: a normative frame (with the goal “to act appropriately”), a gain frame (with the goal “to increase one’s resources”), 2: Prosocial Behavior, Solidarity, and Framing Processes 41 and a hedonic frame (with the goal “to feel better”).

First, people’s perception of a situation is selective. People focus on some aspects and not on others. Which aspects they focus on depends mainly on the major goal they are pursuing at this moment. For example, if a person buys a rare second-hand book that she wants to read, she focuses on aspects that have to do with reading the book, such as the attractiveness of its cover and layout, 30 Siegwart Lindenberg how thick it is, how lucky she is to have found it now that she is going on vacation and has time to read, and so forth.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.59 of 5 – based on 30 votes