Journal of Social and Political Psychology

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Special Thematic Section on "Rethinking Prefigurative Politics"

We invite submissions to a special thematic section on "Rethinking Prefigurative Politics"...  
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Vol 2, No 1 (2014)

(Issue in progress: Articles will be added continuously as soon as they are finalized.)

Table of Contents

Special Thematic Section on "20 Years after Genocide: Psychology's Role in Reconciliation and Reconstruction in Rwanda" (in progress; guest-edited by Craig McGarty)

The Challenging Road to Reconciliation in Rwanda: Societal Processes, Interventions and Their Evaluation PDF
Ervin Staub
How Motherhood Triumphs Over Trauma Among Mothers With Children From Genocidal Rape in Rwanda PDF
Odeth Kantengwa
Beyond Conflict and Spoilt Identities: How Rwandan Leaders Justify a Single Recategorization Model for Post-Conflict Reconciliation PDF
Sigrun Marie Moss
Supportive-Expressive Group Therapy for People Experiencing Collective Traumatic Crisis During the Genocide Commemoration Period in Rwanda: Impact and Implications PDF
Darius Gishoma, Jean-Luc Brackelaire, Naasson Munyandamutsa, Jane Mujawayezu, Achour Ait Mohand, Yvonne Kayiteshonga
Messages of Hope: Using Positive Stories of Survival to Assist Recovery in Rwanda PDF
Girish Lala, Craig McGarty, Emma F. Thomas, Angela Ebert, Mick Broderick, Martin Mhando, Yves Kamuronsi
Trust, Individual Guilt, Collective Guilt and Dispositions Toward Reconciliation Among Rwandan Survivors and Prisoners Before and After Their Participation in Postgenocide Gacaca Courts in Rwanda PDF
Patrick Kanyangara, Bernard Rimé, Dario Paez, Vincent Yzerbyt
Between Fiction and Reality in Post-Genocide Rwanda: Reflections on a Social-Psychological Media Intervention for Social Change PDF
Rezarta Bilali

Original Research Reports

Faith in the Just Behavior of the Government: Intergroup Apologies and Apology Elaboration PDF HTML
Rachel R. Steele, Craig W. Blatz 268-288
Neuroticism and State Differences in Partisanship in the USA: Emotional Stability, Ideological Orientation, and Republican Preference PDF HTML
Stewart J. H. McCann 242-267
Authoritarianism and Intolerance Under Autocratic and Democratic Regimes PDF HTML
Kris Dunn 220-241
Social Cognition and Democracy: The Relationship Between System Justification, Just World Beliefs, Authoritarianism, Need for Closure, and Need for Cognition in Hungary PDF HTML
László Kelemen, Zsolt Péter Szabó, Noémi Zsuzsanna Mészáros, János László, Josef P. Forgas 197-219
Personality, Negativity, and Political Participation PDF HTML
Aaron C. Weinschenk, Costas Panagopoulos 164-182
Not All Education is Equally Liberal: The Effects of Science Education on Political Attitudes PDF HTML
Christine Ma-Kellams, Aida Rocci Ruiz, Jacqueline Lee, Andrea Madu 143-163
Media Usage and Civic Life: The Role of Values PDF HTML
Rengin Bahar Firat 117-142
Ideological Support for the Indian Caste System: Social Dominance Orientation, Right-Wing Authoritarianism and Karma PDF HTML
Sarah Cotterill, James Sidanius, Arjun Bhardwaj, Vivek Kumar 98-116
Defending or Challenging the Status Quo: Position Effects on Biased Intergroup Perceptions PDF HTML
Emma A. Bäck, Torun Lindholm 77–97
Parenting and Politics: Exploring Early Moral Bases of Political Orientation PDF HTML
Ronnie Janoff-Bulman, Nate C. Carnes, Sana Sheikh 43-60
The Differential Effects of Hope and Fear on Information Processing in Intractable Conflict PDF HTML
Smadar Cohen-Chen, Eran Halperin, Roni Porat, Daniel Bar-Tal 11-30

Action Teaching Reports

Art and Aging: Digital Projects for Individuals With Dementia PDF HTML
Elyssa Twedt, Dennis R. Proffitt, Donna L. Hearn 61–70


Psychology, Economic Policy Design, and Implementation: Contributing to the Understanding of Economic Policy Failures in Africa PDF HTML
Seth Oppong 183-196
Review of "Political Psychology: Critical Perspectives" PDF HTML
Paul Nesbitt-Larking 71–76
The Life Cycle of a British Islamist: A Jungian Perspective PDF HTML
Lawrence Alschuler 31-42
Who Coined the Concept of Ethnocentrism? A Brief Report PDF HTML
Boris Bizumic 3-10

From the Editors

Acknowledgement of Reviewers, 2012-2013 PDF HTML
J. Christopher Cohrs, Johanna Ray Vollhardt 1-2

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