guide to Internet sources on Psychology and Conflict.
1/02 (August 2002, compiled by Susanna Konner)
in this guide does not imply an endorsement by INCORE of the views
expressed in any of these sources.
sources (A select list drawn from the categories below)
Theories and Experiments
Abstracts: The seven Basic Questions of groups answered: http://www.has.vcu.edu/group/special.htm
Lind, A., Kray, L. & Thompson, L. (1998). The social construction
of injustice: Fairness judgments in response to own and others'
unfair treatment by authorities. Organization Behavior & Human
Decision Processes, 75, (1), 1-22. http://www.kellogg.nwu.edu/faculty/thompson/htm/publications/pub98e.htm
of articles dealing with groups from the American Psychologist:
The Contributions of Karl Marx to Social Psychology: TR Young. This
article was first prepared as a lecture for the social welfare students
at the University of Makerere at Kampala, Uganda, in October 1971.
National Institute of Mental Health:
Psychological Explanations of Conflicts between Ethnocultural Minorities
and Majorities: An Overview, by Dimostenis Yagcioglu: http://www.geocities.com/Athens/8945/sycho.html
Why So Social An Animal? The Utility of Interdependence: These studies
of the utility of groups have focused on three basic areas: group
membership and self-esteem, collective identity, and the overall
functions of groups.
function of groups, Donelson R. Forsyth, Virginia Commonwealth University:
The sociology and psychology of terrorism: who becomes a terrorist
and why? Article by the federal research division 1999.
Gibson, James L. (2001). Does Truth Lead to Reconciliation? Testing
the Causal Assumptions of the South African Truth and Reconciliation
Encounter of Social Selves: Intergroup Workshops for Arab and Jewish
David Bargal, and Haviva Bar:
From Shame to Pride in Identity Politics: Lory Britt Tenneco Packaging,
Windsor, Colorado and David Heise Indiana University, Bloomington,
Indiana. Paper presented at Conference on Self, Identity, and Social
Movements, Indianapolis, IN, April 17-20, 1997.
Notes for the Application of Network Principles to Peace Education
within Schools, Charles Kadushin:
The Role of the Contact Hypothesis in Peacemaking in Northern Ireland:
From Theory to Reality, Ed Cairns Psychology Department University
of Ulster: http://construct.haifa.ac.il/~cerpe/papers/cairns.html
The structural pre-conditions for anti-semitic mobilisation: http://www.geocities.com/nathan_wolfson/thesis/
Point Presentation: Contact Hypothesis: Social contact between majority
and minority group members will reduce prejudice (Allport, 1954):
Point Presentation: Peace Psychology, Cay Anderson-Hanley, PhD Skidmore
College Department of Psychology: http://www.skidmore.edu/~chanley/applied/fall_2001/Peace_Psych.ppt
Point Presentation: Needs Theory: http://www.siu.edu/departments/cola/psycho/psyc323/chapt07/index.htm
of a Radio Broadcast: The Infinite Mind: Groups, Week of November
11, 1999: This week, The Infinite Mind explores the dynamics of
groups. We're all part of groups throughout our lives, but we also
idealise the figure of the loner. We look to groups to define our
identities, yet fear what can happen when a group gets out of hand.
Dr. Goodwin discusses group dynamics with experts including best-selling
author Daniel Goldhagen, and takes a look at an upcoming TV game
show, Survivor! http://www.lcmedia.com/mind9929.htm
Statement: Interpreting and Responding to terrorism, Drafted by
Ed Cairns, Division 48 of APA President-elect and Subcommittee Chair,
together with Leila Dane, Dick Wagner, and Mike Wessells: http://gsep.pepperdine.edu/~mstimac/terrorismstatement.htm
Theories and Experiments