Extremism and the Psychology of Uncertainty

Extremism and the Psychology of Uncertainty

Editor(s): Michael A. Hogg, Danielle L. Blaylock

Published Online: 24 OCT 2011 09:35AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444331288

Online ISBN: 9781444344073

DOI: 10.1002/9781444344073

About this Book

Extremism and thePsychologyof Uncertainty showcases cutting-edge scientific research on the extent to which uncertainty may lead to extremism. Contributions come from leading international scholars who focus on a wide variety of forms, facets and manifestations of extremist behavior.

  • Systematically integrates and explores the growing diversity of social psychological perspectives on the uncertainty extremism relationship
  • Showcases contemporary cutting edge scientific research from leading international scholars
  • Offers a broad perspective on extremism and focuses on a wide variety of different forms, facets and manifestations
  • Accessible to social and behavioral scientists, policy makers and those with a genuine interest in understanding the psychology of extremism

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Theories and Concepts

  2. Part II: Individuals and Groups

    1. Chapter 7

      Dying to be Popular (pages 113–130)

      Jason T. Siegel, William D. Crano, Eusebio M. Alvaro, Andrew Lac, David Rast and Vanessa Kettering

    2. Chapter 8

      The Extremism of Everyday Life (pages 131–146)

      Mark J. Landau, Zachary K. Rothschild and Daniel Sullivan

  3. Part III: Groups and Society

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