Chapter Twenty. Strategic Collective Action: Social Psychology and Social Change

  1. Rupert Brown and
  2. Samuel L. Gaertner
  1. Stephen C. Wright

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693421.ch20

Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intergroup Processes

Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intergroup Processes

How to Cite

Wright, S. C. (2003) Strategic Collective Action: Social Psychology and Social Change, in Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intergroup Processes (eds R. Brown and S. L. Gaertner), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693421.ch20

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631210627

Online ISBN: 9780470693421

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Keywords:

  • social change;
  • group behavior;
  • personal identity;
  • White students;
  • African American

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Defining Collective Action

  • Completing a Framework for Action in Response to Disadvantage

  • Recent History and Background

  • The Road to Collective Action

  • Experiencing Negative Social Identity: Making Intergroup Social Comparisons

  • Individual Mobility or Social Change: Assessing Boundary Permeability

  • Cognitive Alternatives/Collective Action Frames: Assessing Legitimacy and Collective Control

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • Notes

  • References