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Before we go any further here, has it ever occurred to any of you
Crowd psychology is a branch of social psychology .
Frank Furedi is professor of sociology at the University of Kent . His books include: Where Have All the Intellectuals Gone?: Confronting Twenty-First Century Philistinism (Continuum International Publishing Group, 2004) Buy this book from Amazon (UK) or Amazon (USA) Therapy Culture: Cultivating Vulnerability in an Uncertain Age (Routledge, 2003) Buy this book from Amazon (UK) or Amazon (USA) Paranoid Parenting: Why Ignoring the Experts May Be Best for Your Child (Chicago Review Press, 2002) Buy this book from Amazon (UK) or Amazon (USA) Culture of Fear: Risk Taking and the Morality of Low Expectation Buy this book from Amazon (UK) or Amazon (USA) Visit Frank Furedi's website (1) See 'Panic regression', B Ebenkamp and J Odiorne, Brandweek , 28 January, 2002
This portion of the Working Psychology website offers a brief introduction to a big topic: social influence, the modern, scientific study of persuasion, compliance, propaganda, "brainwashing," and the ethics that surround these issues.
Socialization Human infants are born without any culture. They must be transformed by their parents, teachers, and others into cultural and socially adept animals. The general process of acquiring culture is referred to as socialization .
January 2004 Have you ever seen an old photo of yourself and been embarrassed at the way you looked? Did we actually dress like that?
: German social science portal (in German) from Darmstadt University of Technology. from Julian Dierkes.
First published Fri Jul 18, 2003; substantive revision Thu Mar 8, 2012 Virtue ethics is currently one of three major approaches in normative ethics. It may, initially, be identified as the one that emphasizes the virtues, or moral character, in contrast to the approach which emphasizes duties or rules (deontology) or that which emphasizes the consequences of actions (consequentialism).