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On SAGE Insight: Making connections: A process model of organizational identification

From Human Relations Organizational identification is conventionally defined as a sense of oneness. Yet this is static and inhibits a process view of identification, in which organizational identity is continuously adjusted. This paper asks the question: how is organizational identification … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Special issue: Climate Change and Intergroup Relations

From Group Processes & Intergroup Relations Climate change is often conceived as a technical challenge, requiring smart policies and science-driven solutions. Yet, climate change is also profoundly social: How people understand and engage with the issue is powerfully influenced by … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The European Journal of Social Theory at twenty years – Anniversary Special Issue

Guest Editor: Gerard Delanty From European Journal of Social Theory This special issue marks the twentieth anniversary of the EJST and offers an opportunity to reflect on the current position of social theory in light of the past two decades but with … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Why many White Americans support Trump in the 2016 presidential election

Article title: The threat of increasing diversity: Why many White Americans support Trump in the 2016 presidential election From Group Processes & Intergroup Relations What accounts for the widespread support for Donald Trump in the 2016 U.S. presidential race? This … Continue reading

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Is Facebook good for us?

Article title: Social media, social avatars and the psyche: is Facebook good for us? From Australasian Psychiatry The human is a profoundly social animal and has a brain to match, so it is not surprising to observe that the many … Continue reading

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What motivates females and males to pursue careers in mathematics and science?

From International Journal of Behavioral Development Although the gender gap in math and science course-taking and performance in many countries has narrowed in recent decades, females continue to be underrepresented in mathematics, physical, engineering, and computer sciences (MPECS). Drawing on … Continue reading

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Breaking them in or eliciting their best? Reframing socialization around newcomers’ authentic self-expression

From Administrative Science Quarterly Socialization theory has focused on enculturating new employees such that they develop pride in their new organization and internalize its values. Organizational socialization is the process by which an individual acquires the values, expected behaviors, and … Continue reading

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“We who are dark . . .:” The Black community according to Black adults in America: an exploratory content analysis

From Journal of Black Psychology This paper compiles exploratory content analysis around the meaning of the Black community. The study used a sample of 60 Black adults in the mid-Atlantic United States examining responses to a single open-ended survey. From … Continue reading

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Focussing on where British Muslims belong, rather than where they come from

British Muslims, memory and identity: Representations in British film and television documentary From European Journal of Cultural Studies The British media’s preoccupation with Britain’s Muslim populations has ebbed and flowed, especially in the wake of 9/11, the London bombings of … Continue reading

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Prozac leadership and the limits of positive thinking

From Leadership Positivity is now so embedded, ubiquitous and taken for granted in popular Western cultures that it is rarely questioned in theory or practice. Positive narratives in leadership can be transformational, facilitating innovation and enhancing teamwork. This article critically examines … Continue reading

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Facebook facilitates a narcissistic fascination with self-display: Online opportunities and risks

Taking risky opportunities in youthful content creation: teenagers’ use of social networking sites for intimacy, privacy and self-expression From New Media & Society Over recent years there has been a global explosion in social networking sites. Embraced  particularly by an … Continue reading

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‘Who am I?’: Online dating self-presentations

Profile as promise: A framework for conceptualizing veracity in online dating self-presentations From New Media & Society Philosophers have long struggled with the existential inquiry, ‘Who am I?’, but this fundamental question is now routinely posed to internet users each … Continue reading

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At the crossroads of past and present — ‘contemporary’ history and the historical discipline

Special Issue From Journal of Contemporary history More than forty years ago, this journal was created with a distinctive mission: to study and discuss Europe’s recent past, even if this stirred up controversy in contemporary political debates. This special issue … Continue reading

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