Opinion-Based Groups and the Restoration of Civil Society

Craig McGarty, Girish Lala, Emma Thomas

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    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationRestoring Civil Societies
    Subtitle of host publicationThe Psychology of Intervention and Engagement Following Crisis
    Number of pages15
    ISBN (Print)9780470671436
    Publication statusPublished - 2012


    • Civil disorder/military disaster/natural disaster, producing changes
    • Dramatic/large changes reflecting the same processes
    • Hope, a positive, action-based future-oriented emotion
    • Human achievements/failures, collective achievements/failures
    • Opinion-based group operations
    • Opinion-based groups, and restoration of civil society
    • Opinion-based groups, social identity based around shared opinion
    • Social action, being where action is

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