ISA World Congress of Sociology, Yokohama, Japan, July 2014

Research Committee on
Social Psychology, RC42

RC42 main page

Program Coordinator

Number of allocated sessions including Business Meeting: 18.

 

Planned sessions and dates/time subject to further changes

in alphabetical order:

 

Tuesday, July 15, 2014: 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM

Gender Roles

Session Organizer
Dahlia MOORE, College of Management, Israel, dmoore@colman.ac.il

Session in English

Gender roles in society are shared expectations and beliefs imposed on individuals on the basis of their gender. Gender roles include rights and duties relating to the behavior, which is defined as appropriate for men and women in society.

Expectations and inequality regarding gender roles are reflected strongly in family life and work life, and they differ according to cultural-historical context. The session should include any or all of these aspects.

 

Tuesday, July 15, 2014: 05:30 PM - 07:20 PM

Keynote speaker: Cecilia RIDGEWAY, Stanford University, USA

Session Organizer
Dahlia MOORE, College of Management, Israel, dmoore@colman.ac.il

Session in English

Not open for submission of abstracts

 

Tuesday, July 15, 2014: 03:30 PM - 05:20 PM

Keynote speaker: Faye CROSBY, University of California Santa Cruz, USA

Session Organizer
Dahlia MOORE, College of Management, Israel, dmoore@colman.ac.il

Session in English

Not open for submission of abstracts

 

Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 05:30 PM - 07:20 PM

Keynote speaker: Guillermina JASSO, New York University, USA

Session Organizer
Dahlia MOORE, College of Management, Israel, dmoore@colman.ac.il

Session in English

Not open for submission of abstracts

 

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 03:30 PM - 05:20 PM

Power Relations

Session Organizer
Dahlia MOORE, College of Management, Israel, dmoore@colman.ac.il

Session in English

In a global vision, power relations exist among countries, populations, & organizations.
Advantaged or privileged groups tend to treat weaker social groups (such as gender, class and ethnicity) in ways that lead to inequality and disempowerment. This session will aim to explore such relationships.

 

Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 07:30 PM - 08:50 PM

RC42 Business Meeting

Session Organizer
Dahlia MOORE, College of Management, Israel, dmoore@colman.ac.il

 

Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 03:30 PM - 05:20 PM

Relative Deprivation, Entitlement, and Perceptions of Fairness

Session Organizer
Dahlia MOORE, College of Management, Israel, dmoore@colman.ac.il

Session in English

The session will focus on new developments in each of these topics, in both laboratory and field studies. The analyses may include related issues as well.

 

Tuesday, July 15, 2014: 08:30 AM - 10:20 AM

Sexism, Racism, Ageism and in-Equality

Session Organizer
Dahlia MOORE, College of Management, Israel, dmoore@colman.ac.il

Session in English

Negative discriminatory practices still exist against gender, race and age groups in many life domains.
Despite legislation, and although there is awareness of prejudice and discrimination, their expression deepen inequality in society. This session aims to examine their expression and prevalence in diverse societies and different settings.

 

Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 08:30 AM - 10:20 AM

Social Identities. Part I

Session Organizer
Dahlia MOORE, College of Management, Israel, dmoore@colman.ac.il

Session in English

Multiple and/or complex identities characterizes life in a globalized world, bringing different modes of life and liquidity to social identities.
Our social life depends on the ways we define ourselves and others. This session aims to examine the effects of social identities on our lives today in view of technological innovation, sense of belonging, social responsibility and so forth.

 

Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM

Social Identities. Part II

Session Organizer
Dahlia MOORE, College of Management, Israel, dmoore@colman.ac.il

Session in English

 

Friday, July 18, 2014: 08:30 AM - 10:20 AM

Social Interaction. Part I

Session Organizer
Dahlia MOORE, College of Management, Israel, dmoore@colman.ac.il

Session in English

Internet and communications revolution has brought with it many changes in the way people interact and communicate with each other. This session aims to explore these trends.

 

Friday, July 18, 2014: 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM

Social Interaction. Part II

Session Organizer
Dahlia MOORE, College of Management, Israel, dmoore@colman.ac.il

Session in English

 

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 03:30 PM - 05:20 PM

Social Justice and Morality

Session Organizer
Dahlia MOORE, College of Management, Israel, dmoore@colman.ac.il

Session in English

A little over a year ago, thousands of people from around the world gathered at various sites to demand social justice, and the unrest is still prevalent.
Although each country has its distinct problems, relating to economic systems, social inequality and human rights, the desire for greater social justice seems global. This session aims to explore the diverse causes and expressions of social protest and its links to broader concepts of social justice.

 

Monday, July 14, 2014: 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM

Social Psychology and Culture

Session Organizer
Dahlia MOORE, College of Management, Israel, dmoore@colman.ac.il

Session in English

This session aims to address the diverse aspects of relationships between the terms. First, is multiculturalism as socially beneficial as most sociologists assumed? Recent socio-political events seem to cast some doubt on the possibility of attaining mutually beneficial and significant inter-cultural exchange. So and each culture has a different effect on personal goals and aspirations of members of that culture. Have the technological developments made intercultural communication easier and faster, or are cultural differences still prevalent and inhibiting social relations?

 

Monday, July 14, 2014: 3:30 PM - 5:20 PM

Social Psychology and Wok Related Processes

Session Organizer
Dahlia MOORE, College of Management, Israel, dmoore@colman.ac.il

Session in English

 

Monday, July 14, 2014: 3:30 PM - 5:20 PM

Societies and Group Processes

Session Organizer
Dahlia MOORE, College of Management, Israel, dmoore@colman.ac.il

Session in English

 

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 08:30 AM - 10:20 AM

Well-Being and Life Satisfaction. Part I

Session Organizer
Dahlia MOORE, College of Management, Israel, dmoore@colman.ac.il

Session in English

There are many variables that affect well-being of people and their life satisfaction (such as, poor health, unemployment, divorce, religiosity, political rights and more). This session aims to examine the factors that influence well being and life satisfaction in a global and changing society.

 

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM

Well-Being and Life Satisfaction. Part II

Session Organizer
Dahlia MOORE, College of Management, Israel, dmoore@colman.ac.il

Session in English

 

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