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Nationhood as a social representation: Making sense of the Kurdish opening in Turkey
(American Psychological Association Inc., 2018-05-02)
Nationhood is a dynamic and complex phenomenon, influenced by both top-down political and bottom-up social processes. Social representations theory allows us to address the in-between space where nationhood can be ...
Islamist terrorism as identity threat: the case of ambivalent identification and self-stereotyping among Turkish Muslims
Terrorist attacks committed in 2003 by Turkish Islamist extremists threatened the social identity of Turkish Muslims by associating them with terrorism. Using a 2 x 3 experimental design, we categorized Turkish respondents ...