The Oxford Handbook of Social Psychology and Social Justice

ISBN : 9780199938735

Phillip L. Hammack
472 ページ
178 x 254 mm
Oxford Library of Psychology

The Oxford Handbook of Social Psychology and Social Justice spans cultures and disciplines to highlight critical paradigms and practices for the study of social injustice in diverse contexts. This book addresses injustice along such lines as race, ethnicity, gender, sexual identity, and social class. It also addresses pressing issues of globalization, conflict, intervention, and social policy.


Part I: Psychology and Social Justice: Historical, Theoretical, and Conceptual Foundations
Chapter 1: Social Psychology and Social Justice: Critical Principles and Perspectives for the Twenty-First Century
Phillip L. Hammack
Chapter 2: Social Justice Theory and Practice: Fostering Inclusion in Exclusionary Contexts
Susan Opotow
Part II: Critical Ontologies, Paradigms, and Methods
Chapter 3: Reconsidering Citizenship Models and the Case for Cultural Citizenship: Implications for a Social Psychology of Social Justice
Regina Langhout and Jesica Fernandez
Chapter 4: Narrative Approaches within a Social Psychology of Social Justice: The Potential Utility of Narrative Evidence
David M. Frost
Part III: Race, Ethnicity, Inequality
Chapter 5: Extending the Social Psychology of Racism and Moral Exclusion: A Framework for Critical Analysis
Cristian Tileaga
Chapter 6: The Ongoing Colonization of North American Indigenous People: Using Social Psychological Theories to Promote Social Justice
Stephanie Fryberg, Rebecca Covarrubias, and Jacob A. Burack
Chapter 7: Disjunctive: Social Justice, Black Identity, and the Normality of Black People
William E. Cross, Jr.
Chapter 8: Culture, Psychology, and Social Justice: Toward a More Critical Psychology of Asians and Asian Americans
Sumie Okazaki
Chapter 9: Intersectional Understandings of Inequality
Aida Hurtado
Part IV: Gender, Sexuality, Inequality
Chapter 10: Who is Tossing Whom into the Current? A Social Justice Perspective on Gender and Well-Being
Abigail J. Stewart and Alyssa N. Zucker
Chapter 11: Transnational Feminism in Psychology: Women's Human Rights, Liberation and Social Justice
Shelly Grabe
Chapter 12: Benevolent Heterosexism and the Less-than-Queer Citizen Subject
Darren Langdridge
Part V: Class, Poverty, Inequality
Chapter 13: Of Takers and Makers: A Social Psychological Analysis of Class and Classism
Heather E. Bullock and Harmony A. Reppond
Chapter 14: Social Class Oppression as Social Exclusion: A Relational Perspective
Amelia Dean Walker and Laura Smith
Part VI: Globalization, Conflict, Inequality
Chapter 15: Colonization, Decolonization, and Power: Ruptures and Critical Junctures Out of Dominance
James H. Liu and Felicia Pratto
Chapter 16: Social Psychology and Social Justice: Citizenship and Migrant Identity in the Post 9/11 Era
Sunil Bhatia
Chapter 17: Social Justice in Multicultural Europe: A Social Psychological Perspective
Xenia Chryssochoou
Chapter 18: Positioning Theory and Social Justice
Zachary Warren and Fathali M. Moghaddam
Chapter 19: In the Minds of Men: Social Representations of War and Military Intervention
J. Christopher Cohrs and Emma O'Dwyer
Part VII: Intervention, Advocacy, Social Policy
Chapter 20: Intergroup Contact in Settings of Protracted Ethnopolitical Conflict
Ifat Maoz
Chapter 21: Intergroup Contact and the Struggle for Social Justice
Kevin Durrheim and John Dixon
Chapter 22: Intergroup Dialogue: Education for Social Justice
Biren (Ratnesh) A. Nagda, Patricia Gurin, and Jaclyn Rodriguez
Chapter 23: Setting the Record Straight: Communicating Findings from Social Science Research on Sexual Orientation to the Courts
Gregory M. Herek
Part VIII: Concluding Perspectives
Chapter 24: Bear Left: The Critical Psychology Project in Revolting Times
Michelle Fine
Chapter 25: Social Psychology and Social Justice: Dilemmas, Dynamics, and Destinies
Ken Gergen


Phillip L. Hammack is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Politics, Culture & Identity Lab at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Trained as an interdisciplinary social scientist at the University of Chicago, he uses multiple methods to study the lived experience of social injustice and the relationship between self and society. His current research examines sexual and gender identity diversity in social and political context.