Understanding Angry Groups Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Their Motivations and Effects on Society
“This book does an excellent job of combining insights from neuroscience, sociology, history, and political science to explain the phenomena of past and current group behavior and philosophy both nationally and globally. VERDICT Although this quality work has a scholarly bent and would most appeal to undergraduates, general readers will also be well served by the timeliness of this thought-provoking material.” – Library Journal
This book examines the dynamics that lead to anger in individuals, within groups, and between groups; identifies the role of the media in angry group behavior; and offers solutions for dealing with angry groups and channeling that negative energy in positive ways.
• Presents angry group dynamics from various perspectives, ranging from individual personality to group behavior to mass social movements
• Draws expertise from diverse academic areas and presents information that will be accessible to anyone interested in history and the social and political sciences
• Connects with current societal and political issues that often receive attention in the news and popular media
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