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The social psychology of minority influence

by Gabriel Mugny

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Published by Cambridge University Press, Editions de la Maison des sciences de l"homme in Cambridge, New York, Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social integration,
  • Minorities,
  • Influence (Psychology),
  • Group identity,
  • Social conflict,
  • Ethnopsychology,
  • Minority Groups -- psychology,
  • Psychology, Social

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGabriel Mugny and Juan A. Pérez ; translated by Vivian Waltz Lamongie.
    SeriesEuropean monographs in social psychology
    ContributionsPérez, Juan Antonio.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM291 .M772513 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 190 p. :
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1851119M
    ISBN 100521390540, 2735103951
    LC Control Number90002658

    Moscovici's most famous experiments focused on minority influence. In this work, Moscovici showed how a consistent minority could get members of a majority group to alter their responses on a color perception task, even when the minority was not unusually high in social status. Majority influence is when the behaviour of a large number of people affects the behaviour of a smaller group of people. Whereas, minority influence is when people have rejected the majority norm (Cook, ) Minority influence. A consistent minority disrupts established norms and .

    Social influence refers to the way in which individuals change their behavior to meet the demands of a social environment. It takes many forms and can be seen in conformity, socialization, peer pressure, obedience, leadership, persuasion, sales, and lly social influence results from a specific action, command, or request, but people also alter their attitudes and behaviors in. Minority influence occurs when the views of a smaller number of individuals prevail. Although less frequent than majority influence, minority influence can occur if the minority expresses their views consistently and confidently. An example is Moscovici’s color-judgment study. Because minorities force group members to think more fully about a.

    Minority influence is a concept in social psychology in which the ideas flow from the minority to the majority having a relatively large impact. Minority influence can be seen in the tangible political and social movements that have occurred worldwide. Buy Perspectives on Minority Influence (European Studies in Social Psychology) First Edition by Moscovici, Serge, Mugny, Gabriel, Avermaet, Eddy van (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Hardcover.


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The social psychology of minority influence by Gabriel Mugny Download PDF EPUB FB2

Despite the denial, therefore, the marginal standpoint of minority groups can have an impact on the belief systems and behaviour patterns of other individuals. This book proposes a psychosociological explanation of these individual and collective phenomena by articulating the underlying identification games and cognitive by: This book proposes a psychosociological explanation of these individual and collective phenomena by articulating the underlying identification games and cognitive activities.

It throws fresh light not only on minority influence, but also on major themes of social psychology, especially theories of intergroup conflict, persuasion and attitude change. The social psychology of minority influence. [Gabriel Mugny; Juan Antonio Pérez] -- Looks at the processes and spread of social innovation, the mechanisms of which are rooted in the conflict that minorities can create in others and introduce into the social system.

The Social Psychology of Minority Influence. The social psychology of minority influence. Traditionally social psychologists have characterised influence as a process leading to conformity - the minority coming to accept the view of the majority.

For the contributors to this volume, working in a society where the reverse process is frequently exemplified - a society characterised by change and innovation - such an approach is no longer by: Twenty-one European and American researchers contribute their thoughts on a variety of topics relating to minority influence.

The authors grapple such issues as the power of minorities to provide social change; the minorities' capacity to induce divergent thinking; group polarization; the place of historical method and the importance of field study/5. Size Versus Intensity of Majority and Minority Consensus to a Persuasive Message: From the Source of Influence to Its Recipients.

International Review of Social Psychology, Vol. 32, Issue. 1, International Review of Social Psychology, Vol. 32, Issue. Social Influence A Volume in the Brooks/Cole Mapping Social Psychology Series Mapping Social Psychology Series Smith Business Series: Author: John C.

Turner: Publisher: Brooks/cole Publishing Company, ISBN:Length: pages: Subjects. Research on minority influence, that is, the impact of an individual on the group or of a group on a collectivity, is of recent origin.

Why did it take so long to recognize this influence. There are several reasons. One is the conception and model on which studies about group phenomena generally, and social influence in particular, were based.

Twenty-one European and American researchers contribute their thoughts on a variety of topics relating to minority influence. The authors grapple such issues as the power of minorities to provide social change; the minorities' capacity to induce divergent thinking; group polarization; the place of historical method and the importance of field study.

This essay will look at two of the giants in this arena of social influence research, namely Moscovici’s () Conversion theory and Turner’s () Self Categorisation theory in relation to the minority influence process, how these two theorists disagree with each other on this process and how later research has contributed to the debate.

Reported that minority influence led to more creative and novel judgements than majority influence, supporting the idea that minorities influence is a force for innovation and social change. Social influence can occur when a minority (small group) changes the attitudes, beliefs and behaviours of a majority; this is known as minority influence.

Psychologists have identified different factors that can enhance the effectiveness of a minority, including: consistency, commitment and flexibility.

Minority influence is a type of social influence that motivates individuals to reject established majority group norms. This is achieved through the process of conversion, where majorities become gradually won over to a minority viewpoint.

Drawing from social influence and social identity literatures, we propose that numerical support for proenvironmental values (majority vs.

minority) moderates the effect of past behaviour on. SAGE Video Bringing teaching, learning and research to life. SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library.

SAGE Reference The complete guide for your research journey. SAGE Navigator The essential social sciences literature review tool. SAGE Business Cases Real world cases at your fingertips. CQ Press Your definitive resource for politics, policy and people. Minority influence is when a smaller group or individual is able to change the view of the majority group into the same opinion as the minority through a process known as conversion.

Conversion results in both the belief and behaviour being privately and publicly accepted as the standpoint is internalised which is the deepest form of conformity. Psychology Definition of MINORITY INFLUENCE: is the theory that societal pressure can be exerted by a small group but positively affect the majority group.

The role of social categorization and perceived source credibility in minority influence. European Journal of Social Psychology, 18, – CrossRef Google Scholar. The Social Psychology of Ethnic Identity demonstrates the important contribution that psychology can make.

The central aim of this book is to show, on the one hand, that social psychology can be.Minority influence, a form of social influence, takes place when a member of a minority group influences the majority to accept the minority's beliefs or occurs when a small group or an individual acts as an agent of social change by questioning established societal perceptions, and proposing alternative, original ideas which oppose the existing social norms.The role of social influence processes in social change.

Social influence is the process by which an individual’s attitudes, beliefs or behavior are modified by the presence or action of others. Four areas of social influence are conformity, compliance and obedience, and minority influence.