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Individual-Society Dualism – Critical Social Psychology (7/30)

Individual-Society Dualism – Critical Social Psychology (7/30)

Individual-Society Dualism is the most enduring theme in social psychology, but it’s a problem. It’s social psychology’s biggest problem maybe. The tendency to think on the one hand that things are produced by individual action, that individuals have clear boundaries, that they’re not linked to others, that they’re autonomous, that they are rational decision makers …

2. Southern Society: Slavery, King Cotton, and Antebellum America’s “Peculiar” Region

Professor David Blight: Well, go South with me today. We’re going to take up this question initially of–it’s an old, old, old American question–how peculiar, or distinctive, or different is the American South? That used to be a question you could ask in quite some comfort. The “Dixie difference,” as a recent book title called …