The Social Psychology of Nation-building: Conceptual Framework and Principles of Research Methodology

- Суший, О.В. (orcid.org/0000-0002-4364-7571) (2018) The Social Psychology of Nation-building: Conceptual Framework and Principles of Research Methodology Наукові студії із соціальної та політичної психології, 41 (44). pp. 3-19. ISSN 2309-8287

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Abstract

The article presents the results of the first stage of work on a research topic “Potential of socio-psychological thinking forms for national building and conflict resolving” which is implementing in the Laboratory for Methodology of Psychosocial and Political-Psychological Research, ISPP of NAES of Ukraine. The scientific search was targeted on such tasks’ solution as: (1) the justification of the conceptual frameworks of social psychology of nation-building as a particular scientific domain; (2) the development of theoretical socio-psychological model for nation-building process and methodological principles for its socio-psychological research. In line with these objectives an attempt of conceptualization of social-psychological frameworks for nation-building process was made by scholars’ team. The integral approach to the nation analyzing as a holistic socio-psychological phenomenon that based on the conception of socio-psychological thinking by M. Sliusarevskyi was proposed. The supporting frames of a theoretical socio-psychological model of nation-building process and methodological principles of its socio-psychological research are: (1) theoretical and methodological approaches to the research of nation-building process, which were formed in the historical-philosophical and socio-political cognition; (2) ethnogenetic, culture-historical and psychological aspects of nation-building process which are the subject of ethnic psychology (ethnic and national psychology); (3) sociopsychological aspects of nation-building process which are considered in the coordinates of socio-psychological thinking and its forms conception. The conceptual framework of social psychology of nation-building as a particular scientific domain is grounded, its research goal, object and subject are established. The operational socio-psychological definitions of the “nation” and “nation-building” concepts are presented. The structure of experimental design for the curriculum “Social psychology of nation-building” as a conceptual generalization of bases and methodological principles of the same research is presented.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: nation-building, nation, social psychology of nation-building, sociopsychological thinking, socio- psychological thinking forms.
Subjects: Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 1 Philosophy. Psychology
Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 3 Social Sciences > 303 Methods of the social sciences
Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 3 Social Sciences > 314/316 Society
Science and knowledge. Organization. Computer science. Information. Documentation. Librarianship. Institutions. Publications > 3 Social Sciences > 32 Politics
Divisions: The Institute of Social and Political Psychology > Laboratory for Methodology of Psychosocial and Political Psychological Research
Depositing User: завідувач О.В. Суший
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2019 07:43
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2019 07:43
URI: http://lib.iitta.gov.ua/id/eprint/713864

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