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Cities, society, and social perception

a Central African perspective
  • 336 Pages
  • 3.78 MB
  • English
Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press , Oxford [Oxfordshire], New York
Cities and towns -- Africa, Central, Urbanization -- Africa, Central, Sociology, Urban -- Africa, Ce


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StatementJ. Clyde Mitchell.
LC ClassificationsHT148.C46 M58 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 336 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2729877M
ISBN 100198232535
LC Control Number86023912

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Clyde Mitchell. A Clarendon Press Publication. Based on two decades of research in Africa, this volume uses Mitchell's influential "situational analysis" to examine the changing urban conditions in South Central Africa, outlining their wider social, political, and economic contexts.

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Social perception can be defined as views and attitude of people towards the particular area, individual and society. The pattern of thinking can affect a person's perception of others. The social contexts, in which an individual meet someone, can play a large part in whether the perception of someone will be positive or negative (Pitts, ).

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Elements. Social organizations happen in everyday life. Many people belong to various social structures—institutional and informal.

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Although the concept of social perception applies more to the initial impressions made about people, it does culminate into firm opinions formed gradually too. People can easily take a guess at the attitude, feelings, or beliefs of others. Defining or understanding the concept of social perception becomes easier if we compare adults with children.

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The 21st century has been dubbed the century of cities - sustainable cities, compact cities, post-modern cities, mega-cities, and more. CCS focuses on urban governance in the 21st century, under the banner of cultural creativity and social inclusion. "A human being is a deciding being," he wrote in his book, "Man's Search for Meaning," which sold more than 10 million copies.

"Between stimulus and response there is a. Social sciences Society and culture Browse All; social perception. Quick Reference. The processes by which people perceive one another.

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On the negative side, industrialization meant the rise and growth of large cities and concentrated poverty and degrading conditions in these cities, as the novels of Charles Dickens poignantly remind us. This urbanization changed the character of social life by creating a more impersonal and less traditional Gesellschaft society.

It also led to. An interdisciplinary exploration of perceptual and cognitive processes underlying the ability to perceive social information, drawing on current research and new experimental techniques.

As we enter a room full of people, we instantly have a number of social perceptions. We have an automatic perception of others as subjective agents with their own points of view, thoughts, and goals, and we.

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This book argues that the mainstream approach to social perception is a cognitive one which focuses primarily on the processes of perceiving people. It aims to redress the imbalance by giving greater emphasis to the content of social perceptions, the stimulus information on which they are based, and the functions which they serve.

This volume focuses on social perception, the processing of information about people. This issue has always been central to social psychology, but this book brings together literatures that in large part have been separated by the nature of the social target that is involved.

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Who are the marginalized? These are the weaker section or groups or part of a society that have been pushed to the limits of subsistence in the course of historical conflict of interest on the basis.

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The experiment using a sequence of animated cartoons shots; provide some understanding of how individual act in a courtroom settings. However the relevance of this experiment to the broader world is questionable.