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    Book Review: AIDS Doesn’t Show Its Face: Inequality, Morality, and Social Change in Nigeria by Daniel Jordan Smith

Book Review: AIDS Doesn’t Show Its Face: Inequality, Morality, and Social Change in Nigeria by Daniel Jordan Smith

Sharon Jackson finds that Daniel Jordan Smith’s AIDS Doesn’t Show Its Face should draw readers from anthropology, sociology, international development, global health, social psychology, cultural studies, human geography and African studies. The book convincingly relates AIDS to broader inequalities and transformations in modern society.

Making excellent use of 23 years of research and experience in Nigeria, in AIDS Doesn’t Show Its Face, Daniel […]

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    Understanding teamwork and leadership: the role of self-construal

Understanding teamwork and leadership: the role of self-construal

Dr Ben Voyer discusses his latest research on how self-construals affect behaviour.

In my research, I study how self-construal can help us to understand how we behave in teams or act as leaders or followers. Self-construal is concerned with how individuals perceive themselves as being psychologically independent or interdependent from others. This tension between a desire to be unique, and […]

Claiming ‘multiculturalism has failed’ is dangerous

Recent terrorist attacks in Paris and Copenhagen have prompted some, including UKIP leader Nigel Farage, to point the finger at the supposed failure of multiculturalism. In this article, Caroline Howarth writes that these arguments by Farage and others are dangerous: they feed a powerful discourse that presents diversity, immigration and marginalised communities themselves as ‘the problem’, which may provoke hostility and violence.

In the wake […]

Android science and the utility of simulating ourselves

Kevin Corti, PhD candidate at the Department of Social Psychology, discusses how android science has developed since Alan Turing’s foundational work.

In the early stages of World War II, as the Allies escalated the intensity of their military campaign against the Axis powers, the mathematician Alan Turing and a British cryptanalyst team at Bletchley Park waged a secret battle against […]

Putting the culture back into safety culture

Mark Noort argues that to advance the understanding and relevance of ‘safety culture’ the field needs to integrate four perspectives on the nature of culture.

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    Why social psychology matters in the real world: Reflections on Steve Reicher’s talk

Why social psychology matters in the real world: Reflections on Steve Reicher’s talk

PhD candidate Amena Amer reflects on the implications of Steve Reicher’s Talk in honour of The Department of Social Psychology’s 50th anniversary.

The importance of informed consent in social media research

Dr Ilka H. Gleibs argues that informed consent is important in social media research to protect the privacy, autonomy, and control of social media users.

Are you prepared for life after LSE?

Sindre Olafsrud discusses how to make good use of your DSP degree and succeed in your career.

Social Psychology at LSE in the 1960s

As LSE’s Department of Social Psychology begins 50th anniversary celebrations, Professor Martin Bauer looks back at the 1960s and the emergence of Social Psychology as an academic department at LSE. 

In the early 1960s, LSE was made up of a college of academic staff who contributed to a programme of courses across Economics, Social Administration, Geography, History, International Studies, Language Studies, […]

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