Structure and Measurement Indicator System of Social Mentality

  • Junxiu Wang
Part of the Research Series on the Chinese Dream and China’s Development Path book series (RSCDCDP)


The study of social mentality endeavors to study both individuals and society, and so it is impossible to avoid a core socio-psychological problem, i.e., “what is ‘society’ in socio-psychological terms?” This problem was proposed in both the social representation theory and the social identity theory (Moscovici 2011; Hogg and Abrams 2011). They put forward that it is not enough to only take the presence of others as “society”; mainstream social psychology should study the social phenomena that keeps society running and pushes key operation processes (Moscovici 2011).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Junxiu Wang
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  1. 1.BeijingChina

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