Revista Psicologia Política
versión ISSN 1519-549X
LIMA, Aluísio Ferreira de. The Reconstruction of the concepts of mass and identity. Rev. psicol. polít. [online]. 2007, vol.7, n.14, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1519-549X.
The last years have been marked by a disconstruction and reconstruction in the traditional ways of social and individual organization. The classic ideas regarding the future were substituted by ordinances for the end of "old" concepts as: the social-democracy, the welfare state, the end of history etc., making possible speculations besides on the end of the modernity. Though, some concepts stay current and request an analysis of his meaning. The brazilian social psychology was not out of those debates and it suffered several conceptual contributions since the crisis of the social psychology of 1970. The objective of this paper is presents some considerations concerning the transformation of the mass concepts and identity in this science. For so much, we will make a presentation of the classic works that refer the masses, crowds and groups, with the contributions and approaches of the works of Negri, Hardt and Ciampa.
Palabras llave : Identity; Mass; Crowd; Social Psychology.