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Título: The Past, Polish politics of memory, and stereotyping: an intercultural perspective
Autor: Wawrzyński, Patryk
Palavras-chave: National remembrance
Holocaust
Politics of memory
Stereotyping
Socially-shared knowledge
Data: 2013
Editora: Instituto Politécnico do Porto. Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração do Porto
Resumo: The main idea of the article is to consider the interdependence between Politics of Memory (as a type of narrating the Past) and Stereotyping. The author suggests that, in a time of information revolution, we are still constructing images of others on the basis of simplification, overestimation of association between features, and illusory correlations, instead of basing them on knowledge and personal contact. The Politics of Memory, national remembrance, and the historical consciousness play a significant role in these processes, because – as the author argues – they transform historically based 'symbolic analogies' into 'illusory correlations' between national identity and the behavior of its members. To support his theoretical investigation, the author presents results of his draft experiment and two case studies: (a) a social construction of images of neighbors based on Polish narrations about the Past; and (b) various processes of stereotyping based on the Remembrance of the Holocaust. All these considerations lead him to state that the Politics of Memory should be recognized as an influential source of commonly shared stereotypes on other cultures and nations.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.22/1714
ISSN: 2182-6439
Versão do Editor: http://www.iscap.ipp.pt/~cei/E-REI%20Site/Pages/1.htm
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