«Human visible» as a sociopsychological phenomenon

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Abstract

The articles deals with the phenomenon of «human visible». It emphasizes that appearance as an attribute of the «human visible», being included into the range of cultural values in the world of visual media, procreates such phenomena as «total preoccupation with one's appearance», transformative activity aimed at changing one's appearance etc. The article describes research areas and provides empirical data, elaborating the «human visible» phenomenon from the positions of contemporary applied social psychology.

General Information

Keywords: social psychology of appearance, reformative activity, preoccupation with the appearance, interpretation of the appearance

Journal rubric: Theoretical Research

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Labunskaya V.A. «Human visible» as a sociopsychological phenomenon. Sotsial'naya psikhologiya i obshchestvo = Social Psychology and Society, 2010. Vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 26–39. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Vera A. Labunskaya, Doctor of Psychology, Professor of the Department of Social Psychology of the Academy of Psychology and Pedagogy, Southern Federal University, Scientific director of the scientific and educational laboratory "Social psychology of appearance" APP SFU. Deputy Chairman of the Dissertation Council at the SFU., Rostov-na-Donu, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8901-8773, e-mail: vlab@aaanet.ru

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