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Couched in terms of the traditional frustration-aggression hypothesis, his explanation also relies heavily on Schachter's theory. , p. 767). ). Now, according to Berkowitz's formulation, pehunan should result in anger and an increased likelihood of aggressive behaviour. But this would hardly suit a culture with comprehensive taboos on aggressive display. Robarchek argues that the beliefs associated with incurring pehunan (and similar rules) explain why it is that frustration does not result in aggression; why it is that the Semai can be frustrated but not aggressive.
Unlike Dürkheim, who, as we have seen, did not maintain that what is sociocultural operates in a sui generis (non-psychological) fashion but instead saw religion as a psychologically mediated response to social experiences, these descendants have tried for "ideological" reasons to minimize the role accorded to Paul Heelas 43 psychological processes. Radcliffe-Brown was sometimes "driven" to use psychology, but he tried to resist the temptation by arguing in terms of teleological (causal) functionalism, couched in terms of latent functions and needs.
He is not in favour of every kind of religion, but in favour only of his own kind, a liberal religiosity. Allport therefore favours a mature, " h e a l t h y " religion, which is how he defines it : ". . a disposition, built u p through experience, to respond favourably, and in certain habitual ways, to conceptual objects and principles that the individual regards as of ultimate importance in his own life, and as having to do with what he regards as permanent or central in the nature of things .
Advances in the Psychology of Religion by Michael Argyle (Eds.)