Jean-Claude Abric: Social Practice at the Heart of Scientific Research

  • Michel Morin Aix Marseille Université
Keywords: social practices, social change, Jean-Claude Abric


This article goes back to a few historical landmarks and debates, which were at stake for social

psychology in the nineties when Jean-Claude Abric investigated and questioned relationships

between SR and social practices. Controversy on causality, social change processes and

intervention strategies are still crucial issues in SR research.

Author Biography

Michel Morin, Aix Marseille Université

MICHEL MORIN: is professor emeritus of social Psychology and researcher at the Laboratory of

Social Psychology of the University of Aix-Marseille. His main research interests focus on health

social psychology with a special emphasis on AIDS, Cancer, chronic disease, supportive