Social Psychology  Past and Present

Social Psychology Past and Present


  • Author : Jay M. Jackson
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2013-02-01
  • Genre: Psychology
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781134995127


Social Psychology Past and Present Book Description :

Providing a clearer understanding of contemporary issues through a broad, historical perspective, this scholarly overview unites the multidisciplinary roots of social psychology into one coherent book. The author attempts to unite the works and theories of all social psychological subdivisions. Clearly and concisely, he presents readers with a history of social psychology using a minimum of technical jargon. Rather than merely cataloging theories and works, he provides an intellectual context for contemporary research, practice, and study....

Applied Social Psychology

Applied Social Psychology


  • Author : Gün R Semin
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 1996-05-28
  • Genre: Psychology
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  • ISBN 10 : 0803979266


Applied Social Psychology Book Description :

This comprehensive and accessible textbook overviews the applications of social psychology to a wide range of problems and issues in contemporary society. With internationally respected contributors who survey the major developments in their fields, this practical guide incorporates advice, examples and reading lists. The first part of the book outlines a number of general frameworks that inform the applications of social psychology, namely language, attitudes, decision-making and survey research; Part Two focuses on major behavioural domains, including health and economic behaviour; Part Three explains the relationship between social psychology and social institutions, highlighting, for instance, the media, law and politic...

Social Psychology

Social Psychology


  • Author : Daniel W. Barrett
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2015-12-19
  • Genre: Psychology
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781506310596


Social Psychology Book Description :

Employing a lively and accessible writing style, author Daniel W. Barrett integrates up-to-date coverage of social psychology’s core theories, concepts, and research with a discussion of emerging developments in the field—including social neuroscience and the social psychology of happiness, religion, and sustainability. Social Psychology: Core Concepts and Emerging Trends presents engaging examples, Applying Social Psychology sections, and a wealth of pedagogical features to help readers cultivate a deep understanding of the causes of social behavior....

Trends in Social Psychology

Trends in Social Psychology


  • Author : John Z. Arlsdale
  • Publisher : Nova Publishers
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Psychology
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  • ISBN 10 : 1590337263


Trends in Social Psychology Book Description :

This book presents original research results on the leading edge of psychology. Each chapter has been carefully selected in an attempt to present substantial advances across a broad spectrum. Contents: Preface; Comparison of the Psychosocial Association of Japanese Children and their Parents in the US and in Rural Area in Japan; The Importance of Relationship Information for Children's Evaluation of Peers and Social Situations; When People Belong to more than one Social Group: A Fit-Based Approach to Multiple Categorisation; Gender Role Stereotyping in Television Advertisements: A Comparative Study of British and Serbian Television; Applications of Social and Personality Psychology to Computer Mediated Communications; Preference for Freedom of Choice...

Handbook of Social Psychology

Handbook of Social Psychology


  • Author : John DeLamater
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-08-13
  • Genre: Social Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 9789400767720


Handbook of Social Psychology Book Description :

This handbook provides a broad overview of the field of social psychology and up-to-date coverage of current social psychological topics. It reflects the recent and substantial development of the field, both with regard to theory and empirical research. It starts out by covering major theoretical perspectives, including the inter actionist, identity, social exchange, social structure and the person perspectives. Next, it discusses development and socialization in childhood, adolescence and adulthood. In addition to updated discussions of topics that were included in the first edition, the part examining personal processes includes entirely new topics, such as social psychology and the body and individual agency and social motivation. Interpersonal pr...