Handbook of Theories of Social Psychology
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Handbook of Theories of Social Psychology


  • Author : Paul A M Van Lange
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2011-08-03
  • Genre: Psychology
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781446250068


Handbook of Theories of Social Psychology Book Description :

This innovative two-volume handbook provides a comprehensive exploration of the major developments of social psychological theories that have taken place over the past half century, culminating in a state of the art overview of the primary theories and models that have been developed in this vast and fascinating field. Authored by leading international experts, each chapter represents a personal and historical narrative of the theory's development including the inspirations, critical junctures, and problem-solving efforts that have effected the choices made in each theory's evolution as well as the impact each has had on the canon of social psychology. Unique to this handbook, these narratives provide a rich background for understanding how theories ...

Handbook of Theories of Aging  Second Edition
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Handbook of Theories of Aging Second Edition


  • Author : Merril Silverstein, PhD
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2008-10-27
  • Genre: Medical
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  • ISBN 10 : 0826162525


Handbook of Theories of Aging Second Edition Book Description :

The field of gerontology has often been criticized for being "data-rich but theory-poor." The editors of this book address this issue by stressing the importance of theory in gerontology. While the previous edition focused on multidisciplinary approaches to aging theory, this new edition provides cross-disciplinary, integrative explanations of aging theory: The contributors of this text have reached beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries to partner with researchers in adjacent fields in studying aging and age-related phenomena. This edition of the Handbook consists of 39 chapters written by 67 internationally recognized experts in the field of aging. It is organized in seven sections, reflecting the major theoretical developments in gerontology o...

The SAGE Handbook of Social Psychology

The SAGE Handbook of Social Psychology


  • Author : Michael A Hogg
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2007-03-26
  • Genre: Psychology
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781446204771


The SAGE Handbook of Social Psychology Book Description :

`This Volume is everything one would want from a one-volume handbook' - Choice Magazine In response to market demand, The SAGE Handbook of Social Psychology: Concise Student Edition has been published and represents a slimmer (16 chapters in total), more course focused and student-friendly volume. The editors and authors have also updated all references, provided chapter introductions and summaries and a new Preface outlining the benefits of using the Handbook as an upper level teaching resource. It will prove indispensable reading for all upper level and graduate students studying social psychology....

Handbook of the History of Social Psychology

Handbook of the History of Social Psychology


  • Author : Arie W. Kruglanski
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2012-10-12
  • Genre: Psychology
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781136668982


Handbook of the History of Social Psychology Book Description :

For the first time in the history of social psychology, we have a handbook on the history of social psychology. In it, leading luminaries in the field present their take on how research in their own domains has unfolded, on the scientists whose impact shaped the research agendas in the different areas of social psychology, and on events, institutions and publications that were pivotal in determining the field’s history. Social psychology’s numerous subfields now boast a rich historical heritage of their own, which demands special attention. The Handbook recounts the intriguing and often surprising lessons that the tale of social psychology’s remarkable ascendance has to offer. The historical diversity is the hallmark of the present handbook ref...

Handbook of the Psychology of Aging

Handbook of the Psychology of Aging


  • Author : K Warner Schaie
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2010-12-21
  • Genre: Medical
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  • ISBN 10 : 0123808839


Handbook of the Psychology of Aging Book Description :

The Handbook of the Psychology of Aging, Seventh Edition, provides a basic reference source on the behavioral processes of aging for researchers, graduate students, and professionals. It also provides perspectives on the behavioral science of aging for researchers and professionals from other disciplines. The book is organized into four parts. Part 1 reviews key methodological and analytical issues in aging research. It examines some of the major historical influences that might provide explanatory mechanisms for a better understanding of cohort and period differences in psychological aging processes. Part 2 includes chapters that discuss the basics and nuances of executive function; the history of the morphometric research on normal brain aging; and...

Contemporary Social Psychological Theories
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Contemporary Social Psychological Theories


  • Author : Peter James Burke
  • Publisher : Stanford University Press
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Social Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 0804753474


Contemporary Social Psychological Theories Book Description :

This text presents the most important and influential social psychological theories and research programs in contemporary sociology. Original chapters by the scholars who initiated and developed these theoretical perspectives provide full descriptions of each theory, its background, development, and future. The first four chapters cover general approaches, organized around fundamental principles and issues--symbolic interaction, social exchange, distributive justice, and rational choice. The following chapters focus on specific research programs and theories, examining identity, affect, comparison processes, power and dependence, social exchange, status construction, and legitimacy. A concluding chapter provides an analysis of and commentary on the s...

The Nature of Theory and Research in Social Psychology

The Nature of Theory and Research in Social Psychology


  • Author : Clyde Hendrick
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2013-10-22
  • Genre: Social Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781483260891


The Nature of Theory and Research in Social Psychology Book Description :

The Nature of Theory and Research in Social Psychology aims to provide advanced undergraduate and graduate students with a solid foundation in the logic of theory construction and the experimental method; and to teach students how to read, critically evaluate, and appreciate professional literature in the behavioral sciences. The book is believed to be unique in this latter respect and that it will serve a vital need in several different courses. The book is organized into two parts. Part I contains a detailed exposition of the nature of theory and research. It discusses the nature of formal theory, derivation of hypotheses, and the testing of hypotheses. It explicates in great detail the experimental approach to hypothesis testing. Both formal and i...

Handbook of Social Psychology

Handbook of Social Psychology


  • Author : John DeLamater
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2006-11-24
  • Genre: Social Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780387369211


Handbook of Social Psychology Book Description :

Psychology, focusing on processes that occur inside the individual and Sociology, focusing on social collectives and social institutions, come together in Social Psychology to explore the interface between the two fields. The core concerns of social psychology include the impact of one individual on another; the impact of a group on its individual members; the impact of individuals on the groups in which they participate; the impact of one group on another. This book is a successor to Social Psychology: Social Perspectives and Sociological Perspectives in Social Psychology. The current text expands on previous handbooks in social psychology by including recent developments in theory and research and comprehensive coverage of significant theoretical p...

Handbook of Terror Management Theory

Handbook of Terror Management Theory


  • Author : Clay Routledge
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-11-13
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128118450


Handbook of Terror Management Theory Book Description :

Handbook of Terror Management Theory provides an overview of Terror Management Theory (TMT), including critical research derived from the theory, recent research that has expanded and refined the theory, and the many ways the theory has been utilized to understand domains of human social life. The book uses TMT as a lens to help understand human relationships to nature, cultural worldviews, the self, time, the body, attachment, group identification, religion and faith, creativity, personal growth, and the brain. The first section reviews theoretical and methodological issues, the second focuses on basic research showing how TMT enhances our understanding of a wide range of phenomena, and the third section, Applications, uses TMT to solve a variety of...

Handbook of Social Justice Theory and Research

Handbook of Social Justice Theory and Research


  • Author : Clara Sabbagh
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-02-08
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781493932160


Handbook of Social Justice Theory and Research Book Description :

The International Society for Justice Research (ISJR) aims to provide a platform for interdisciplinary justice scholars who are encouraged to present and exchange their ideas. This exchange has yielded a fruitful advance of theoretical and empirically-oriented justice research. This volume substantiates this academic legacy and the research prospects of the ISJR in the field of justice theory and research. Included are themes and topics such as the theory of the justice motive, the mapping of the multifaceted forms of justice (distributive, procedural) and justice in context-bound spheres (e.g. non-humans). It presents a comprehensive "state of the art" overview in the field of justice research theory and it puts forth an agenda for future interdisci...