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Social Psychology of Political Polarization

Social Psychology of Political Polarization

1st Edition

Piercarlo Valdesolo, Jesse Graham
February 17, 2016

The 21st-century political landscape has been defined by deep ideological polarization, and as a result scientific inquiry into the psychological mechanisms underlying this divide has taken on increased relevance. The topic is by no means new to social psychology. Classic literature on intergroup...

Warring with Words: Narrative and Metaphor in Politics

Warring with Words: Narrative and Metaphor in Politics

1st Edition

Michael Hanne, William D. Crano, Jeffery Scott Mio
July 15, 2014

Scholars in many of the disciplines surrounding politics explicitly utilize either a narrative perspective or a metaphor perspective (though rarely the two in combination) to analyze issues -- theoretical and practical, domestic and international -- in the broad field of politics. Among the topics...

Expert Psychological Testimony for the Courts

Expert Psychological Testimony for the Courts

1st Edition

Mark Costanzo, Daniel Krauss, Kathy Pezdek
July 18, 2006

During the past two decades, the frequency and range of expert testimony by psychologists have increased dramatically. Courts now routinely hear expert testimony from clinical, cognitive, developmental, and social psychologists. Expert Psychological Testimony for the Courts provides a comprehensive...

Stigma and Group Inequality: Social Psychological Perspectives

Stigma and Group Inequality: Social Psychological Perspectives

1st Edition

Shana Levin, Colette Van Laar
November 11, 2005

This book provides a snapshot of the latest theoretical and empirical work on social psychological approaches to stigma and group inequality. It focuses on the perspective of the stigmatized groups and discusses the effects of the stigma on the individual, the interacting partners, the groups to...

Processes of Community Change and Social Action

Processes of Community Change and Social Action

1st Edition

Allen M. Omoto
March 15, 2005

This volume--an outgrowth of the annual meeting of the Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology--focuses on examples of social change and community action, and the processes at work in creating change. The presenters engaged each other and the audience in thinking about how best to create...

Applications of Nonverbal Communication

Applications of Nonverbal Communication

1st Edition

Ronald E. Riggio, Robert S. Feldman
February 03, 2005

The goal of this edited volume is to provide a much needed bridge between the research on nonverbal communication and the application of those findings. The book features contributions from some of the leading researchers in the field. These distinguished scholars apply their understanding of...

Evaluating Social Programs and Problems: Visions for the New Millennium

Evaluating Social Programs and Problems: Visions for the New Millennium

1st Edition

Stewart I. Donaldson, Michael Scriven
August 01, 2002

Today's evaluators are being challenged to help design and evaluate social programs intended to prevent and ameliorate complex social problems in a variety of settings, including schools, communities, and not-for-profit and for-profit organizations. Drawing upon the knowledge and experience of...

Mass Media and Drug Prevention: Classic and Contemporary Theories and Research

Mass Media and Drug Prevention: Classic and Contemporary Theories and Research

1st Edition

William D. Crano, Michael Burgoon, Stuart Oskamp
November 01, 2001

This book tells the story of the mass media's potential in the war against drug abuse. It is based on scientific evidence on the use of media in health promotion and disease prevention. Past approaches--successes and failures alike--are included to help enlighten future programs of research and...

Reducing Prejudice and Discrimination

Reducing Prejudice and Discrimination

1st Edition

Stuart Oskamp
May 01, 2000

Finding ways to reduce prejudice and discrimination is the central issue in attacking racism in our society. Yet this book is almost unique among scientific volumes in its focus on that goal. This important book combines critical analysis of theories about how to reduce prejudice and discrimination...

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