Belief Systems and the Perception of Reality
Agency and Communion in Social Psychology
Mindfulness in Social Psychology
Coping with Lack of Control in a Social World
Selma Rudert, Rainer Greifeneder, Kipling Williams
May 03, 2019
This edited volume provides an up-to-date review of current research on ostracism, social exclusion, and rejection. The book shows why exclusion and rejection occur, how they affect the excluded individuals, and the consequences they might have for individuals and organizations. Ostracism, social...
Dominik Schoebi, Belinda Campos
May 03, 2019
What makes for strong and enduring relationships? It is a question of increasing scientific and popular interest as it has become clear that relationships can make life happier, healthier, and longer. In this collection, the reader will find an overview of state-of-the-art research on this question...
Bastiaan Dr Rutjens, Mark Dr Brandt
September 13, 2018
This book focuses on the social psychology of belief systems and how they influence perceptions of reality. These belief systems, from politics to religion to science, not only shape one’s thoughts and views but also can be the cause of conflict and disagreement over values, particularly when they...
Andrea Abele, Bogdan Wojciszke
August 22, 2018
What are the ultimate motives that instigate individuals’ behaviours? What are the aims of social perception? How can an individuals’ behaviour be described both from the perspective of the actor and from the perspective of an observer? These are the basic questions that this book addresses using...
Johan C. Karremans, Esther K. Papies
May 10, 2017
Scientific interest in mindfulness has expanded in recent years, but it has typically been approached from a clinical perspective. This volume brings recent mindfulness research to classic social psychology topics such as romantic relationships, prejudice, prosocial behavior, achievement, and...
Stamos Papastamou, Antonis Gardikiotis, Gerasimos Prodromitis
April 19, 2017
Majority and minority influence research examines how groups influence the attitudes, thoughts and behaviours of individuals, groups and society as a whole. This volume collects recent work by an international group of scholars, representing a variety of different theoretical approaches to majority...
Loris Vezzali, Sofia Stathi
December 19, 2016
Intergroup contact theory has been one of the most influential theories in social psychology since it was first formulated by Gordon Allport in 1954. This volume highlights, via a critical lens, the most notable recent developments in the field, demonstrating its vitality and its capacity for...
Marcin Bukowski, Immo Fritsche, Ana Guinote, Mirosław Kofta
October 03, 2016
Coping with Lack of Control in a Social World offers an integrated view of cutting-edge research on the effects of control deprivation on social cognition. The book integrates multi-method research demonstrating how various types of control deprivation, related not only to experimental settings but...
Trijntje Völlink, Francine Dehue, Conor Mc Guckin
November 03, 2015
The study of cyberbullying has exploded since its first appearance in a peer-reviewed journal article in 2005. Cyberbullying: From theory to intervention aims to make clear and practical sense of this proliferation of coverage by defining the problem of cyberbullying and examining its unique...
Denis Sindic, Manuela Barreto, Rui Costa-Lopes
December 12, 2014
The concepts of power and identity are vital to many areas of social research. In this edited collection, a prominent set of contributors explore the double relationship between power and group identity, focusing on two complementary lines of enquiry: In what ways can the powerful dictate the...
Carsten K. W. De Dreu
May 13, 2014
Intergroup competition and conflict create pervasive problems in human society, giving rise to such phenomena as prejudice, terrorism, ethnic cleansing, and interstate war. Citizens, policy makers, social workers, schoolteachers, and politicians wrestle with these problems, and with difficult...
March 07, 2013
In this edited collection a distinguished set of contributors present a broad overview of psychological research on self-esteem. Each chapter is written by leading experts in the field, and surveys current research on a particular issue concerning self-esteem. Together, the chapters provide a...