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Applying Social Psychology: Implications for Research, Practice, and Training

Applying Social Psychology: Implications for Research, Practice, and Training

1st Edition

Morton Deutsch, Harvey A. Hornstein
June 07, 2017

Originally published in 1975, these contributions surveyed the range of social intervention technology available to psychologists at the time, but they are more than a simple cataloguing of technology. The stress is on articulating certain metatheoretical assumptions that underlie different...

Perspectives on Social Psychology

Perspectives on Social Psychology

1st Edition

Clyde Hendrick
June 01, 2017

Originally published in 1977, this volume was intended to provide a relatively elementary and clear overview of some of the more important approaches to social psychology at the time. There are a number of perspectives on this discipline, but here, instead of traditional theoretical approaches (e.g...

Social Interaction and its Management

Social Interaction and its Management

1st Edition

Judy Gahagan
June 01, 2017

Originally published in 1984, this book is concerned with our everyday behaviour with other people. It examines the nature of social interaction and the resources utilized in our engagement with others, and the ways in which these processes may be controlled and resources improved. Two themes are...

Coping with Threatened Identities

Coping with Threatened Identities

1st Edition

Glynis Breakwell
June 01, 2017

People cope with threats to their identities in many different ways. Until the original publication of this title in 1986, there had been no theoretical framework within which to analyse their strategies for doing this, or to examine the nature and impact of the threatening experiences themselves....

Relations and Representations: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Social Psychological Science

Relations and Representations: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Social Psychological Science

1st Edition

John D. Greenwood
June 01, 2017

What is the nature of social psychological science? What does a realist approach to human behaviour offer? Originally published in 1991, this lucid introduction to the philosophy of social psychological science takes a new and original approach to the subject. The author repudiates traditional...

The Social Psychology of the Child with Epilepsy

The Social Psychology of the Child with Epilepsy

1st Edition

Christopher Bagley
June 01, 2017

When this title was first published in 1971, there were about 300, 000 people with epilepsy in England and Wales. Nearly one-third of them were children. This book is an integrated review of how epileptic children behaved, and of how they were regarded by parents, teachers and peers at the time....

Property: A Study in Social Psychology

Property: A Study in Social Psychology

1st Edition

Ernest Beaglehole
June 01, 2017

First published in 1931, this book represents an attempt to study the psychological basis of the institution of property. There had been many psychological and social studies of marriage and religion prior to publication of this title but none which considered the problems which arise when the...

A Social Psychology of Prejudice

A Social Psychology of Prejudice

1st Edition

Douglas W. Bethlehem
June 01, 2017

Prejudice is a topic of major interest to psychologists and sociologists, but had rarely been given the broad treatment its importance demanded. Originally published in 1985, this title first introduces the term, showing how it is related to other terms commonly used in psychology and the social...

Deconstructing Social Psychology

Deconstructing Social Psychology

1st Edition

Ian Parker, John Shotter
June 01, 2017

Since the early 1970s, social psychology has been in crisis. At the time Reconstructing Social Psychology (Armistead) provided a critical review of theories and assumptions in the discipline. Originally published in 1990, this title not only updates that review but illustrates the ways in...

Applied Social Psychology and Organizational Settings

Applied Social Psychology and Organizational Settings

1st Edition

John S. Carroll
June 01, 2017

Originally published in 1990, this title presents work that bridges social psychology and organizations. The primary goal is understanding, but that goal has two opposite sides: understanding organizations by bringing to bear the concepts and methods of social psychology (along with other social...

Human Behaviour: Towards a Practical Understanding

Human Behaviour: Towards a Practical Understanding

1st Edition

Jill Ford
June 01, 2017

Originally published in 1983, this clear-sighted study built an understanding of what human behaviour meant at the time: an understanding which can still be of practical use for those who work with people in their everyday lives today. The various influences on the individual are carefully examined...

Social Fabrics of the Mind

Social Fabrics of the Mind

1st Edition

Michael R.A. Chance
June 01, 2017

Originally published in 1988, this book outlines a new evolutionary paradigm for understanding human society and mental structure, originating from the editor's work in primate ethology. It is supported and further elaborated by the contributors. Chance argues that two modes of social interaction,...

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