1st Edition

Advances in Applied Social Psychology Volume 1

Edited By R. F. Kidd, M. J. Saks Copyright 1981
    238 Pages
    by Psychology Press

    First published in 1980. The purpose of this volume is to widen, stimulate, and inform the growing debate surrounding the application of social psychological knowledge. It includes the history of applied social psychology and follow the changing nature of definitions of both applied and basic issues.

    Chapter 1 What Is Applied Social Psychology? An Introduction, Robert F. Kidd, Michael J. Saks; Chapter 2 The Potentiation of Social Knowledge, Kenneth J. Gergen, Michael Basseches; Chapter 3 Conditions Required for a Technology of the Social Sciences, Helena Reyes, Jacobo A. Varela; Chapter 4 Toward an Applicable Social Psychology, Clara Mayo, Marianne La France; Chapter 5 Socially Relevant Research, Morton Deutsch; Chapter 6 “Give Me the Facts”, Karen M. Hennigan, Brian R. Flay, Thomas D. Cook; Chapter 7 Politics as Social Science Methodology, George L. Kelling; Chapter 8 Social Science in the Contract Research Firm, Clark C. Abt; Chapter 9 Applied Social Psychology and the Future, Leonard Bickman, Sharon S. Brehm, David P. Farrington, Ronald J. Fisher, Howard Leventhal, John B. McConahay, Walter G. Stephan, Daniel Stokols;


    Robert F. Kidd Boston University, Michael J. Saks Boston College and National Center for State Courts.