Originally published in 1989, this title showcased new developments, providing a systematic and in-depth overview of some of the basic issues in the field of group psychology. Subject areas range from basic group processes to complex interactive phenomena. There are international contributions, with chapters covering the latest developments in the field at the time. The volume provided students and professionals with a comprehensive, coherent, and interrelated picture of the broad scope of group influence processes. The volume was motivated by the belief that group psychology is a central and important activity for social psychology.
Preface. 1. Paul B. Paulus An Overview and Evaluation of Group Influence Part 1: Basic Group Influence 2. Russell G. Geen Alternative Conceptions of Social Facilitation 3. Eric S. Knowles Spatial Behavior of Individuals and Groups 4. Steven Prentice-Dunn and Ronald W. Rogers Deindividuation and the Self-Regulation of Behavior 5. Paul B. Paulus and Dinesh Nagar Environmental Influences on Groups Part 2: Social Influence Processes in Groups 6. Richard L. Moreland and John M. Levine Newcomers and Oldtimers in Small Groups 7. John M. Levine Reaction to Opinion Deviance in Small Groups 8. John C. Turner and Penelope J. Oakes Self-Categorization Theory and Social Influence Part 3: Social and Cognitive Processes in Interactive Groups 9. Garold Stasser, Norbert L. Kerr and James H. Davis Influence Processes and Consensus Models in Decision-Making Groups 10. Charles E. Miller The Social Psychological Effects of Group Decision Rules 11. Noel K. Clark and Geoffrey M. Stephenson Group Remembering 12. Robert A. Wicklund The Appropriation of Ideas. Author Index. Subject Index.
Psychology Library Editions: Social Psychology (30-volume set) brings together an eclectic mix of titles from a wealth of authors with diverse backgrounds, seeking to understand human behaviour and interaction from a socio-psychological perspective. The series of previously out-of-print titles, originally published between 1908 and 1993, includes those from some authors considered to be founders of social psychology and traces the development of the subject from its early foundations.