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The Social Psychology of Everyday Life

1st Edition

By Michael Argyle

Routledge

336 pages

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Is psychology good for our health? What is the effect of class on social behaviour? In this comprehensive and fully up-to-date accoung of the psychology of everyday life, Michael Argyle looks at the most interesting and practically important areas of social psychology. He takes social psychology out of the laboratory into real-life settings and helps us to understand the world in which we live. He covers many of the pressing concerns of the day - conflict and aggression, racial prejudice, social class, relationships, health, happiness - and emphasisies the practical applications of social psychology.

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`An eminently worthwhile improvement over the standard textbook fare.' - Contemporary Psychology

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General