Social Psychology Products

  • Peer Pressure, Peer Prevention

    The Role of Friends in Crime and Conformity

    By Barbara J Costello, Trina Hope

    Criminological research has largely neglected the possibility that positive peer influence is a potentially powerful source of social control. Criminologists have also been unsuccessful in uncovering the actual mechanisms of peer influence, whether toward or away from deviance. The current trend in…

    Paperback – 2016-03-11 

  • Denying Death

    An Interdisciplinary Approach to Terror Management Theory

    Edited by Lindsey A. Harvell, Gwendelyn S. Nisbett

    This volume is the first to showcase the interdisciplinary nature of Terror Management Theory, providing a detailed overview of how rich and diverse the field has become since the late 1980s, and where it is going in the future. It offers perspectives from psychology, political science,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-10 
    Psychology Press

  • Interaction and Influence in Small Group Decision Making

    By Joseph Bonito

    Interaction and Influence in Small Group Decision Making examines the current literature on the role of participation in small group outcomes. The book addresses seminal small group research and traces its legacy to current work, providing a context for the assumptions and directions of today’s…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Behavior

    Proceedings of the 4th International Congress on Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Science (ICIBSoS 2015), 22-23 October 2015, Kazan Federal University, Kazan, Russia and 7-8 November 2015, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Edited by Ford Lumban Gaol

    Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Behavior contains papers that were originally presented at the 4th International Congress on Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Science 2015 (ICIBSoS 2015), held 22-23 October 2015 at The Institute of Management, Economics and Finance of the Kazan…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    CRC Press

  • Cultural Processes in Child Development

    The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 29

    Edited by Ann S. Masten

    The chapters of this volume were originally presented at the 29th Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology. The focus of this symposium on cultural processes in child development emerged from the growing recognition among those at the Institute of Child Development and many others in the field that…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press
    Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series

  • The Self and Social Relationships

    Edited by Joanne V. Wood, Abraham Tesser, John G. Holmes

    Although the two major research areas of the "Self" and "Social Relationships" have flourished, they have done so largely independently of each other. More and more research, however, has indicated that relationships shape the nature of the self and identity, and that self-views influence…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press

  • Stereotyping as Inductive Hypothesis Testing

    By Klaus Fiedler, Eva Walther

    Traditional social hypotheses have a built-in tendency to verify themselves and so involuntarily resist attempts at stereotype change or correction. This is the insight demonstrated and discussed as the start point for an alternative approach to the problem of stereotyping and hypothesis testing.…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press

  • Rival Truths

    Common Sense and Social Psychological Explanations in Health and Illness

    By Lindsay St Claire

    It is common sense that our survival as individuals depends on the survival of our physical bodies. However, common sense has been medicalised. Terms such as 'road rage' and 'premenstrual syndrome' sound like medical problems and suggest that it is affected individuals, rather than experiences or…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press

  • Handbook of the Uncertain Self

    Edited by Robert M. Arkin, Kathryn C. Oleson

    This Handbook explores the cognitive, motivational, interpersonal, clinical, and applied aspects of personal uncertainty. It showcases both the diversity and the unity that defines contemporary perspectives on uncertainty in self within social and personality psychology. The contributions to the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press

  • The Two of Me

    The Rational Outer Me and the Emotional Inner Me

    By John Birtchnell

    How much of what we do is directed by conscious, deliberate decisions and how much originates in unconscious, automatic directives? This is the question explored in The Two of Me via an engaging combination of phenomenological subjective investigation and objective considerations of mental…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press

  • Contemporary Perspectives on the Psychology of Attitudes

    Edited by Geoffrey Haddock, Gregory R. Maio

    What is an attitude? How do different research approaches characterise 'attitude' and its applications in social psychology?The Attitude concept has long formed an indispensable construct in social psychology. In this volume, internationally renowned contributors review contemporary developments in…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press

  • The Scope of Social Psychology

    Theory and Applications (A Festschrift for Wolfgang Stroebe)

    Edited by Miles Hewstone, Henk Schut

    Social psychology attempts to understand, explain, predict and, when needed, change people's thoughts, feelings and behaviours. For a relatively young discipline it has already made great strides toward this awe-inspiring goal. Pioneers such as Lewin, Asch, Kelley and Festinger began…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press

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