Applied Social Psychology Products

  • 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

  • Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability

    Floods and slum life in Indonesia

    By Roanne van Voorst

    Different people handle risk in different ways. The current lack of understanding about this heterogeneity in risk behaviour makes it difficult to intervene effectively in risk-prone communities. Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability offers a unique insight in the everyday life of a group of…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19 
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Social Psychology of Political Polarization

    Edited by Piercarlo Valdesolo, Jesse Graham

    The 21st-century political landscape has been defined by deep ideological polarization, and as a result scientific inquiry into the psychological mechanisms underlying this divide has taken on increased relevance. The topic is by no means new to social psychology. Classic literature on intergroup…

    Paperback – 2016-02-09 
    Psychology Press
    Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology Series

  • Addictions

    A Social Psychological Perspective

    Edited by Catalina E. Kopetz, Carl W. Lejuez

    The current volume brings together social psychological theories and concepts and discusses their relevance to understanding substance use and addiction. It identifies convergence points between traditional perspectives on addiction and social psychological theory and research. This coexistence,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-28 
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • The Psychology of Advertising

    2nd Edition

    By Bob M Fennis, Wolfgang Stroebe

    Advertising is a ubiquitous and powerful force, seducing us into buying wanted and sometimes unwanted products and services, donating to charity (even to causes we have not heard of before), voting for political candidates (even of questionable reputation), and changing our health-related…

    Paperback – 2015-12-11 
    Psychology Press

  • Elements of Applied Psychology

    Edited by Peter Spurgeon, Roy Davies, Antony Chapman

    Originally published in 1994, Elements of Applied Psychology provided an introductory survey of the major aspects of applied psychology at the time for students of psychology as a main or ancillary subject. It was the first text to investigate the pressures created by this increased interest in…

    Hardback – 2015-12-05 
    Psychology Revivals

  • The Psychology of Radicalization and Terrorism

    By Willem Koomen, Joop Van Der Pligt

    Terrorism and radicalization have a long history, but in recent years their prominence has been a particularly conspicuous and influential feature of the global political landscape. This important book presents an overview of the processes involved in radicalization and terrorism, and introduces a…

    Paperback – 2015-11-18

  • Gender and Social Hierarchies

    Perspectives from social psychology

    Edited by Klea Faniko, Fabio Lorenzi-Cioldi, Oriane Sarrasin, Eric Mayor

    Gender and Social Hierarchies offers a fresh and coherent picture of applied research from within social psychology on the intricate relationship between gender and social status. It comprises a collection of innovative approaches which seek to understand the pervasiveness of status asymmetry…

    Paperback – 2015-10-30

  • Working with Groups (Psychology Revivals)

    The Social Psychology of Discussion and Decision

    By Josephine Klein

    Originally published in 1963, this book was one of the first to explore group process and working with groups. The introductory chapter tells us that working with groups requires three skills: and understanding of theory, a knowledge of its application, and trained experience in its use. It goes on…

    Paperback – 2015-10-26
    Psychology Revivals

  • Qualitative Research Methods in Consumer Psychology

    Ethnography and Culture

    Edited by Paul Hackett

    While consumer research is founded on traditional quantitative approaches, the insight produced through qualitative research methods within consumer settings has not gone unnoticed. The culturally situated consumer, who is in intimate dialogue with their physical, virtual and social surroundings,…

    Hardback – 2015-09-01
    Psychology Press

  • Sport and Exercise Psychology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Andrew M Lane

    The new edition of Sport and Exercise Psychology asks four fundamental questions that get to the heart of this flourishing discipline: What inner states influence what people think, feel, and behave? How can people manage or self-regulate their own inner states? How can sport and exercise…

    Paperback – 2015-08-28
    Topics in Applied Psychology

  • Handbook of Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Discrimination

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Todd D. Nelson

    This Handbook is a comprehensive and scholarly overview of the latest research on prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination. The Second Edition provides a full update of its highly successful predecessor and features new material on key issues such as political activism, economic polarization,…

    Paperback – 2015-08-19
    Psychology Press

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