Attitudes & Persuasion 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Values, Economic Crisis and Democracy

    Edited by Mălina Voicu, Ingvill C. Mochmann, Hermann Dülmer

    For the past decade European countries have undergone a severe economic crisis, with severe consequences both for individuals and for governments. Unemployment and rising poverty have compelled individuals to reconsider their own priorities and goals, while governments have been forced to rethink…

    Hardback – 2016-02-05 
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • 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

  • The Science of Attitudes

    By Joel Cooper, Shane Blackman, Kyle Keller

    The Science of Attitudes is the first book to integrate classic and modern research in the field of attitudes at a scholarly level. Designed primarily for advanced undergraduates and graduate students, the presentation of research will also be useful for current scholars in all disciplines who are…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
    500 Tips

  • Discursive Psychology

    Classic and contemporary issues

    Edited by Cristian Tileagă, Elizabeth Stokoe

    Discursive Psychology is the first collection to systematically and critically appraise the influence and development of its foundational studies, exploring central concepts in social psychology such as attitudes, gender, cognition, memory, prejudice, and ideology. The book explores how discursive…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28
    Explorations in Social Psychology

  • Techniques of Social Influence

    The psychology of gaining compliance

    By Dariusz Dolinski

    Every day we are asked to fulfil others’ requests, and we make regular requests of others too, seeking compliance with our desires, commands and suggestions. This accessible text provides a uniquely in-depth overview of the different social influence techniques people use in order to improve the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23

  • Attitudes and Decisions

    By J Richard Eiser, Joop van der Pligt

    The concept of attitude has long been a central part of social psychological theories. It is important in other disciplines too, such as economics, business studies, politics and sociology. Originally published in 1988, the authors of this text show how attitudes and motives are crucial in human…

    Hardback – 2015-07-23
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • The Nature of Prejudice

    Society, discrimination and moral exclusion

    By Cristian Tileagă

    This book offers a critical synthesis of social psychology’s contribution to the study of contemporary racism, and proposes a critical reframing of our understanding of prejudice in European society today. Chapters place a special emphasis on the diversity and intensity of prejudices against Romani…

    Hardback – 2015-06-23
    Explorations in Social Psychology

  • Social Cognition

    The Basis of Human Interaction

    Edited by Fritz Strack, Jens Förster

    Social cognition is an area of social psychology that has been flourishing over the past two decades. It has harnessed basic concepts from cognitive psychology and developed and refined them to explain human thinking, feeling, and acting in a social context. Moreover, social cognition has…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Psychology Press

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