Social Influence 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

  • 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

  • Social Groups in Action and Interaction

    2nd Edition

    By Charles Stangor

    Social Groups in Action and Interaction reviews and analyzes the human group as it operates to create both social good and, potentially, social harm. It summarizes current knowledge and contemporary research, with real-world examples in succinct yet engaging chapters, to help students understand…

    Paperback – 2015-11-10

  • Detection and Prevention of Identity-Based Bullying

    Social Justice Perspectives

    By Britney G Brinkman

    Bullying in schools has become the focus of a growing body of literature; however, much of that work diminishes the role of social context, social identities, and prejudices despite extensive research evidence suggesting that many victims of bullying are targeted because of an aspect of their…

    Hardback – 2015-10-09
    Psychology Press
    Researching Social 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

  • Psychology for Sustainability

    4th Edition

    By Britain A. Scott, Elise L. Amel, Susan M. Koger, Christie M. Manning

    Psychology for Sustainability, 4th Edition -- known as Psychology of Environmental Problems: Psychology for Sustainability in its previous edition -- applies psychological theory and research to so-called "environmental" problems, which actually result from human behavior that degrades…

    Paperback – 2015-08-10

  • 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

  • Psychology of Group Influence

    Second Edition

    Edited by Paul B. Paulus

    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,…

    Hardback – 2015-06-08
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Library Editions: Social Psychology

  • Social Psychology and Politics

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Klaus Fiedler, William D. Crano

    Social psychology and politics are intricately related, and understanding how humans manage power and govern themselves is one of the key issues in psychology. This volume surveys the latest theoretical and empirical work on the social psychology of politics, featuring cutting-edge research from a…

    Paperback – 2015-04-15
    Psychology Press
    Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

  • Gambling, Work and Leisure (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study Across Three Areas

    By David Downes, D. M. Davies, M. E. David, P. Stone

    Since the legalisation of off-course cash betting in 1960, and the rise of varying forms of gambling, the British have come to be known as a nation of gamblers. Until this study was published in 1976, barely any evidence existed against which to assess the claim that gambling has become a major…

    Paperback – 2015-01-19
    Routledge Revivals

  • Power and Identity

    Edited by Denis Sindic, Manuela Barreto, Rui Costa-Lopes

    The concepts of power and identity are vital to many areas of social research. In this edited collection, a prominent set of contributors explore the double relationship between power and group identity, focusing on two complementary lines of enquiry: In what ways can the powerful dictate the…

    Paperback – 2014-12-12
    Psychology Press
    Current Issues in Social Psychology

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