Social Influence Products

  • The Politics of Evidence

    From Evidence Based Policy to the Good Governance of Evidence

    By Justin Parkhurst

    There has been an enormous increase in interest in the use of evidence for public policymaking, but the vast majority of work on the subject has failed to engage with the political nature of decision making and how this influences the ways in which evidence will be used (or misused) within…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • The Psychology of Influence

    Theory, research and practice

    By Joop van der Pligt, Michael Vliek

    Whether it’s our choice of a new car or what we think about our neighbours, our opinions and attitudes are a way of negotiating the world around us. The Psychology of Influence explores how these preferences and behaviors are influenced and affected by the messages we receive in daily life. From…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18 
    Psychology Press

  • Romantic Relationships and Sexuality in Adolescence and Young Adulthood

    The Role of Parents, Peers and Partners

    Edited by Daphne van de Bongardt, Rongqin Yu, Maja Dekovic, Wim Meeus

    Romantic relationship formation and the engagement in sexual behaviors are normative and salient developmental tasks for adolescents and young adults. These developmental tasks are increasingly viewed from an ecological perspective, thus as strongly embedded in different social contexts, including…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Majority and Minority Influence

    Societal Meaning and Cognitive Elaboration

    Edited by Stamos Papastamou, Antonis Gardikiotis, Gerasimos Prodromitis

    Majority and minority influence is a classic topic in the social psychological canon and has been an important area of research for more than 50 years. This volume collects recent work by an international group of scholars, representing a variety of different theoretical…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Psychology Press
    Current Issues in Social Psychology

  • Skilled Interpersonal Communication

    Research, Theory and Practice, 6th Edition

    By Owen Hargie

    There is a fundamental, powerful, and universal desire amongst humans to interact with others. People have a deep-seated need to communicate, and the greater their ability in this regard the more satisfying and rewarding their lives will be. The contribution of skilled interpersonal communication…

    Paperback – 2016-10-05 
    Routledge

  • Gender Dysphoria and Gender Incongruence

    Edited by Walter Pierre Bouman, Annelou LC de Vries, Guy T'Sjoen

    There is a significant increase in people who self-diagnose as having gender dysphoria and gender incongruence. The number of people with gender dysphoria and gender incongruence who seek assessment, support and treatment at gender identity clinic services has increased substantially over the years…

    Hardback – 2016-09-19 
    Routledge

  • How to Rethink Human Behavior

    A Practical Guide to Social Contextual Analysis

    By Bernard Guerin

    Developed from the author’s long teaching career, How to Rethink Human Behavior aims to cultivate practical skills in human observation and analysis, rather than offer a catalogue of immutable ‘facts’. It synthesizes key psychological concepts with insights from other disciplines, including…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-03-07
    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 – 2016-03-03
    Psychology Press

  • Peer Pressure, Peer Prevention

    The Role of Friends in Crime and Conformity

    By Barbara J. Costello, Trina L. Hope

    Criminological research has largely neglected the possibility that positive peer influence is a potentially powerful source of social control. Quantitative methods tease out cause, effect, and spuriousness in the relationship between peer delinquency and personal delinquency, but these methods do…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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

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