Social Influence Products

  • Addiction, Behavioral Change and Social Identity

    The path to resilience and recovery, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Buckingham, David Best

    Changing health-related behavior is for many people a lonely and isolating experience. Individual willpower is often not enough, particularly in addressing addictive behavior, but research increasingly points to the potential of group identity to shape behavior change and support recovery. This…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Influence

    Theory, research and practice, 1st Edition

    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 behaviours are influenced and affected by the messages we receive in daily life. From…

    Paperback – 2016-10-21
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-09-29
    Routledge

  • How to Rethink Human Behavior

    A Practical Guide to Social Contextual Analysis, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge

  • The Self and Social Relationships

    1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 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

  • Handbook of Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Discrimination

    2nd Edition, 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, 4th Edition

    By Deborah Du Nann Winter, Susan M Koger, 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
    Routledge

  • Techniques of Social Influence

    The psychology of gaining compliance, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge

  • Social Psychology and Politics

    1st Edition

    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

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