Self & Social Identity Products

  • Standards and Expectancies

    Contrast and Assimilation in Judgments of Self and Others, 1st Edition

    By Monica Biernat

    This book examines how standards and expectancies affect judgments of others and the self. Standards are points of comparison, expectancies are beliefs about the future, and both serve as frames of reference against which current events and people (including the self) are experienced. The central…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Psychology Press
    Essays in Social Psychology

  • The Self

    1st Edition

    Edited by Constantine Sedikides, Steven J. Spencer

    This volume provides a cutting-edge exposition to research on the self. Sixteen authoritative overviews highlight the role of the self around four themes. The first theme is Brain and Cognition, which includes a social neuroscience perspective on the self, implicit self-cognition, the structure of…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Psychological Perspectives on Religion and Religiosity

    1st Edition

    By Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi

    Is religion to blame for deadly conflicts? Should religious behaviour be credited more often for acts of charity and altruism? In what ways are religious and ‘spiritual’ ideas, practices and identities surviving and changing as religion loses its political power in those parts of the world which…

    Paperback – 2014-08-18
    Routledge

  • Psychology and Politics

    A Social Identity Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Alexa Ispas

    What makes us divide the world into ‘us’ and ‘them’? How can we exert social influence over others? When does a peaceful protest turn into a riot? Why are some politicians heroes one day and villains the next? Where do we find the resources to resist authoritarian regimes? Taking these questions…

    Paperback – 2014-07-15
    Psychology Press

  • Self Continuity

    Individual and Collective Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fabio Sani

    This volume is the first to bring together the fast-growing research on self-continuity from multiple perspectives within and beyond social psychology. The book covers individual and collective aspects of self-continuity, while a final section explores the relationship between these two forms.…

    Paperback – 2014-06-09
    Psychology Press

  • Conflict, Contradiction, and Contrarian Elements in Moral Development and Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Larry Nucci

    The premise of this book is that individuals and societies have an inexorable urge to morally develop by challenging the assumptions of the previous generation in terms of what is right and wrong. The focus is on the nature and functional value of conflicts and challenges to the dominant moral and…

    Paperback – 2014-06-09
    Psychology Press

  • The Good Life

    Wellbeing and the new science of altruism, selfishness and immorality, 1st Edition

    By Graham Music

    Are we born selfish or primed to help others? Does stress make people more antisocial? Can we ever be genuinely altruistic? This book explores some of the dilemmas at the heart of being human. Integrating cutting edge studies with in-depth clinical experience, Graham Music synthesizes a wealth of…

    Paperback – 2014-05-14
    Routledge

  • Social Identity

    4th Edition

    By Richard Jenkins

    Social Identity explains how identification, seen as a social process, works: individually, interactionally and institutionally. Building on the international success of previous editions, this fourth edition offers a concise, comprehensive and readable critical introduction to social science…

    Paperback – 2014-05-06
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Self-Identity after Brain Injury

    1st Edition

    By Tamara Ownsworth

    An injury to the brain can affect virtually any aspect of functioning and, at the deepest level, can alter sense of self or the essential qualities that define who we are. In recent years, there has been a growing body of research investigating changes to self in the context of brain injury.…

    Paperback – 2014-03-24
    Psychology Press
    Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: A Modular Handbook

  • The Neighborhood in the Internet

    Design Research Projects in Community Informatics, 1st Edition

    By John M. Carroll

    Today, "community" seems to be everywhere. At home, at work, and online, the vague but comforting idea of the community pervades every area of life. But have we lost the ability truly to understand what it means? The Neighborhood in the Internet investigates social and civic effects of community…

    Paperback – 2014-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Reflecting on Cosmetic Surgery

    Body image, Shame and Narcissism, 1st Edition

    By Jane Megan Northrop

    Cosmetic surgery represents an extreme form of modern grooming. It is the fastest growing medical specialty, yet misconceptions abound about those who undertake it and their reasons for doing so. With a grounded approach, engaging 30 women through in-depth interview, this study explores how they…

    Paperback – 2014-03-14
    Routledge

  • The Self and Memory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Denise R. Beike, James M. Lampinen, Douglas A. Behrend

    Noted scholars from a broad range of sub-disciplines in psychology discuss the ways in which the memories of our lives come to influence who we are, our personalities, and our emotional functioning. Other topics covered include how our personalities and self-concepts influence what we remember from…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14
    Psychology Press
    Studies in Self and Identity

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