Textbooks: Social Psychology

  • Psychology of Gender

    Fifth Edition

    By Vicki S. Helgeson

    Noted for its fair and equal coverage of men and women, this book reviews the research and issues surrounding gender from multiple perspectives including psychology, sociology, anthropology, and public health, with an emphasis on the interaction between biological and social theories. The…

    Paperback – 2016-07-29 
    Routledge

  • Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination

    3rd Edition

    By Mary E. Kite, Bernard E. Whitley, Jr.

    The Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination provides a comprehensive and compelling overview of what psychological theory and research have to say about the nature, causes, and reduction of prejudice and discrimination. It balances a detailed discussion of theories and selected research with…

    Paperback – 2016-06-09 
    Psychology Press

  • A Very Bad Wizard

    Morality Behind the Curtain, 2nd Edition

    By Tamler Sommers

    In the first edition of A Very Bad Wizard: Morality Behind the Curtain – Nine Conversations, philosopher Tamler Sommers talked with an interdisciplinary group of the world’s leading researchers—from the fields of social psychology, moral philosophy, cognitive science, and primatology—all working on…

    Paperback – 2016-06-07 
    Routledge

  • Health Psychology

    2nd Edition

    By Charles Abraham, Mark Conner, Fiona Jones, Daryl O'Connor

    The new edition of Health Psychology is the perfect introduction to this rapidly developing field. Throughout the book, the psychological processes that shape health-related behaviors, and affect core functions such as the immune and cardiovascular systems, are clearly explained. These…

    Paperback – 2016-04-19
    Routledge
    Topics in Applied Psychology

  • Attitudes and Attitude Change

    2nd Edition

    By Tobias Vogel, Michaela Wanke

    Attitudes have been a central topic in social psychology from its early beginnings. But what exactly are attitudes, where do they come from, and how can they be modified? The overall aim of Attitudes and Attitude Change is to provide students with a comprehensive and accessible introduction to…

    Paperback – 2016-04-14
    Psychology Press

  • An Introduction to Cyberpsychology

    Edited by Irene Connolly, Marion Palmer, Hannah Barton, Gráinne Kirwan

    An Introduction to Cyberpsychology is the first book to provide a student-oriented introduction to this rapidly growing and increasingly studied topic. It is designed to encourage students to critically evaluate the psychology of online interactions, and to develop appropriate research…

    Paperback – 2016-03-29
    Routledge

  • New Directions in Public Opinion

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Adam J. Berinsky

    The field of public opinion is one of the most diverse in political science. Over the last 60 years, scholars have drawn upon the disciplines of psychology, economics, sociology, and even biology to learn how ordinary people come to understand the complicated business of politics. But much of the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15
    Routledge
    New Directions in American Politics

  • 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 – 2015-12-10
    Psychology Press

  • Crime and Criminality

    A multidisciplinary approach

    By Sandie Taylor

    The question of ‘why’ and ‘how’ certain individuals are drawn towards behaving in a way that contravenes the ‘Law of the Land’ is not an easy one to address. Researchers from various different fields have nevertheless attempted to develop theoretical explanations for the existence of different…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge

  • Fundamentals of Research on Culture and Psychology

    Theory and Methods

    By Valery Chirkov

    This is the first book that provides detailed guidelines of how to conduct multi-disciplinary research to study people’s behaviors in different cultures. Readers are encouraged to look beyond disciplinary boundaries to address issues between individuals and their socio-cultural environments so as…

    Paperback – 2015-11-12
    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

  • Identity Troubles

    An introduction

    By Anthony Elliott

    In our turbulent world of global flows and digital transformations pervasive identity crises and self-reinvention have become increasingly central to everyday life. In this fascinating book, Anthony Elliott shows how global transformations – the new electronic economy, digital worlds,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-29
    Routledge

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