Textbooks: Social Psychology

  • 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

  • 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

  • Body Image

    Understanding Body Dissatisfaction in Men, Women and Children, 3rd Edition

    By Sarah Grogan

    Body Image provides a comprehensive summary of research on body image in men, women, and children drawing together research findings from the fields of psychology, sociology, clothing, and gender studies. This third edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the significant…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Media Effects and Society

    2nd Edition

    By Elizabeth M. Perse, Jennifer Lambe

    Grounded in theoretical principle, Media Effects and Society help students make the connection between mass media and the impact it has on society as a whole. The text also explores how the relationship individuals have with media is created, therefore helping them alleviate its harmful effects and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Cross-Cultural Psychology

    Critical Thinking and Contemporary Applications, Sixth Edition

    By Eric B. Shiraev, David A. Levy

    Written in a conversational style that transforms complex ideas into accessible ones, this international best-seller provides an interdisciplinary review of the theories and research in cross-cultural psychology. The book’s unique critical thinking framework, including Critical Thinking boxes,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-07-28
    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 – 2016-06-10
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-05-24
    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 – 2016-04-15
    Psychology Press

  • An Introduction to Cyberpsychology

    Edited by Irene Connolly, Marion Palmer, Hannah Barton, Grainne 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

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