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Social Psychology

  • The Essential Brunswikby

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    Egon Brunswik is one of the most brilliant, creative and least understood and appreciated psychologists/philosophers of the 20th century. This book presents a collection of Brunswik's most important papers together with interpretive comments by prominent scholars who explain the intent and development of his thought. This collection and the accompanying... more...

  • Social Identity, Intergroup Conflict, and Conflict Reductionby

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    How are group-based identities related to intergroup conflict? When and how do ethnic, religious, and national identities lead to oppression, violence, rebellion, war, mass murder, and genocide? How do intergroup conflicts change people's identities? How might social identity be harnessed in the service of reducing conflict between groups? The... more...

  • States of Mindby

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99

    Political belief systems are, at heart, psychological theories of motivation, personality, mental health, education, and social interaction. In this volume, Diane Halpern and Alexander Voiskounsky take advantage of recent political events in the former Soviet Union which have created a unique opportunity to study the ways in which two major world powers... more...

  • Public Emotionsby Perri 6; Dr Susannah Radstone; Corinne Squire; Amal Treacher

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 125.00

    Emotions are central to our practices and understanding of public life. This book examines the political, social and personal consequences of public emotions in relation to conflict, ritual, social classification, collective life, identity, memory and power and is a multidisciplinary collaboration showing the emotional character of public life. more...

  • Goal-Directed Behaviorby Henk Aarts; Andrew Elliot

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This volume presents chapters from internationally renowned scholars in the area of goals and social behavior. The book is organized around a series of topics that are of critical importance to understanding the social-cognitive aspects of goal-directed behavior. In each chapter, the authors offer an introduction to past research on a specific topic... more...

  • Experiments With Peopleby Robert P. Abelson; Kurt P. Frey; Aiden P. Gregg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    Experiments With People showcases 28 intriguing studies that have significantly advanced our understanding of human thought and social behavior. These studies, mostly laboratory experiments, shed light on the irrationality of everyday thinking, the cruelty and indifference of 'ordinary' people, the operation of the unconscious mind, and the intimate... more...

  • Soul Snatchersby Jean-Marie Abgrall

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 28.95

    Abgrall, a practicing psychiatrist and professional criminologist who won a case against the Scientologists in Europe, has spent 15 years researching cult phenomena. Well organized and readable. This book is recommended for public and academic libraries. more...

  • Health Psychologyby Charles Abraham; Mark Conner; Fiona Jones; Daryl O'Connor

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    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 behaviours, and affect core functions such as the immune and cardiovascular systems, are clearly explained. These relationships provide the foundation for psychological interventions... more...

  • Concepts and Controversies in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorderby Jonathan S. Abramowitz; Arthur C. Houts

    Springer New York 2006; Not Available

    Few syndromes in psychopathology generate as much popular curiosity and clinical exploration as does obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Since the 1970s, research on OCD has increased exponentially. Speci?c advances include an improved grasp of the heterogeneity of the disorder, identi?cation of putative subtyping schemes, and the development of increasingly... more...

  • Multidisciplinary Handbook of Social Exclusion Researchby Dominic Abrams; Julie Christian; David Gordon

    Wiley 2008; US$ 198.95 US$ 172.42

    Social exclusion is a key problem for policy makers, researchers and professionals worldwide. Despite this, the debate lacks a dominant disciplinary focus. This innovative handbook covers evidence from key research and policy to offer cross-disciplinary perspectives on major areas of social exclusion. Focusing on central policy domains including education,... more...