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Social Psychology

  • The Psychology of Attitudes and Attitude Changeby Gregory R. Maio; Geoff Haddock

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 52.00

    The new edition continues to explore how scientific methods are used to better understand attitudes and how they change, with updates to reflect the most recent findings and a new companion website. more...

  • The Crisis of Psychoanalysisby Erich Fromm

    Open Road Distribution 2014; US$ 11.99

    This book brings together Erich Fromm?s basic statements on the application of psychoanalytic theory to social dynamics. At the same time it offers an image of man consonant with the hopes of radical humanism.   The Crisis of Psychoanalysis  is a collection of nine brilliant essays. Although his work is deeply rooted in Freudian theory, Fromm further... more...

  • Social Character in a Mexican Villageby Erich Fromm; Michael Maccoby

    Open Road Distribution 2014; US$ 11.99

    The renowned psychoanalyst Erich Fromm not only analyzed society and societal processes. Together with Michael Maccoby he did a study of Mexican peasants to empirically illustrate how historical, economic and social requirements determine behavior.   Social Character in a Mexican Village  does much more than introduce a new approach to the analysis... more...

  • The Erich Fromm Readerby Erich Fromm; Rainer Funk; Joel Kovel

    Open Road Distribution 2014; US$ 11.99

    Fromm?s basic idea was to look at the individual as a social being and to look at society as an ensemble of many individuals who have not only common ideas and convictions based on a common practice of life but also a common psychic structure. With his concept of ?social character? he created a new interdisciplinary thinking presented in this reader.... more...

  • The Essential Frommby Erich Fromm; Rainer Funk

    Open Road Distribution 2014; US$ 11.99

    As Fromm points out, ours is ?a life  between  having and being??between mere  having  and healthy  being , between destructiveness and creativity, between narcissism and productive self-understanding, between passivity and the joy of positive activity.   The alternatives of  having  and  being  are basic orientations of our character and determine... more...

  • Power and Identity: Perspectives from the social sciencesby Denis Sindic; Manuela Barreto; Rui Costa-Lopes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The concepts of power and identity are vital to many areas of social research. In this edited collection, a prominent set of contributors explore the double relationship between power and group identity, focusing on two complementary lines of enquiry: In what ways can the powerful dictate the identities of the powerless? How can the powerless... more...

  • capitalism and the consumerby Fred Henderson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 110.00

    Written at a time when the needs and influence of the consumer within the economic system were in their infancy, this book offers a valuable insight into the birth of consumer-led economics as an integral part of social structure and economic theory. more...

  • Theory and Explanation in Social Psychologyby Bertram Gawronski; Galen V. Bodenhausen

    Guilford Publications 2014; US$ 75.00

    This volume provides the first authoritative explication of metatheoretical principles in the construction and evaluation of social-psychological theories. Leading international authorities review the conceptual foundations of the field?s most influential approaches, scrutinizing the range and limits of theories in various areas of inquiry. The chapters... more...

  • consumer Behaviour and economic growthby Henri Baudet; Henk van der Meulen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    These essays show that industrialisation and fast economic growth have changed not only the broad material environment, but have also had a very important impact on basic food consumption. The introductory chapter takes a theoretical view and tries to establish the interrelationship between economic forces and social habits. The other contributors... more...

  • Handbook of Socialization, Second Editionby Joan E. Grusec; Paul D. Hastings

    Guilford Publications 2014; US$ 95.00

    This highly regarded handbook remains the leading reference and advanced text on socialization. Bringing together foremost authorities, the volume reviews the breadth of current knowledge on socialization processes across the lifespan. Contributors present cutting-edge theories and findings pertaining to family, peer, school, community, media,... more...