The SAGE Handbook of Social Psychology
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`This volume is everything one would want from a one-volume handbook... Comprehensive in scope, authoritative, clearly written, and detailed... The volume is edited by two of the most prominent social psychologists in their own right, and the list of contributors is a veritable who's who of the discipline. No Library should be without this book' - Choice



This is a comprehensive, scholarly, and up-to-date survey of the field of social psychology for the new millennium - a single 656 page Handbook containing 23 chapters by leading researchers from around the world. It is a state-of-the-art text with an eye to the future, in which rich integrative chapters are thorough analytic reviews. The chapters fall into five sections that reflect the scope of social psychology as a global scientific endeavour: history and nature of social psychology; individual processes, interpersonal processes; processes within groups, and intergroup processes and society.





The book is edited by Michael A Hogg and Joel Cooper, with Dominic Abrams, Elliot Aronson and Shelley Taylor acting as advisory editors.


The main features and benefits of this book include: single volume; international coverage of social psychology; international line-up of authors; basic and applied research are integrated within chapters, not exiled to the end of the book; traditional emphasis on individual and interpersonal processes is balanced with full emphasis on the study of group processes and intergroup relations; chapters on language and social psychology, culture and self.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 526 pages
  • 172.72 x 246.38 x 35.56mm | 1,111.3g
  • Thousand Oaks, United States
  • English
  • 0761966366
  • 9780761966364
  • 2,255,400

Table of contents

Preface and Introduction - Michael A Hogg and Joel Cooper
PART ONE: HISTORY AND NATURE OF SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
A Century of Social Psychology - George R Goethals
Individuals, Ideas and Investigations
Questions and Comparisons - Phoebe C Ellsworth and Richard Gonzales
Methods of Research in Social Psychology
Honoring Culture Scientifically When Doing Social Psychology - Peter B Smith and Michael Harris Bond
PART TWO: INDIVIDUAL PROCESSES
Social Inference and Social Memory - Steven J Sherman et al
The Interplay between Systems
Stereotyping and Impression Formation - Kimberley A Quinn, C Neil Macrae and Galen V Bodenhausen
How Categorical Thinking Shapes Person Perception
Portraits of the Self - Constantine Sedikides and Aiden P Gregg
Attitudes - Russell H Fazio and Michael A Olson
Foundations, Functions and Consequences
Affect and Emotion - Joseph P Forgas and Craig A Smith
Attribution and Person Perception - Yaccov Trope and Ruth Gaunt
PART THREE: INTERPERSONAL PROCESSES
Attitude Change - Penny S Visser and Joel Cooper
Language and Communication Processes - Kimberly A Noels, Howard Giles and Beth Le Poire
Interpersonal Attraction and Intimate Relationships - Julie Fitness, Garth Fletcher and Nickola Overall
Altruism and Helping Behavior - C Daniel Batson et al
Human Aggression - Craig A Anderson and L Rowell Husemann
A Social-Cognitive View
PART FOUR: PROCESSES WITHIN GROUPS
Social Performance - Kipling D Williams Stephen G Harkins and Steve J Karau
Social-Influence Processes of Control and Change - Robin Martin and Miles Hewstone
Conformity, Obedience to Authority and Innovation
Group Composition - Richard L Moreland and John M Levine
Explaining Similarities and Differences among Group Members
Group Decision Making - R Scott Tindale, Tatsuya Kameda and Verlin B Hinsz
PART FIVE: INTERGROUP PROCESSES AND SOCIETY
Intergroup Behavior and Social Identity - Michael A Hogg and Dominic Abrams
The Social Psychology of Cultural Diversity - Stephen C Wright and Donald M Taylor
Social Stereotyping, Prejudice and Discrimination
Enacting Justice - John Darley, Tom R Tyler and Kenworthey Bliz
The Interplay of Individual and Institutional Perspectives
Come One, Come All - Stephen Worchel
Toward Understanding the Process of Collective Behavior
Mental Models of Negotiation - Leigh Thompson and Jeff Loewenstein
Descriptive, Prescriptive and Paradigmatic Implications
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"This volume is everthing one would want from a one-volume handbook of social psychology or, indeed, of any scientific discipline. Comprehensive in scope, authoritative, clearly written, and detailed, it covers not only the usual topics one would expect in such a survey--history, methodology, social cognition, emotions, interpersonal relations and relationships, and group processes, both positive and negative--but also those especially relevant to social psychology as it enters its second century. The volume is edited by two of the most prominent social psychologists in their own right, and the list of contributors is a veritable who's who of the discipline but also includes a number of younger and non-US-based scholars. Essential. No library should be without this book." -- R.R. Cornelius * CHOICE *
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About Michael A. Hogg

Michael Hogg is Professor of Social Psychology at Claremont Graduate University. He is also an Honorary Professor of Psychology at the University of Kent and the University of Queensland. His research focuses on social identity processes within and between large and small groups, and he has published widely on topics including intergroup relations, group cohesion, leadership, group motivations, and conformity processes. Professor Hogg is co-editor of the journal Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, an associate editor of the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, and Senior Consulting Editor for the SAGE Social Psychology Program. He is a fellow of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, the Western Psychological Association, and the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia. Michael Hogg' home page: Joel M. Cooper is the owner/CEO at Red Scientific, Inc. He received a PhD in cognition and neural science in 2010 from the University of Utah.
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