The SAGE Handbook of Social Psychology

The SAGE Handbook of Social Psychology : Concise Student Edition

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`This Volume is everything one would want from a one-volume handbook' - Choice Magazine

In response to market demand, The SAGE Handbook of Social Psychology: Concise Student Edition has been published and represents a slimmer (16 chapters in total), more course focused and student-friendly volume. The editors and authors have also updated all references, provided chapter introductions and summaries and a new Preface outlining the benefits of using the Handbook as an upper level teaching resource. It will prove indispensable reading for all upper level and graduate students studying social psychology.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 174 x 242 x 26mm | 739.37g
  • SAGE Publications Inc
  • Thousand Oaks, United States
  • English
  • Student edition
  • Student, Concise
  • 1412945356
  • 9781412945356
  • 714,804

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'The Sage Handbook of Social Psychology is clearly written and well laid out...Each chapter contains enough infomation to keep the most avid student interested. it is probably best suited for advanced undergraduate modules but that is not to say that a keen first-year student could not benefit from having a look at it. A postgraduate student just starting their research or Masters degreemay also find this book useful in that it may help for some interesting ideas.' - Catherine Jansson-BoydPsychology: Learning and Teaching
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Table of contents

PART ONE: HISTORY AND NATURE OF SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGYA Century of Social Psychology - George Goethals Individuals, Ideas and InvestigationsQuestions and Comparisons - Phoebe C Ellsworth and Richard Gonzales Methods of Research in Social PsychologyPART TWO: INDIVIDUAL PROCESSESSocial Inference and Social Memory - Steven J Sherman et al The Interplay between SystemsStereotyping and Impression Formation - Kimberly A Quinn et al How Categorical Thinking Shapes Person PerceptionPortraits of the Self - Constantine Sedikides and Aiden P GreggAttitudes - Russel H Fazio and Michael A Olson Foundations, Functions and ConsequencesAffect and Emotion - Joe P Forgas and Craig A SmithAttribution and Person Perception - Ruth Gaunt and Yaccov TropePART THREE: INTERPERSONAL PROCESSESAttitude Change - Penny S Visser and Joel Cooper Interpersonal Attraction and Intimate Relationships - Julie Fitness et alAltruism and Helping Behavior - C Daniel Batson et alHuman Aggression - Craig A Anderson and L Rowell Husemann A Social-Cognitive ViewPART FOUR: PROCESSES WITHIN GROUPSSocial Performance - Kipling D Williams et alSocial-Influence Processes of Control and Change - Robin Martin and Miles Hewstone Conformity, Obedience to Authority, and InnovationPART FIVE: INTERGROUP PROCESSES AND SOCIETYIntergroup Behaviour and Social Identity - Michael A Hogg and Dominic AbramsThe Social Psychology of Cultural Diversity - Stephen C Wright and Donald M Taylor Social Stereotyping, Prejudice and Discrimination
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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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