Textbook of Social Psychology

Textbook of Social Psychology

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Appropriate for first courses in Social Psychology at the university level. This new edition of Alcock, Carmen, and Sadava's comprehensive introduction to social psychology integrates theory and empirical research to show both the historical roots and the contemporary vitality of this discipline. Canadian topics and research have been updated throughout and are balanced with many examples of international and cross-cultural research.show more

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  • Hardback | 608 pages
  • 205.74 x 251.46 x 35.56mm | 1,360.77g
  • Pearson Education Australia
  • Frenchs Forest, NSW, Australia
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 0131217410
  • 9780131217416

Table of contents

I: INTRODUCTION. Introducing Social Psychology. II: RESEARCH METHODS.  1. Research and Research Methods III: UNDERSTANDING YOUR SOCIAL WORLD.  2. Social Perception and Cognition.  3. The Social Self.  4. Values and Attitudes. IV: INFLUENCING OTHERS.  5. Changing Attitudes.  6. Changing Behaviour.  7. Language and Communication. V: FRIENDS AND ENEMIES.  8. Interpersonal Attraction and Relationships.  9. Prosocial Behaviour. 10. Cooperation and Conflict. 11. Aggression and Violence. VI: PEOPLE IN GROUPS. 12. Social Categorization, Groups and Leadership. 13. Prejudice, Discrimination and Sexism. 14. Crowds and Collective Behaviour. VII: SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY IN ACTION. 15. Social Psychology of Justice and the Law. 16. Health and Illness. Glossary. Bibliography. Name Index. Subject Index.show more

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