This fascinating book examines such diverse and compelling subjects as: money and power, gender differences, morality and tax, the very rich, the poor, lottery and pools winners, how possessions and wealth affect self-image and esteem, why some people become misers and others gamblers, spendthrifts...
Published April 30th 1998 by Routledge
Because society is increasingly secular, it may seem irrelevant to consider the psychology of religion. But the diversity of our multi-ethnic and multi-cultural society in fact makes religion more important to the social sciences than it has ever been before. What are the social consequences of...
Published August 21st 1997 by Routledge
Social class is a compelling issue and important issue. Many problems are connected to it - crime, poverty, ill health, mental disorder and political unrest, for example. Just how and why is our behaviour influenced by our social class? In his latest book leading social psychologist Michael Argyle...
Published December 9th 1993 by Routledge
Is psychology good for our health? What is the effect of class on social behaviour? In this comprehensive and fully up-to-date accoung of the psychology of everyday life, Michael Argyle looks at the most interesting and practically important areas of social psychology. He takes social psychology...
Published May 7th 1992 by Routledge
Non-verbal communication - the eye movements, facial expressions, tone of voice, postures and gestures that we all use more or less consciously and more or less effectively - can enhance or diminish every form of social interaction. Michael Argyle's second edition of Bodily Communication is an...
Published March 3rd 1988 by Routledge