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International Series in Social Psychology

Series Editor: Peter Robinson

This series provides a showcase of original contributions of the highest quality as well as thorough reviews of existing theories suitable for advanced students and researchers.

Many will be useful as course texts for higher level study; applied topics are well represented and social psychology is defined broadly to include other psychological areas like social development, or the social psychology of abnormal behaviour.

A reflection of contemporary social psychology, the series is a rich source of information for dissertations, new research projects and seminars.

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1-10 of 15 results in International Series in Social Psychology
  1. Rival Truths

    Common Sense and Social Psychological Explanations in Health and Illness

    By Lindsay St Claire

    Series: International Series in Social Psychology

    It is common sense that our survival as individuals depends on the survival of our physical bodies. However, common sense has been medicalised. Terms such as 'road rage' and 'premenstrual syndrome' sound like medical problems and suggest that it is affected individuals, rather than experiences or...

    Published May 7th 2003 by Psychology Press

  2. Language in Action

    Psychological Models of Conversation

    By William Turnbull

    Series: International Series in Social Psychology

    Face-to-face conversation between two or more people is a universal form, and perhaps the basic form, of social interaction. It is the primary site of social interaction in all cultures and the place where social and cultural meaning takes shape. Face-to-face conversation between children and...

    Published January 29th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Personal Relationships Across the Lifespan

    By Patricia Noller, Judith Feeney, Candida Peterson

    Series: International Series in Social Psychology

    Personal Relationships Across the Lifespan presents a comprehensive and up-to-date account of the role of personal relationships in people's lives.Highlighting areas of special significance and research interest at each major life-stage, Patricia Noller, Judith A. Feeney and Candida Peterson,...

    Published December 13th 2000 by Routledge

  4. The Economic Psychology of Everyday Life

    By Paul Webley, Carole Burgoyne, Stephen Lea, Brian Young

    Series: International Series in Social Psychology

    From childhood through to adulthood, retirement and finally death, The Economic Psychology of Everyday Life uniquely explores the economic problems all individuals have to solve across the course of their lives.Webley, Burgoyne, Lea and Young begin by introducing the concept of economic behaviour...

    Published November 8th 2000 by Psychology Press

  5. Understanding the Older Consumer

    The Grey Market

    By Barrie Gunter

    Series: International Series in Social Psychology

    In Understanding the Older Consumer, Barrie Gunter provides a detailed examination of the demographic, behavioural and psychological profiles of the older consumer. He shows that without the responsibilities of loans and child raising and with better financial provision than in previous years, the...

    Published September 2nd 1998 by Routledge

  6. Stereotypes During the Decline and Fall of Communism

    By Gyorgy Hunyady

    Series: International Series in Social Psychology

    Unique among the satellites of the Soviet Union, Hungary has data from a series of fourteen substantial surveys from the mid-1960s through to 1994. How do Hungarians think about themselves, their history, their society and other countries and their peoples? Hunyady provides an excellent summary of...

    Published June 24th 1998 by Routledge

  7. Adjustment of Adolescents

    Cross-Cultural Similarities and Differences

    By W. A. Scott, William Scott

    Series: International Series in Social Psychology

    This book will make fascinating reading for anyone involved in the study of adolescence, or working with adolescents. The authors explore the transitions of school, family and personality in the contexts of family, friends and wider social factors. This exploration is based on original research...

    Published March 25th 1998 by Routledge

  8. Children as Consumers

    A Psychological Analysis of the Young People's Market

    By Adrian Furnham, Barrie Gunter

    Series: International Series in Social Psychology

    The children's and teenagers' market has become increasingly significant as young people have become more affluent and have an ever growing disposable income. Children as Consumers traces the stages of consumer development through which children pass and examines the key sources of influence upon...

    Published March 25th 1998 by Routledge

  9. Making Sense of Television

    The Psychology of Audience Interpretation, 2nd Edition

    By Sonia Livingstone

    Series: International Series in Social Psychology

    Taking the soap opera as a case study, this book explores the 'parasocial interaction' people engage in with television programmes. It looks at the nature of the 'active viewer' and the role of the text in social psychology. It also investigates the existing theoretical models offered by social...

    Published March 11th 1998 by Routledge

  10. The Theory of Reasoned Action

    Its application to AIDS-Preventive Behaviour

    Edited by Cynthia Gallois, Malcolm McCamish, Deborah J Terry

    Series: International Series in Social Psychology

    The Theory of reasoned action explores the theory and emphirical reserach in to the factors which influence whether people engage in high-risk practices , with specific reference to AIDS education....

    Published January 5th 1994 by Garland Science

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Theory of Reasoned Action: Its application to AIDS-Preventive Behaviour
    Edited by Cynthia Gallois, Malcolm McCamish, Deborah J Terry
    To Be Published October 31st 2014
  2. Social Dilemmas: Theoretical Issues and Research Findings
    Edited by Wim Liebrand, David Messick, Henk Wilke
    To Be Published October 31st 2014

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