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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 25 new and published books in the subject of Attitudes & Persuasion — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Variant Sexuality (Routledge Revivals)

    Research and Theory

    Edited by Glenn Wilson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1987, this book presents contributions from international authorities reviewing major themes in variant sexuality. Genetic and evolutionary arguments are presented for the preponderance of paraphilia in males, whilst Freudian and psychoanalytic theories are shown to have limited...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Dynamics of Persuasion

    Communication and Attitudes in the 21st Century, 5th Edition

    By Richard M. Perloff

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    With substantial revisions reflecting new research and changes in society, the fifth edition of The Dynamics of Persuasion introduces students to major theories of persuasion and attitudes, using theory as the key to unlock the mysteries of contemporary social influence. Organized in terms of major...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Anatomy of Adolescence (Psychology Revivals)

    Young people's social attitudes in Britain

    By Adrian Furnham, Barrie Gunter

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1989, this is a unique reference source to the social attitudes of British adolescents of the time. The authors, both experienced researchers, draw on a sample of over 2,000 adolescents from all over the British Isles, including Northern Ireland and the north of Scotland as...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Psychology of Conservatism (Routledge Revivals)

    By Glenn Wilson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1973, The Psychology of Conservatism explores attitudes, their measurement, their structure and dynamics, and the personality traits apparently underlying attitude patterns. It examines the link between differing attitudes and discusses characteristic patterns and syndromes. The...

    Published November 6th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Psychology of Entertainment Media

    Blurring the Lines Between Entertainment and Persuasion, 2nd Edition

    Edited by L. J. Shrum

    In this volume, psychologists and communication experts present theory on understanding and predicting how learning occurs through media consumption. As the impact of traditional advertising has declined over the last couple of decades, marketers have scrambled to find other ways to effectively...

    Published March 4th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Student's Guide to Social Neuroscience

    By Jamie Ward

    Shortlisted for the British Psychological Society Book Award 2013! Social neuroscience is an expanding field which, by investigating the neural mechanisms that inform our behavior, explains our ability to recognize, understand, and interact with others. Concepts such as trust, revenge, empathy,...

    Published October 13th 2011 by Psychology Press

  7. The Psychology of Advertising

    By Bob M. Fennis, Wolfgang Stroebe

    Advertising is a ubiquitous and powerful force, seducing us into buying wanted and sometimes unwanted products and services, donating to charity (even to causes we have not heard of before), voting for political candidates (even of questionable reputation), and changing our health-related...

    Published May 27th 2010 by Psychology Press

  8. The Psychology of Attitudes and Attitude Change

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Joel Cooper, William D. Crano

    Series: Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

    Human beings have a unique ability to create elaborate predispositions and evaluations based on their social experiences. The concept of attitudes is central to understanding how experience gives rise to these predispositions, and psychologists have spent the best part of the past 100 years trying...

    Published May 18th 2010 by Psychology Press

  9. Why Aren't We Saving the Planet?

    A Psychologist's Perspective

    By Geoffrey Beattie

    Global warming. Many of us believe that it is somebody else’s problem, that it will affect other people and that other people will come up with the solution. This is not true. "Global" warming is a global problem: it will affect every single one of us and will only be stopped by a huge shift in our...

    Published May 4th 2010 by Routledge

  10. The Scientist and the Humanist

    A Festschrift in Honor of Elliot Aronson

    Edited by Marti Hope Gonzales, Carol Tavris, Joshua Aronson

    Series: Modern Pioneers in Psychological Science: An APS-Psychology Press Series

    Elliot Aronson is among the 100 most influential psychologists of the 20th Century. He is best known for his theorizing and research on cognitive dissonance theory -- one of the most provocative and enduring theories in contemporary psychology -- and for his design of the "jigsaw...

    Published May 4th 2010 by Psychology Press

Forthcoming Books

  1. The New Psychology of Money
    By Adrian Furnham
    To Be Published May 11th 2014
  2. Attitudes and Attitude Change
    Edited by William D. Crano, Radmila Prislin
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  3. Rationality and Social Responsibility: Essays in Honor of Robyn Mason Dawes
    Edited by Joachim I. Krueger
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  4. Affect in Social Thinking and Behavior
    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  5. The Psychology of Closed Mindedness
    By Arie W. Kruglanski
    To Be Published August 14th 2014

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