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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 20 new and published books in the subject of Social Influence — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Practice of Social influence in Multiple Cultures

    Edited by Wilhelmina Wosinska, Robert B. Cialdini, Daniel W. Barrett, Janusz Reykowski

    Series: Applied Social Research Series

    This book provides a diverse collection of studies reporting the effects of social influence processes in multiple cultures at both the universal and culture-specific levels. The book is characterized by three distinct features. First, the social influence process is considered as a ubiquitous and...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. The Self and Social Relationships

    Edited by Joanne V. Wood, Abraham Tesser, John G. Holmes

    Although the two major research areas of the "Self" and "Social Relationships" have flourished, they have done so largely independently of each other. More and more research, however, has indicated that relationships shape the nature of the self and identity, and that self-views influence...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Understanding Collective Pride and Group Identity

    New directions in emotion theory, research and practice

    Edited by Gavin Brent Sullivan

    Collective and group-based pride is currently covered across a number of disciplines including nationalism studies, sociology and social psychology, with little communication between fields. This multidisciplinary collection encourages interdisciplinary research and provides a unique insight into...

    Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Science of Social Influence

    Advances and Future Progress

    Edited by Anthony R. Pratkanis

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    The contributions to this volume capture the thrill of current work on social influence, as well as providing a tutorial on the scientific and technical aspects of this research. The volume teaches the student to: Learn how to conduct lab, field and case research on social influence through...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Judging Merit

    By Warren Thorngate, Robyn M. Dawes, Margaret Foddy

    Merit-based tests and contests have become popular methods for allocating rewards – from trophies to contracts, jobs to grants, admissions to licenses. With origins in jurisprudence, methods of rewarding merit seem fairer than those rewarding political or social connections, bribery, aggression,...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. The Spiral of Silence

    New Perspectives on Communication and Public Opinion

    Edited by Wolfgang Donsbach, Charles T. Salmon, Yariv Tsfati

    Since its original articulation in the early 1970s, the 'spiral of silence' theory has become one of the most studied theories of communication and public opinion. It has been tested in varied sociopolitical contexts, with different issues and across communication systems around the world....

    Published December 17th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Cyberbullying through the New Media

    Findings from an international network

    Edited by Peter K. Smith, Georges Steffgen

    Cyberbullying is one of the darker and more troubling aspects to the growing accessibility of new media technologies. Children in developed countries engage with cyberspace at younger and younger ages, and the use of the internet as a means to bully and harass has been greeted with alarm by...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. Gambling, Work and Leisure (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study Across Three Areas

    By David Downes, D. M. Davies, M. E. David, P. Stone

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Since the legalisation of off-course cash betting in 1960, and the rise of varying forms of gambling, the British have come to be known as a nation of gamblers. Until this study was published in 1976, barely any evidence existed against which to assess the claim that gambling had become a major...

    Published July 26th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Self-Esteem

    Edited by Virgil Zeigler-Hill

    Series: Current Issues in Social Psychology

    In this edited collection a distinguished set of contributors present a broad overview of psychological research on self-esteem. Each chapter is written by leading experts in the field, and surveys current research on a particular issue concerning self-esteem. Together, the chapters provide a...

    Published March 7th 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. Social Influence and Consumer Behavior

    Edited by Daniel J. Howard, Amna Kirmani, Priyali Rajagopal

    Series: Special Issues of Social Influence

    A good deal of consumer research is focused on social influence, since consumers make purchase decisions in the context of a social framework. This collection of innovative essays examines both the conscious and non-conscious effects of social influence on consumer behavior processes and outcomes,...

    Published November 20th 2012 by Psychology Press