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  1. 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 16th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 10th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 25th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 6th 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 19th 2012 by Psychology Press

  6. Family Storytelling

    Negotiating Identities, Teaching Lessons, and Making Meaning

    Edited by Jody Koenig Kellas

    Stories and storytelling are one of the primary ways that families and family members make sense of both everyday and difficult events, create a sense of individual and group identity, remember, connect generations, and establish guidelines for family behavior. With so many important functions,...

    Published July 8th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Politics in Organizations

    Theory and Research Considerations

    Edited by Gerald R. Ferris, Darren C. Treadway

    Series: SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series

    This edited volume in the SIOP Frontiers series is one of the first to look at the psychological factors behind politics and power in organizations. Noted contributors from schools of management, psychology, sociology and political science look at the theory, research, methodology and...

    Published December 16th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Individual Differences and Social Influence

    Edited by Jerry M. Burger

    Series: Special Issues of Social Influence

    Despite widespread acknowledgment that both personal and situational factors influence behavior, researchers in the area of social influence have been slow to examine individual differences in their work. Indeed, social influence investigators often point to their findings to illustrate the power...

    Published June 28th 2010 by Psychology Press

  9. Handbook of Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Discrimination

    Edited by Todd D. Nelson

    This Handbook provides a uniquely comprehensive and scholarly overview of the latest research on prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination. All chapters are written by eminent prejudice researchers who explore key topics, by presenting an overview of current research and, where appropriate,...

    Published February 16th 2009 by Psychology Press

  10. 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 November 23rd 2008 by Psychology Press