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  1. Intergroup Relations

    The Role of Motivation and Emotion (A Festschrift for Amélie Mummendey)

    Edited by Sabine Otten, Kai Sassenberg, Thomas Kessler

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    This volume gives a survey of the most recent developments and trends in intergroup research. Diverging from classical approaches that looked at diverse needs and motives (positive distinctiveness, belongingness, etc), the present book focuses not only on the question what motivates...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Psychology Press

  2. Minority Influence and Innovation

    Antecedents, Processes and Consequences

    Edited by Robin Martin, Miles Hewstone

    Social groups form an important part of our daily lives. Within these groups pressures exist which encourage the individual to comply with the group’s viewpoint. This influence, which creates social conformity, is known as ‘majority influence’ and is the dominant process of social control. However,...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Psychology Press

  3. Advances in Intergroup Contact

    Edited by Gordon Hodson, Miles Hewstone

    Intergroup contact remains one of the most effective means to reduce prejudice and conflict between groups. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic resurgence of interest in this time-tested phenomenon, with researchers now focusing on understanding when, why, and for whom contact does (and does...

    Published September 17th 2012 by Psychology Press

  4. Group Processes

    Edited by John M. Levine

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    It is impossible to understand human behavior without understanding the critical role that groups play in people’s lives. Most of us belong to a range of formal and informal groups, including families, work teams, and friendship cliques. These groups absorb a great deal of our time and energy and...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Psychology Press

  5. Crime and Crime Reduction

    The importance of group processes

    Edited by Jane L. Wood, Theresa A. Gannon

    The problems associated with groups that commit crime are well known and notoriously complex. However, there are many questions that we still cannot answer with certainty. This book seeks to deepen understanding of the group processes involved in crime and the treatment of offenders’ thoughts and...

    Published August 5th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Planet Sport

    By Kath Woodward

    Series: Shortcuts

    Sport generates some of the most intense feelings and levels of commitment. It is big business globally, but also the source of the most powerful personal identifications and individual and collective pleasures. Sporting events are routine and embodied, whether in the gym, on the field or at the...

    Published June 24th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Judging Passions

    Moral Emotions in Persons and Groups

    By Roger Giner-Sorolla

    Series: European Monographs in Social Psychology

    A Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2013 Psychological research shows that our emotions and feelings often guide the moral decisions we make about our own lives and the social groups to which we belong. But should we be concerned that our important moral judgments can be swayed by "hot"...

    Published January 19th 2012 by Psychology Press

  8. 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

  9. When Groups Meet

    The Dynamics of Intergroup Contact

    By Thomas F. Pettigrew, Linda R. Tropp

    Series: Essays in Social Psychology

    Research and theory on intergroup contact have become one of the fastest advancing and most exciting fields in social psychology in recent years. The work is exciting because it combines basic social psychological concerns -- human interaction, situational influences on behavior -- with an...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Psychology Press

  10. The Psychology of Social Conflict and Aggression

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Arie W. Kruglanski, Kipling D Williams

    Series: Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

    This book provides an up-to-date integration of some of the most recent developments in social psychological research on social conflict and aggression, one of the most perennial and puzzling topics in all of psychology. It offers an informative, scholarly yet readable overview of recent...

    Published March 20th 2011 by Psychology Press