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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 36 new and published books in the subject of Political Psychology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Social Psychology and Politics

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Klaus Fiedler, William D. Crano

    Series: Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

    Social psychology and politics are intricately related, and understanding how humans manage power and govern themselves is one of the key issues in psychology. This volume surveys the latest theoretical and empirical work on the social psychology of politics, featuring cutting-edge research from a...

    Published April 17th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Presidential Leadership and African Americans

    "An American Dilemma" from Slavery to the White House

    By George R. Goethals

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    Presidential Leadership and African Americans examines the leadership styles of eight American presidents and shows how the decisions made by each affected the lives and opportunities of the nation’s black citizens. Beginning with George Washington and concluding with the landmark election of...

    Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Microanalysis of Political Communication

    Claptrap and Ambiguity

    By Peter Bull

    This analysis of political speeches and televised political interviews in the UK, based on the Annual Party Conferences (1996-2000) and the last five general elections (1983-2001), evaluates the interview skills of politicians and political interviewers, investigates how and why politicians...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Power and Identity

    Edited by Denis Sindic, Manuela Barreto, Rui Costa-Lopes

    Series: Current Issues in Social Psychology

    The concepts of power and identity are vital to many areas of social research. In this edited collection, a prominent set of contributors explore the double relationship between power and group identity, focusing on two complementary lines of enquiry: In what ways can the powerful dictate the...

    Published December 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Political and Civic Engagement

    Multidisciplinary perspectives

    Edited by Martyn Barrett, Bruna Zani

    Based upon a three-year multi-disciplinary international research project, Political and Civic Participation examines the interplay of factors affecting civic and political engagement and participation across different generations, nations and ethnic groups, and the shifting variety of forms that...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Attitudes and Attitude Change

    Edited by William D. Crano, Radmila Prislin

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    This volume assembles a distinguished group of international scholars whose chapters on classic and emerging issues in research on attitudes provide an excellent introduction for advanced undergraduates and graduate students. The book’s chapters cover all of the most critical features of attitude...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Political Psychology

    Situations, Individuals, and Cases, 2nd Edition

    By David Patrick Houghton

    What shapes political behavior more: the situations in which individuals find themselves, or the internal psychological makeup---beliefs, values, and so on---of those individuals? This is perhaps the leading division within the psychological study of politics today. Political Psychology: Situations...

    Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Reducing Intergroup Bias

    The Common Ingroup Identity Model

    By Samuel L. Gaertner, John F. Dovidio

    Series: Essays in Social Psychology

    Considers situations and interventions that can foster more inclusive representation and ways, both theoretically and practically, and that a common ingroup identity can facilitate more harmonious intergroup relations....

    Published July 17th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Psychology and Politics

    A Social Identity Perspective

    By Alexa Ispas

    What makes us divide the world into ‘us’ and ‘them’? How can we exert social influence over others? When does a peaceful protest turn into a riot? Why are some politicians heroes one day and villains the next? Where do we find the resources to resist authoritarian regimes? Taking these questions...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Warring with Words

    Narrative and Metaphor in Politics

    Edited by Michael Hanne, William D. Crano, Jeffery Scott Mio

    Series: Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology Series

    Scholars in many of the disciplines surrounding politics explicitly utilize either a narrative perspective or a metaphor perspective (though rarely the two in combination) to analyze issues -- theoretical and practical, domestic and international -- in the broad field of politics. Among the topics...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Psychology Press