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  1. 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 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Knowing Victims

    Feminism, agency and victim politics in neoliberal times

    By Rebecca Stringer

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Knowing Victims explores the theme of victimhood in contemporary feminism and politics. It focuses on popular and scholarly constructions of feminism as ‘victim feminism’ – an ideology of passive victimhood that denies women’s agency – and provides the first comprehensive analysis of the debate...

    Published June 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Many Faces of Tolerance

    Attitudes toward Diversity in Poland

    By Ewa A. Golebiowska

    Series: Routledge Studies in Political Psychology

    This book presents a systematic account on Poles’ attitudes toward ethnic, religious, political, and sexual minorities. It investigates Poland’s reputation as an intolerant, anti-Semitic, and homophobic country. Counter to a simplistic image of Poland as a hotbed of intolerance, the book...

    Published June 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Rhetoric, Ideology and Social Psychology

    Essays in honour of Michael Billig

    Edited by Charles Antaki, Susan Condor

    Series: Explorations in Social Psychology

    Professor Michael Billig is one of the most significant living figures in social psychology. His work spans thirty-five years, and has at times challenged conventional social scientific thinking on a range of key topics. Billig has influenced a wide range of fields including intergroup conflict,...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Building Tomorrow's Leaders Today

    On Becoming a Polymath Leader

    By Michael A. Genovese

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    If we are to build tomorrow’s leaders, today, it would help if we knew what skills, temperaments, and specific competencies will be valuable as we face future needs. What will tomorrow look like? What key factors are we likely to confront tomorrow? If the past is prelude, the world of tomorrow will...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Predisposed

    Liberals, Conservatives, and the Biology of Political Differences

    By John R. Hibbing, Kevin B. Smith, John R. Alford

    Buried in many people and operating largely outside the realm of conscious thought are forces inclining us toward liberal or conservative political convictions. Our biology predisposes us to see and understand the world in different ways, not always reason and the careful consideration of facts....

    Published September 15th 2013 by Routledge