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  1. Intergroup Conflicts and Their Resolution

    A Social Psychological Perspective

    Edited by Daniel Bar-Tal

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    This book provides a framework that sheds an illuminating light into the psyche of people involved in macro-level destructive intergroup conflicts, involving societies and ethnic groups, that take place continuously in various parts of the globe. It focuses on the socio-psychological repertoire...

    Published December 8th 2010 by Psychology Press

  2. Social Motivation

    Edited by David Dunning

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    Motivational science is one of the fastest-growing areas of research in social psychology, incorporating multiple perspectives from social-personality research. This volume provides students and researchers with a comprehensive overview of major topics in social motivation. All contributors are...

    Published October 12th 2010 by Psychology Press

  3. The New Psychology of Leadership

    Identity, Influence and Power

    By S. Alexander Haslam, Stephen D. Reicher, Michael J. Platow

    Winner of the University of San Diego Outstanding Leadership Book Award 2012! Shortlisted for the British Psychological Society Book Award 2011! Shortlisted for the CMI (Chartered Management Institute) Management Book of the Year Award 2011–2012! According to John Adair, the most important...

    Published September 24th 2010 by Psychology Press

  4. Manipulating Democracy

    Democratic Theory, Political Psychology, and Mass Media

    Edited by Wayne Le Cheminant, John M. Parrish

    Manipulation is a source of pervasive anxiety in contemporary American politics. Observers charge that manipulative practices in political advertising, media coverage, and public discourse have helped to produce an increasingly polarized political arena, an uninformed and apathetic electorate,...

    Published August 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  5. Revitalizing Political Psychology

    The Legacy of Harold D. Lasswell

    By William Ascher, Barbara Hirschfelder-Ascher

    The goal of this book is to recapture the diminished roles of affect, psychological needs, and the psychodynamic mechanisms that are crucial for understanding political behavior by explaining and extending the contributions of Harold D. Lasswell, the dominant figure in political psychology in...

    Published April 8th 2010 by Psychology Press

  6. Introduction to Political Psychology

    2nd Edition

    By Martha L. Cottam, Elena Mastors, Thomas Preston, Beth Dietz-Uhler

    This comprehensive, user-friendly introductory textbook to political psychology explores the psychological origins of political behavior. The authors introduce readers to a broad range of theories, concepts, and case studies of political activity to illustrate that behavior. The book examines many...

    Published December 1st 2009 by Psychology Press

  7. The Psychology of Justice and Legitimacy

    Edited by D. Ramona Bobocel, Aaron C. Kay, Mark P. Zanna, James M. Olson

    Series: Ontario Symposia on Personality and Social Psychology Series

    In response to the international turmoil, violence, and increasing ideological polarization, social psychological interest in the topics of legitimacy and social justice has blossomed considerably. Social psychologists have explored the psychological underpinnings of people’s reactions to injustice...

    Published October 28th 2009 by Psychology Press

  8. National Security in the Obama Administration

    Reassessing the Bush Doctrine

    By Stanley A. Renshon

    The Bush Doctrine is dead! At least that’s what critics hope. But while new U.S. national security challenges emerge, many post-9/11 threats still persist and the policies of George W. Bush offer one set of strategic answers for how President Obama can confront those dangers. Neither a polemic nor...

    Published September 14th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Psychology of Terrorism

    Classic and Contemporary Insights

    Edited by Jeff Victoroff, Arie W. Kruglanski

    Series: Key Readings in Social Psychology

    Substate terrorism now represents one of the gravest threats to human civilizations. As the frequency of interstate wars has declined since the end of the Second World War, terrible violence against innocent civilians is increasingly perpetrated by non-state groups with extreme agendas and...

    Published March 9th 2009 by Psychology Press

  10. Political Psychology

    Situations, Individuals, and Cases

    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. This text provides a concise,...

    Published December 3rd 2008 by Routledge