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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 15th 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. Social Perception from Individuals to Groups

    Edited by Steven J. Stroessner, Jeffrey W. Sherman

    This volume focuses on social perception, the processing of information about people. This issue has always been central to social psychology, but this book brings together literatures that in large part have been separated by the nature of the social target that is involved. Historically, research...

    Published March 6th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Standards and Expectancies

    Contrast and Assimilation in Judgments of Self and Others

    By Monica Biernat

    Series: Essays in Social Psychology

    This book examines how standards and expectancies affect judgments of others and the self. Standards are points of comparison, expectancies are beliefs about the future, and both serve as frames of reference against which current events and people (including the self) are experienced. The central...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. 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

  6. Social Conflict within and between Groups

    Edited by Carsten K. W. De Dreu

    Series: Current Issues in Social Psychology

    Intergroup competition and conflict create pervasive problems in human society, giving rise to such phenomena as prejudice, terrorism, ethnic cleansing, and interstate war. Citizens, policy makers, social workers, schoolteachers, and politicians wrestle with these problems, and with difficult...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Multiple Social Categorization

    Processes, Models and Applications

    Edited by Richard J. Crisp, Miles Hewstone

    'Ethnic cleansing', 'institutional racism', and 'social exclusion' are just some of the terms used to describe one of the most pressing social issues facing today’s societies: prejudice and intergroup discrimination. Invariably, these pervasive social problems can be traced back to differences in...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Humanness and Dehumanization

    Edited by Paul G. Bain, Jeroen Vaes, Jacques Philippe Leyens

    What does it mean to be human? Why do people dehumanize others (and sometimes themselves)? These questions have only recently begun to be investigated in earnest within psychology. This volume presents the latest thinking about these and related questions from research leaders in the field of...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. Religion, Personality, and Social Behavior

    Edited by Vassilis Saroglou

    Psychological interest in religion, in terms of both theory and empirical research, has been constant since the beginning of psychology. However, since the beginning of the 21st Century, partially due to important social and political events and developments, interest in religion within personality...

    Published July 22nd 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. Deconstructing Privilege

    Teaching and Learning as Allies in the Classroom

    Edited by Kim Case

    Although scholarly examinations of privilege have increased in recent decades, an emphasis on privilege studies pedagogy remains lacking within institutions. This edited collection explores best practices for effective teaching and learning about various forms of systemic group privilege such as...

    Published June 11th 2013 by Routledge