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New and Published Books

  1. 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 August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. 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

  3. 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 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 6th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 21st 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. Neuroscience of Prejudice and Intergroup Relations

    Edited by Belle Derks, Daan Scheepers, Naomi Ellemers

    Psychological research on the origins and consequences of prejudice, discrimination, and stereotyping has moved into previously uncharted directions through the introduction of neuroscientific measures. Psychologists can now address issues that are difficult to examine with traditional...

    Published June 4th 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. Analysing Identity

    Cross-Cultural, Societal and Clinical Contexts

    Edited by Peter Weinreich, Wendy Saunderson

    People's identities are addressed and brought into being by interaction with others. Identity processes encompass biographical experiences, historical eras and cultural norms in which the self's autonomy varies according to the flux of power relationships with others. Identity Structure Analysis (...

    Published June 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Stereotyping and Prejudice

    Edited by Charles Stangor, Christian S. Crandall

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    This volume presents a contemporary and comprehensive overview of the great diversity of theoretical interests, new ideas, and practical applications that characterize social psychological approaches to stereotyping and prejudice. All the contributions are written by renowned...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. The Social Psychology of Aggression

    2nd Edition

    By Barbara Krahé

    Series: Social Psychology: A Modular Course

    The second edition of this textbook provides a thoroughly revised, updated and expanded overview of social psychological research on aggression. The first part of the book covers the definition and measurement of aggression, presents major theories and examines the development of aggression. It...

    Published January 21st 2013 by Psychology Press