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  1. 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

  2. Our Racist Heart?

    An Exploration of Unconscious Prejudice in Everyday Life

    By Geoffrey Beattie

    Few people today would admit to being a racist, or to making assumptions about individuals based on their skin colour, or on their gender or social class. In this book, leading psychologist Geoffrey Beattie asks if prejudice, more subtle than before, is still a major part of our everyday lives....

    Published November 27th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Advances in Intergroup Contact

    Edited by Gordon Hodson, Miles Hewstone

    Intergroup contact remains one of the most effective means to reduce prejudice and conflict between groups. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic resurgence of interest in this time-tested phenomenon, with researchers now focusing on understanding when, why, and for whom contact does (and does...

    Published September 17th 2012 by Psychology Press

  4. Race, Racism and Psychology, 2nd Edition

    Towards a Reflexive History

    By Graham Richards

    This book offers a comprehensive overview of the ways in which Psychology has engaged with 'race' and racism issues since the late 19th century. It emphasizes the complexities and convolutions of the story and attempts to elucidate the subtleties and occasional paradoxes that have arisen as a...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge

  5. A Critical Psychology of the Postcolonial

    The Mind of Apartheid

    By Derek Hook

    An oft-neglected element of postcolonial thought is the explicitly psychological dimension of many of its foundational texts. This unprecedented volume explores the relation between these two disciplinary domains by treating the work of a variety of anti-colonial authors as serious psychological...

    Published November 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  6. When Groups Meet

    The Dynamics of Intergroup Contact

    By Thomas F. Pettigrew, Linda R. Tropp

    Series: Essays in Social Psychology

    Research and theory on intergroup contact have become one of the fastest advancing and most exciting fields in social psychology in recent years. The work is exciting because it combines basic social psychological concerns -- human interaction, situational influences on behavior -- with an...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Psychology Press

  7. The Scientist and the Humanist

    A Festschrift in Honor of Elliot Aronson

    Edited by Marti Hope Gonzales, Carol Tavris, Joshua Aronson

    Series: Modern Pioneers in Psychological Science: An APS-Psychology Press Series

    Elliot Aronson is among the 100 most influential psychologists of the 20th Century. He is best known for his theorizing and research on cognitive dissonance theory -- one of the most provocative and enduring theories in contemporary psychology -- and for his design of the "jigsaw...

    Published May 4th 2010 by Psychology Press

  8. 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 27th 2009 by Psychology Press

  9. Handbook of Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Discrimination

    Edited by Todd D. Nelson

    This Handbook provides a uniquely comprehensive and scholarly overview of the latest research on prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination. All chapters are written by eminent prejudice researchers who explore key topics, by presenting an overview of current research and, where appropriate,...

    Published February 16th 2009 by Psychology Press

  10. Intergroup Misunderstandings

    Impact of Divergent Social Realities

    Edited by Stephanie Demoulin, Jacques-Philippe Leyens, John F Dovidio

    The objectives of the volume are to direct the field’s attention to the unique value of studying interactions between members of different groups and to offer the most up-to-date summaries of prominent and cutting-edge scholarship on this topic written by leading scholars in the field. A central...

    Published December 9th 2008 by Psychology Press