Cross-Cultural, Societal and Clinical Contexts
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
Changes of residence are common in contemporary Western societies. Traditional connections to birthplaces, home towns and countries are broken as people relocate and migrate, yet where they live remains significant to people’s identity and stories of who they are. This book investigates the...
Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge
Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology
The study of the relationship between the person and the situation has had a long history in psychology. Many theories of personality are set on an interpersonal stage and many social phenomena are played out differently as the cast of characters change. At times the study of persons and situations...
Published August 5th 2013 by Psychology Press
Toward An Integrative Theory
At least since Hippocrates, human beings have been trying to describe and analyze the behavioral and cognitive consistencies now referred to as personality. And in recent decades, no less than in the preceding centuries, they have generated a bewildering variety of construals and constructs. In...
Published February 4th 2013 by Psychology Press
Roadblocks and Detours on the Path to Knowing Thyself
Series: Essays in Social Psychology
People base thousands of choices across a lifetime on the views they hold of their skill and moral character, yet a growing body of research in psychology shows that such self-views are often misguided or misinformed. Anyone who has dealt with others in the classroom, in the workplace, in the...
Published August 15th 2012 by Psychology Press
Motivational, Emotional, Cultural Influences
The concept of social identity occupies a central position in contemporary social psychology. Social Identities: Motivational, Emotional, Cultural Influences reports recent developments in the analysis of motivational and affective aspects of social identity processes. The book also examines the...
Published January 16th 2014 by Psychology Press
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