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  1. Sign up for the monthly Psychology Newsletter!

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  2. Browse our Research Methods, Statistics, Testing and Measurement 2014 Online Catalog!

    The catalog features new, upcoming and key titles in research methods, statistics, testing and measurement. Enter code RST14 on checkout to get 20% off!

  3. Encouraging Sustainable Behavior

    Increasingly it is being recognized that consumer behavior may be a key trigger in the march toward sustainable development. Several lines of psychological theory and approaches have been developed relatively independently, each of which may provide major implications and action points on how consumers might be moved toward more sustainable behavior. This book is the first that brings together this variety of perspectives and theoretical angles around the common ambition of sustainable development. 

  4. Confronting The Digital Elephant in the Room

    Consumer research is only just beginning to emerge on how digital consumption affects basic human and consumer behaviours.

    "In a few short decades digital consumption has colonized more and more of our lives from entertainment to communication to shopping to learning about the world," say Russell Belk and Rosa Llamas, editors of The Routledge Companion to Digital Consumption,  "issues of what digital consumption do to our notions of self, trust, friendship, and consumer activism have been less appreciated until recently, even though they likely have a more profound on our well being."

    Read more about the topics explored in The Routledge Companion to Digital Consumption in this fascinating interview with the editors.
     

  5. Social Psychology and Theories of Consumer Culture: A Political Economy Perspective

    This book presents a critical analysis of the leading positions in social psychology from the perspective of classical and contemporary theories of consumer culture. The analysis seeks to expand social psychological theory by focusing on the interface between modern western culture (consumer culture) and social behavior.

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    We have put together this online catalog filled with Paperback Direct Social Psychology books published by Psychology Press and Routledge.

  7. Social Influence and Consumer Behavior

    A good deal of consumer research is focused on social influence, since consumers make purchase decisions in the context of a social framework. This collection of innovative essays examines both the conscious and non-conscious effects of social influence on consumer behavior processes and outcomes, covering a wide variety of topics such as compliance, influence tactics, social networks, social relationships, family decision-making, and spokespersons.

  8. Psychological Foundations of Marketing

    Psychological Foundations of Marketing considers the impact of psychology on marketing practice and research, and highlights the applied aspects of psychological research in the marketplace. This book presents an introduction to both areas, and provides a survey of the various contributions that psychology has made to the field of marketing.

  9. Gender, Culture, and Consumer Behavior

    Changing gender roles have forced scholars and practitioners to re-examine some of the fundamental assumptions and theories about consumer behavior. 

    Gender is a core component of identity and thus holds significant implications for how consumers behave in the marketplace. This book offers innovative research in gender and consumer behavior with topics relevant to psychology, marketing, advertising, sociology, women’s studies and cultural studies.

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