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Introduction to Social Psychology By Edited by Miles Hewstone

Introduction to Social Psychology
by Edited by Miles Hewstone

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This fully revised and updated edition offers a perspective on social psychology suited to the European, with every chapter written by European experts in that area. It includes a new chapter on emotion, as well as a second chapter on social cognition.
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Introduction to Social Psychology: A European Perspective by Edited by Miles Hewstone

In the third edition of this successful and influential textbook, Miles Hewstone and Wolfgang Stroebe have brought together some of the key theorists of European social psychology to produce a lucid and authoritative introduction to social psychology. Revised and updated to take into account developments in the field, Introduction to Social Psychology includes, for example, new chapters on health psychology, organisational psychology and cooperation and conflict. Together with The Blackwell Reader in Social Psychology and The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Psychology, this new edition presents a complete social psychology course for those looking to provide their students with a thorough and challenging introduction to this burgeoning field of study.

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Introduction to Social Psychology Reviews

"Introduction to Social Psychology is a very readable and accesible introductory text for students of social psychology." Helen Malson, Psychology Teaching Review

About Edited by Miles Hewstone

Miles Hewstone is Professor of Psychology at the University of Wales, College of Cardiff.

Wolfgang Stroebe is Professor of Psychology at the University of Utrecht.

Geoffrey M. Stephenson is Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Kent.

Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction. Part I: Introduction: 1. Introduction to a History of Social Psychology: Carl F. Graumann (Heidelberg University). 2. Evolutionary Social Psychology: John Archer (University of Central Lancashire). 3. Developmental Social Psychology: Kevin Durkin (University of Western Australia). 4. Methodology in Social Psychology: Antony S. R. Manstead and Gun R. Semin (University of Amsterdam; Free University of Amsterdam). Part II: Construction of the Social World: 5. Basic Concepts and Approaches in Social Cognition: Jacques-Philippe Leyens and Benoit Dardenne (Catholic University of Louvain). 6. Processing Social Information for Judgements and Decisions: Klaus Fiedler (University of Heidelberg). 7. Attribution Theory: Basic Issues and Applications: Miles Hewstone and Frank Fincham (Both University of Wales College of Cardiff). 8. Attitudes: Structure, Measurement and Functions: Dagmar Stahlberg and Dieter Frey (University of Kiel). 9. Principles of Attitude Formation and Strategies of Attitude Change: Wolfgang Stroebe and Klaus Jonas (Utrecht University; University of Tbingen). Part III: Emotion, Communication and Relationships: 10. Emotion: Klaus Scherer (University of Geneva). 11. Interpersonal Communication: John M. Wiemann and Howard Giles (Both University of California at Santa Barbara). 12. Affiliation, Attraction and Close Relationships: Bram P. Buunk (University of Groningen). 13. Prosocial Behavior: Hans W. Bierhoff (University of Bochum). 14. Aggressive Behavior: Amelie Mummendey (University of Munster). Part IV: Social Groups: 15. Group Performance: Henk Wilke and Ad van Knippenberg (University of Leiden; University of Nijmegen). 16. Social Influence in Groups: Eddy van Avermaet (University of Leuven). 17. Intergroup Relations: Rupert Brown (University of Kent at Canterbury). Part V: Epilogue: 18. Applied Social Psychology: Geoffrey M. Stephenson (University of Kent at Canterbury). Glossary. References. Author Index. Subject Index.

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Introduction to Social Psychology: A European Perspective by Edited by Miles Hewstone
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