Social Psychology by John D. DelamaterSocial Psychology by John D. Delamater

Social Psychology

byJohn D. Delamater, Daniel J. Myers, Jessica L. Collett

Paperback | August 5, 2014

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Written by well-known sociologists John D. DeLamater, Daniel J. Myers, and Jessica L. Collett, this fully revised and updated edition of Social Psychology is a highly accessible and engaging exploration of the question "what is it that makes us who we are?". With hundreds of real-world examples, figures, and photographs and grounded in the latest research, the text explores such topics as self, attitudes, social influence, emotions, interpersonal attraction and relationships, and collective behavior. The book also explains the methods that social psychologists use to investigate human behavior in a social context and the theoretical perspectives that ground the discipline. Each chapter is a self-contained unit for ease of use in any classroom.

John D. DeLamater is Professor of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has been teaching social psychology courses since 1970 and has won several teaching awards. His current research and writing are focused on the effects of life-course transitions on sexuality. Daniel J. Myers is Vice-President and Associate Provost...
Title:Social PsychologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:738 pages, 10 × 7 × 1.5 inPublished:August 5, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0813349508

ISBN - 13:9780813349503

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Social Psychology

  2. Research Methods

  3. Socialization through the Life Course

  4. Self and Self-Presentation

  5. Emotions

  6. Social Perception and Cognition

  7. Attitudes

  8. Symbolic Communication and Language

  9. Social Influence and Persuasion

  10. Altruism and Prosocial Behavior

  11. Aggression

  12. Interpersonal Attraction

  13. Understanding Groups

  14. Group Processes

  15. Social Structure and Personality

  16. Deviant Behavior and Social Reaction

  17. Collective Behavior and Social Movements