This third edition of readings and projects enables students to move beyond passive reception of facts to active participation in the role of a social psychologist. The book provides a combination of research articles that illuminate key conceptual issues of each section of the text, projects for students to complete that enhance active learning, and new "Points of Interest" sections that highlight special features of important social psychological research. Every chapter contains at least two supplementary readings, as well as a brief, general introduction that contextualizes the topic within contemporary theory and research, as well as relating it to conditions of daily life. The book's research projects enable students to act as investigator and/or subject - providing a hands-on, interactive complement to the more theoretical material covered in the classroom.
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Christina Maslach is Professor of Psychology at the University of California at Berkeley. She received her A.B. from Harvard-Radcliffe College, and her Ph.D. from Stanford University. She has conducted research in a number of areas, including job burnout, individuation, and health psychology. Her books include “The Truth About Burnout,” “Burnout: The Cost of Caring,” and a program for organizational assessment, “Preventing Burnout and Building Engagement.” She is also the author of the Maslach Burnout Inventory, the most widely used research measure in the burnout field. In 1997, she received national recognition as “Professor of the Year”, an award made by the Carnegie Foundation and the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). Among her other honors are the presidency of the Western Psychological Association, the Distinguished Teaching Award from the University of California at Berkeley, and her selection as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (which cited her “For groundbreaking work on the applications of social psychology to contemporary problems”).
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill College, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 3 Sub. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070407738