Drawing on the success of previous editions, the third edition continues to provide the most balanced coverage of North American and European research. This new edition has been substantially updated and revised to include new and expanded material on the self and identity, language, culture, health psychology as well as evolutionary psychology. Written specifically to meet the needs of the European student, it draws on examples from everyday life and shows how social psychology principles are relevant to personal experiences and current social issues.
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SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY Third Edition The third edition of this popular text has been thoroughly updated, revised and reconfigured throughout. In addition, there are two entirely new chapters on self and identity, and on culture. This is an integrated and comprehensive introductory text that consolidates European and North American perspectives to provide a coverage of social psychology that meets the needs of European psychology students. To help achieve this goal, the authors are assisted by an advisory editorial board of fifteen leading scholars from across Europe. Topics that have been given strong coverage include language and communication, group processes and intergroup relations, prejudice and discrimination, culture, social cognition, self and identity, social representations, and the historical context and background of social psychology. The Authors Michael Hogg is Professor of Social Psychology, Director of the Centre for Research on Group Processes, and Director of Research for the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences at the University of Queensland, Brisbane. He is also a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia. He has previously lectured at Bristol University, the University of Melbourne, and Princeton University, and has also held posts at Macquarie University, the University of California, Los Angeles, and the University of California, Santa Cruz. He has published over 170 scientific books, chapters and articles. Graham Vaughan is Professor of Psychology at the University of Auckland where he also served as Head of Department for 12 years. He was President of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists in 2000-01. He has previously held posts at Bristol University, Cambridge University, the Maison des Sciences de l'Homme in Paris, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Princeton University, and the National University of Singapore.About the Author:
Michael Hogg is Professor of Social Psychology at Claremont Graduate University. He is also an Honorary Professor of Psychology at the University of Kent and the University of Queensland. His research focuses on social identity processes within and between large and small groups, and he has published widely on topics including intergroup relations, group cohesion, leadership, group motivations, and conformity processes. Professor Hogg is co-editor of the journal Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, an associate editor of the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, and Senior Consulting Editor for the SAGE Social Psychology Program. He is a fellow of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, the Western Psychological Association, and the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.
Michael Hogg’ home page: http://www.cgu.edu/pages/3948.asp
Social Identity Lab: http://www.cgu.edu/pages/5271.asp
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Book Description Prentice Hall Ptr, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 3rd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0130336327