Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intergroup Processes (Google eBook)

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Rupert Brown, Sam Gaertner
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Psychology - 576 pages
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This volume will provide an authoritative, state of the artoverview of the field of intergroup processes. The volume isdivided into nine major sections on cognition, motivation, emotion,communication and social influence, changing intergroup relations,social comparison, self-identity, methods and applications.

  • Provides an authoritative, state of the art overview of thefield of intergroup processes.
  • Divided into nine major sections on cognition, motivation,emotion, communication and social influence, changing intergrouprelations, social comparison, self-identity, methods andapplications.
  • Written by leading researchers in the field.
  • Referenced throughout and include post-chapter annotatedbibliographies so readers can access original research articles inorder to further their study.
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Intergroup Processes Part I Sociocognitive Processes
Intergroup Processes Part II Motivation
Intergroup Processes Part III Prejudice
Intergroup Processes Part IV Language and In uence
Intergroup Processes Part V Social Comparison
Intergroup Processes Part VI Cultural In uence
Intergroup Processes Part VII Changing Intergroup Relations
Intergroup Processes Part VIII Applications
Intergroup Processes Index

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About the author (2008)

Rupert Brown is Professor of Social Psychology at theUniversity of Kent. He has written widely in the field of group andintergroup processes, his publications including GroupProcesses (Blackwell, 2000) and Prejudice (Blackwell,1995).

Sam Gaertner is Professor of Social Psychology at theUniversity of Delaware. He has published numerous articles onintergroup relations and has recently complete the volumeReducing Intergroup Bias (with J. Dovidio, 2000). His studyof racism among 'well-intentioned' people won the Gordon Allportintergroup relations prize.

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