Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intergroup Processes

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Rupert Brown, Sam Gaertner
Wiley, Apr 15, 2008 - FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS - 576 pages
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This volume will provide an authoritative, state of the art overview of the field of intergroup processes. The volume is divided 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 the field of intergroup processes.
  • Divided into nine major sections on cognition, motivation, emotion, communication and social influence, changing intergroup relations, social comparison, self-identity, methods and applications.
  • Written by leading researchers in the field.
  • Referenced throughout and include post-chapter annotated bibliographies so readers can access original research articles in order to further their study.
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About the author (2008)

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

Sam Gaertner is Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Delaware. He has published numerous articles on intergroup relations and has recently complete the volume Reducing Intergroup Bias (with J. Dovidio, 2000). His study of racism among 'well-intentioned' people won the Gordon Allport intergroup relations prize.

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