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Handbook of the History of Social Psychology

Edited by: Arie W. Kruglanski , Wolfgang Stroebe

Print publication date:  December  2011
Online publication date:  October  2012

Print ISBN: 9781848728684
eBook ISBN: 9780203808498
Adobe ISBN: 9781136668999

10.4324/9780203808498
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For the first time in the history of social psychology, we have a handbook on the history of social psychology. In it, leading luminaries in the field present their take on how research in their own domains has unfolded, on the scientists whose impact shaped the research agendas in the different areas of social psychology, and on events, institutions and publications that were pivotal in determining the field’s history.

Social psychology’s numerous subfields now boast a rich historical heritage of their own, which demands special attention. The Handbook recounts the intriguing and often surprising lessons that the tale of social psychology’s remarkable ascendance has to offer. The historical diversity is the hallmark of the present handbook reflecting each of this field’s domains unique evolution.

Collectively, the contributions put a conceptual mirror to our field and weave the intricate tapestry of people, dynamics and events whose workings combined to produce what the vibrant discipline of social psychology is today. They allow the contemporary student, scholar and instructor to explore the historical development of this important field, provide insight into its enduring aims and allow them to transcend the vicissitudes of the zeitgeist and fads of the moment.

The Handbook of the History of Social Psychology provides an essential resource for any social psychologist’s collection.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  The Making of Social Psychology Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The Importance of History to Social Psychology Download PDF
Chapter  3:  The Emergence of Cognitive Social Psychology Download PDF
Chapter  4:  A History of Social Cognition Download PDF
Chapter  5:  A History of Evolutionary Social Psychology Download PDF
Chapter  6:  A History of Social Neuroscience Download PDF
Chapter  7:  The Social Dimension of Social Psychology: A Historical Analysis Download PDF
Chapter  8:  The Evolution of Research Methodologies in Social Psychology: A Historical Analysis Download PDF
Chapter  9:  A History of Affect and Emotion Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Motivation Science in Social Psychology: A Tale of Two Histories Download PDF
Chapter  11:  A History of Social Judgment research Download PDF
Chapter  12:  A History of Prosocial Behavior Research Download PDF
Chapter  13:  A History of Social Psychological Research on Aggression Download PDF
Chapter  14:  A history of Attitudes and Persuasion Research Download PDF
Chapter  15:  A History of Social Influence Research Download PDF
Chapter  16:  A History of Interdependence: Theory and Research Download PDF
Chapter  17:  A History of Relationship Research in Social Psychology Download PDF
Chapter  18:  A History of Small Group Research Download PDF
Chapter  19:  A History of Intergroup Relations Research Download PDF
Chapter  20:  A History of Social Conflict and Negotiation Research Download PDF
Chapter  21:  A History of Justice and Morality Research Download PDF
Chapter  22:  A History of Social Psychological Research on Gender Download PDF
Chapter  23:  A History of Culture in Psychology Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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