9781412976381

Applied Social Psychology : Understanding and Addressing Social and Practical Problems

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  • ISBN13:

    9781412976381

  • ISBN10:

    1412976383

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/26/2011
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc

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Summary

This textbook serves as an introduction to the field of applied social psychology which focuses on understanding social and practical problems and on developing intervention strategies directed at the amelioration of such problems. A core feature of the book is attaining a balance between theory, research, and application. In the Second Edition, the authors have thoroughly updated the text with the latest research and incorporated current examples that students can relate to.

Table of Contents

Preface
Foundations of Applied Social Psychology
Defining the Field of Applied Social Psychology
Social Psychological Theory
Research Methods
Intervention and Evaluation
Applying Social Psychology to Arenas of Life
Applying Social Psychology to Clinical and Counseling Psychology
Applying Social Psychology to Sport Teams
Applying Social Psychology to the Media
Applying Social Psychology to Health
Applying Social Psychology in Education
Applying Social Psychology to Organizations
Applying Social Psychology to the Criminal Justice System
Applying Social Psychology to the Community
Applying Social Psychology to the Environment
Applying Social Psychology to Diversity
Applying Social Psychology to One‚«÷s Own Life
Applying Social Psychology to Personal Relationships
Applying Social Psychology to the Classroom
Applying Social Psychology to Positive Well-Being: Focus on Optimism
References
Author Index
Subject Index
About the Editors
Contributors
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