9781591470533

Temporal Matters in Social Psychology: Examining the Role of Time in the Lives of Groups and Individuals

by
  • ISBN13:

    9781591470533

  • ISBN10:

    1591470536

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-10-01
  • Publisher: AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $19.95 Save up to $1.99
  • Rent Book $17.96
    Add to Cart Free Shipping

    TERM
    PRICE
    DUE

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Summary

In Temporal Matters in Social Psychology, authors Joseph E. McGrath and Franziska Tschan explore and ponder the many ways in which temporal matters affect how individuals, groups, and larger collectives behave. In interesting and delightful discussions, the authors examine how people conceptualize time and live within prescribed and personal timeframes and how time is measured and enters into social psychological phenomena at multiples levels, in different functional roles, and as different types of processes. Chapters also cover how temporal factors play a fundamental and often overlooked role in many key methodological areas of psychology, including causality, internal and external validity, comparisons of empirical information gained by different research strategies, and theories of measurement and error. Readers will gain from this engaging volume an enriched understanding of temporal processes and will be inspired to make time part of future theories and scientif

Author Biography

Franziska Tschan is a professor of social psychology and work psychology at the University of Neuchatel, Switzerland.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Introduction
3(10)
The Complex Nature of Time
13(14)
Temporal Aspects of Individual Behavior
27(20)
Temporal Factors Affecting Social Psychological Phenomena
47(22)
Time, Stress, and Coping Processes
69(30)
Group Development and Change
99(22)
Time and Collective Action
121(20)
Time and the Research Process
141(14)
Time and the Future of Social Psychology
155(14)
Appendix A. Parameters of Temporal Patterning 169(8)
Appendix B. Slife's Analysis of Temporal Conceptions 177(4)
Appendix C. McGrath and Kelly's Treatment of Conceptions of Time 181(4)
References 185(26)
Author Index 211(8)
Subject Index 219(8)
About the Authors 227

Rewards Program

Write a Review