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A Sociocognitive Approach to Social Norms

A Sociocognitive Approach to Social Norms

1st Edition

Nicole Dubois
May 17, 2016

Societies and groups attribute greater value to some behaviours and some judgments. These 'norms' are what is most important for understanding how behaviours and judgments are socially regulated. The approach presented examines in particular the social foundations of our judgments....

Cooperation in Modern Society: Promoting the Welfare of Communities, States and Organizations

Cooperation in Modern Society: Promoting the Welfare of Communities, States and Organizations

1st Edition

Anders Biel, Mark Snyder, Tom R. Tyler, Mark Van Vugt
August 04, 2015

Why do so many people volunteer to help others in need in society today? What makes people give up the convenience of driving their car to benefit a better environment? And why are citizens, in general, quite prepared to pay taxes to ensure adequate health care, and support for the elderly and...

The Microanalysis of Political Communication: Claptrap and Ambiguity

The Microanalysis of Political Communication: Claptrap and Ambiguity

1st Edition

Peter Bull
February 09, 2015

This analysis of political speeches and televised political interviews in the UK, based on the Annual Party Conferences (1996-2000) and the last five general elections (1983-2001), evaluates the interview skills of politicians and political interviewers, investigates how and why politicians...

The Psychology of Counterfactual Thinking

The Psychology of Counterfactual Thinking

1st Edition

David R. Mandel, Denis J. Hilton, Patrizia Catellani
April 28, 2014

This book provides a critical overview of significant developments in research and theory on counterfactual thinking that have emerged in recent years and spotlights exciting new directions for future research in this area. Key issues considered include the relations between counterfactual and...

The Justice Motive in Adolescence and Young Adulthood: Origins and Consequences

The Justice Motive in Adolescence and Young Adulthood: Origins and Consequences

1st Edition

Claudia Dalbert, Hedvig Sallay
September 09, 2013

This book provides a unique overview of the development of justice-related beliefs in different socialization contexts, and also of the role this plays in protecting mental health and promoting career development for adolescents and young adults. A range of European contributors bridge the...

The Psychological Origins of Institutionalized Torture

The Psychological Origins of Institutionalized Torture

1st Edition

Mika Haritos-Fatouros
October 10, 2002

Original research, including interviews with former Greek torturers, is supplemented by discussion of former studies, military records and other sources, to provide disturbing but valuable insights into the psychology of torture. The book describes parallel situations such as the rites of passage...

Youth and Coping in Twelve Countries: Surveys of 18-20 Year-old Young People

Youth and Coping in Twelve Countries: Surveys of 18-20 Year-old Young People

1st Edition

Janice Gibson-Cline
January 04, 2002

What are the problems that concern young people today? How do young people cope? This book presents the findings of a team of international researchers including both social scientists and practitioners, who have surveyed more than 5000 youths in twelve countries in order to find answers to these...

Responsibility: The Many Faces of a Social Phenomenon

Responsibility: The Many Faces of a Social Phenomenon

1st Edition

Ann Elisabeth Auhagen, Hans-Werner Bierhoff
December 21, 2000

First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

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