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Applied Social Psychology : Understanding and Managing Social Problems - (Hardcover)

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Applied social psychology combines the science of social psychology with the practical application of solving social problems that exist in the real world. This exciting new textbook provides a thorough explanation of how social psychologists can contribute to the understanding and management of different social problems. A highly prestigious team of contributors from across Europe and the United States illustrate how social psychological theories, research methods and intervention techniques can be successfully applied to social problems encountered in the fields of physical and mental health, integration and immigration issues, gender issues, organisational issues, economic behaviour, political behaviour, environmental behaviour and education. Each field studied features an overview of important problems, the role of human behaviour in these problems, the factors influencing relevant behaviour, and effective ways to change this behaviour. This is an essential volume for all undergraduate and graduate students studying applied social psychology.
Number of Pages: 393
Genre: Psychology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr
Author: Linda Steg & Kees Keizer & Abraham P. Buunk & Talib Rothengatter
Language: English
Street Date: June 1, 2017
TCIN: 51991747
UPC: 9781107044081
Item Number (DPCI): 248-38-8504

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