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Social Cognitive Psychology : History and Current Domains - David F. Barone

Social Cognitive Psychology

History and Current Domains

Hardcover Published: 30th June 1997
ISBN: 9780306454745
Number Of Pages: 494

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Social Cognitive Psychology is the first text to provide comprehensive coverage of the field, including thorough discussions of its historical foundations cross-referenced with significant recent developments. Highlights include

  • ;the discipline's origins in pragmatic philosophy and the need for a second social psychology;
  • the contributions of cognition, affect, and direct perception to social knowing, and
  • the development of positive and negative self theories in social context.
This valuable reference contains comprehensive chapter summaries, lists of key terms and concepts, and graphs of processing models from various theories.

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`This book reminds us that texts and scholarly books can be highly informative and intellectually stimulating without sacrificing a good read.' Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, March 1998

The Conception of a Pragmatic Social Cognitive Psychologyp. 3
The Social Gestalt and Social Learning Traditionsp. 27
The Constructivist Traditionp. 59
The Information-Processing Traditionp. 93
Evolving Models of the Social Knowerp. 123
Multiple Knowing Processesp. 155
Stereotyping and Prejudicep. 189
Negotiating Realities to Know Oneselfp. 217
Goals in Personality, Emotion, and Subjective Well-Beingp. 247
Self-Regulation: The Pursuit of Goalsp. 277
Communication-Based Social Judgments and Relationship-Based Self Schemasp. 307
Close Relationshipsp. 339
Social Clinical Psychologyp. 373
The Social Cognitive Construction of Difference and Disorderp. 397
Referencesp. 427
Indexp. 491
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ISBN: 9780306454745
ISBN-10: 0306454742
Series: Plenum Series in Social/Clinical Psychology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 494
Published: 30th June 1997
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.04 x 17.15  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.09