Encyclopedia of Group Processes and Intergroup Relations

Encyclopedia of Group Processes and Intergroup Relations

by John M. Levine
     
 

ISBN-10: 141294208X

ISBN-13: 9781412942089

Pub. Date: 11/10/2009

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Over the past 75 years there has been a tremendous amount of theoretical and empirical research on group processes and intergroup relations by scholars in various disciplines. The Encyclopedia of Group Processes and Intergroup Relations is a reflection of the growing integration of what were formerly two distinct approaches. With approximately 300 entries, the two

Overview

Over the past 75 years there has been a tremendous amount of theoretical and empirical research on group processes and intergroup relations by scholars in various disciplines. The Encyclopedia of Group Processes and Intergroup Relations is a reflection of the growing integration of what were formerly two distinct approaches. With approximately 300 entries, the two volumes of this encyclopedia cover concepts ranging from conformity to diversity and from small group interaction to intergroup relations on a global scale.

Key Features

  • Examines the major criteria used by researchers to define groups
  • Conveys what behavioral scientists know and theorize about how people think, feel, and act when responding to ingroup and outgroup members
  • Discusses perspectives on what happens within groups and between groups

Key Themes

  • Cognitions and Feelings
  • Conflict and Cooperation Within Groups
  • Group Decision Making
  • Group Performance and Problem Solving
  • Group Structure
  • Identity and Self
  • Influence and Persuasion
  • Intergroup Relations in Society
  • Methodology
  • Organizations
  • Theory
  • Types of Groups and Subgroups

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412942089
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/10/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1048
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.30(h) x 2.90(d)

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