The Handbook of Group Research and Practice

The Handbook of Group Research and Practice

by Susan A. Wheelan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761929584

ISBN-13: 9780761929581

Pub. Date: 06/28/2005

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The Handbook of Group Research and Practice is a unique interdisciplinary resource that integrates what is known about group research and practice across the disciplines and professions. The chapters have been written by world-renowned researchers and practitioners who work with teams and groups in a variety of settings. As a result, this Handbook provides students

Overview

The Handbook of Group Research and Practice is a unique interdisciplinary resource that integrates what is known about group research and practice across the disciplines and professions. The chapters have been written by world-renowned researchers and practitioners who work with teams and groups in a variety of settings. As a result, this Handbook provides students, academics, and practitioners with the most comprehensive understanding about the latest findings and issues in group research and practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761929581
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Susan A. Wheelan
PART I: Group Research and Practice: Then and Now
1. The History of Group Research - Donelson R. Forsyth and Jeni L. Burnette
2. Contemporary Issues in Group Research: The Need for Integrative Theory - Jennifer L. Berdahl and Kelly Bouas Henry
3. The History of Group Practice: A Century of Knowledge - Sally H. Barlow, Gary M. Burlingame, and Addie J. Fuhriman
4. Contemporary Issues in Group Practice - Janice De Lucia-Waack and Cynthia R. Kalodner
PART II: Theoretical Perspectives on Groups
5. The Psychoanalytic Perspective - Marvin H. Geller
6. The Functional Perspective - Jonathon N. Cummings and Deborah G. Ancona
7. The Developmental Perspective - Susan A. Wheelan
8. The Social Identity Perspective - Michael A. Hogg
9. The Communication Perspective on Group Life - Lawrence R. Frey and Sunwolf
10. The Systems Perspective - Yvonne Agazarian and Susan Gantt
11. Chaos, Complexity, and Catastrophe: The Nonlinear Dynamics Perspective - Holly Arrow
PART III: Methods in Group Research and Practice
12. Design and Analysis of Experimental Research on Groups - Rick H. Hoyle
13. Field Studies: A Focus on Group Research - Maria T. Riva and Maximillian Wachtel
14. Nonlinear Methods for the Social Sciences - Stephen J. Guastello
15. Social Life in Silico: The Science of Artificial Societies - Damon M. Centola and Michael W. Macy
PART IV: Applied Group Research
16. Group Dynamics and Effectiveness: Five Years of Applied Research - Tjai M. Nielsen, Eric D. Sundstrom, and Terry R. Halfhill
17. Conflict Within and Between Groups - R. Scott Tindale, Amanda Dykema-Engblade, and Erin Wittkowski
18. Group Identity ad Self-Definition - Dominic Abrams, Daniel Frings, and Georgina Randsley de Moura
19. Groups and Individual Change - Randy H. Magen and Eugene Mangiardi
20. Virtual Teams - Marshall Scott Poole and Huiyan Zhang
PART V: Group Practice: Methods and Outcomes
21. Group Psychotherapy - Gary M. Burlingame, Suad Kapetanovic, and Steven Ross
22. Promoting Effective Team Performance Through Training - Dana E. Sims, Eduardo Salas, and C. Shawn Burke
23. Team Consultation - Felice Tilin and Joanne Broder Sumerson
24. Learning Groups - David W. Johnson and Roger T. Johnson
25. Mediating Intragroup and Intergroup Conflict - Tricia S. Jones
26. Facilitating Group Communication - Sunwolf and Lawrence R. Frey
27. Psychoeducational Groups - Nina W. Brown
28. Skills Training Groups - Miguel A. Quiñones and Kelly de Chermont
Part VI: Conclusion: Charting the Future
29. Integrating Group Research and Practice - George Anderson and Susan A. Wheelan

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