The Psychology of Values: The Ontario Symposium / Edition 1

The Psychology of Values: The Ontario Symposium / Edition 1

by Clive Seligman
     
 

The eighth Ontario Symposium brought together an international group of scholars who work in the area of the psychology of values. Among the categories these experts address are the conceptualizations of values, value systems, and value-attitude-behavior relations; methodological issues; the role of values in specific domains, such as prejudice, commitment, and

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The eighth Ontario Symposium brought together an international group of scholars who work in the area of the psychology of values. Among the categories these experts address are the conceptualizations of values, value systems, and value-attitude-behavior relations; methodological issues; the role of values in specific domains, such as prejudice, commitment, and deservingness; and the transmission of values through family, media, and culture. Each chapter in the volume illustrates both the diversity and vitality of research on the psychology of values.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805815740
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/1996
Series:
Ontario Symposia on Personality and Social Psychology Series, #8
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
354
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1490L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Value Priorities and Behavior: Applying a Theory of Integrated Value Systems1
2Revising the Value Pluralism Model: Incorporating Social Content and Context Postulates25
3The Dynamics of Value Systems53
4Morality and the Self: Implications for the When and How of Value-Attitude-Behavior Relations77
5On Creating Value-Expressive Attitudes: An Experimental Approach107
6Social Values and Consumer Behavior: Research From the List of Values135
7Values and Prejudice: Toward Understanding the Impact of American Values on Outgroup Attitudes153
8Toward a Theory of Commitment191
9Values, Deservingness, and Attitudes Toward High Achievers: Research on Tall Poppies215
10Value Transmission in Families253
11Making Choices: Media Roles in the Construction of Value-Choices277
12What Values Do People Prefer in Children? A Comparative Analysis of Survey Evidence From Fifteen Countries299
Author Index329
Subject Index339

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