The State of Social Psychology: Issues, Themes, and Controversies

The State of Social Psychology: Issues, Themes, and Controversies

by Mark R. Leary
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803936214

ISBN-13: 9780803936218

Pub. Date: 06/01/1989

Publisher: SAGE Publications

'shows that we are in the midst of a period of thoughtful reflection about the field of social psychology... Particularly impressive are the nuanced terms in which authors discuss the processes by which the discipline develops and its practitioners identify problems as central or peripheral. Also, (the) highlighting of Thibaut's view that social psychology will

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'shows that we are in the midst of a period of thoughtful reflection about the field of social psychology... Particularly impressive are the nuanced terms in which authors discuss the processes by which the discipline develops and its practitioners identify problems as central or peripheral. Also, (the) highlighting of Thibaut's view that social psychology will become the fundamental social science is an optimistic feature of these articles' - Alice Eagly

This volume was first published as Volume 3 Number 2 (1988) of the Journal of Social Behavior and Personality.

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ISBN-13:
9780803936218
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/01/1989
Pages:
152

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Table of Contents

Foreword - Kenneth J Gergen
Preface - Mark A Leary
PART ONE: CONCEPTUAL AND METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES
Social Psychology and How to Revitalize It - Bibb Latané
The Evolution and Impact of Topics in the Mainstream of Social Psychological Research - Steven Prentice-Dunn
Trends in Social Psychological Research - Debra Moehle Mc Callum and Richard Mc Callum
A Figure-Ground Phenomenon
Self-Disclosure - Valerian J Derlega
Inside or Outside the Mainstream of Social Psychological Research?
The Interactive Perspective - Cecilia H Solano
Getting the Social Back into Social Psychology
Myopic Social Psychology - David J Senn
An Overemphasis on Individualistic Explanations of Social Behavior
A Contextualist Approach to the Tension Between Intrapsychic and Impression Management Models of Behavior - Danny Axsom
Social Psychology's Three Little Pigs - Donelson R Forsyth
PART TWO: SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY AND OTHER FIELDS
Opening a Dialogue Between Social and Developmental Psychology - Tedra A Walden
Social and Industrial/Organizational Psychologists - Garnett S Stokes
Friends or Foes?
Social-Clinical-Counseling Integration Indigestion - James E Maddux
How do you Spell 'Relief'?
PART THREE: THE ROLES OF THE SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGIST
Roles and Respectability in Social Psychology - Elaine C Nocks
Teachers Who Research Versus Researchers Who Teach - Ann Weber
A System for Balancing Departmental Teaching and Research - Mark R Leary and John E Williams
The State of Social Psychology - Clyde Hendrick
An Opinion

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