Unlike other texts for undergraduate sociological social psychology courses, this text presents the three distinct traditions in sociological social psychologysymbolic interactionism, social structure and personality, and group processes and structuresand emphasizes the different theoretical frameworks social psychological analyses are conducted within each research tradition. With this approach, the authors make clear the link between sociological social psychology, theory, and methodology. Students will gain a better understanding of how and why social psychologists trained in sociology ask particular kinds of questions; the types of research they are involved in; and how their findings have been, or can be, applied to contemporary societal patterns and problems.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.37(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Katherine B. Novak, Ph.D., is a Professor in Sociology and Chair of the Department of Sociology and Criminology at Butler University.
Lizabeth A. Crawford, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Social Work at Bradley University.
Table of Contents
Part I: Theoretical Perspectives and Research Methods in Sociological Social Psychology Chapter 1: What is Sociological Social Psychology? Chapter 2: Research Methods in Sociological Social Psychology Chapter 3: Symbolic Interactionism and Related Perspectives Chapter 4: The Social Structure and Personality Perspective Chapter 5: Group Processes and Structure Part II: Topics Studied by Sociological Social Psychologists Chapter 6: Socialization Throughout the Life Course Chapter 7: Self and Identity Chapter 8: Emotions and Social Life Chapter 9: Deviance and Social Control Chapter 10: Mental Health and Illness Chapter 11: Personal Relationships Chapter 12: Prejudice and Discrimination Chapter 13: Social Influence, Social Constraint, and Social Change