Social Motivation / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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Motivational science is one of the fastest-growing areas of research in social psychology, incorporating multiple perspectives from social-personality research. This volume provides students and researchers with a comprehensive overview of central topics in social motivation. All contributors are renowned specialists in their fields who provide in-depth and integrated coverage of the major empirical and theoretical contributions in their areas.
Social Motivation is essential reading for all social psychologists with an interest in social-motivational processes, and will also be of interest to people working in political science and cultural studies looking for a psychological perspective to work in their fields.
About the Author
David Dunning is Professor of Psychology at Cornell University. An experimental social psychologist, Dr. Dunning is a fellow of both the Association of Psychological Science and the American Psychological Association. He has published nearly 100 scholarly journal articles, book chapters, and commentaries, and has also served as an associate editor of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. He is also the former Executive Officer of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, an international organization with over 5,600 members, as well as the Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology. Much of his research has been supported financially by the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Science Foundation, and was recently reviewed in his book Self-insight: Roadblocks and Detours on the Path to Knowing Thyself (2005, Psychology Press).
Table of Contents
About the Editor vii
1 Social Motivation: Some Introductory Notes David Dunning 1
2 Interpersonal Threats and Automatic Motives Justin H. Park Abraham P. Buunk 11
3 Belonging Motivation: Establishing, Maintaining, and Repairing Relational Value Mark R. Leary Ashley Batts Allen 37
4 Cultural Variation in the Motivation of Self-Expression Heejung S. Kim Thai Q. Chu 57
5 Sharing Motivation Gregory M. Walton Geoffrey L. Cohen 79
6 Four Forms of Prosocial Motivation: Egoism, Altruism, Collectivism, and Principlism C. Daniel Batson Nadia Ahmad E.L. Stocks 103
7 Why Do People Get Involved" Motivations for Volunteerism and Other Forms of Social Action Clelia Anna Mannino Mark Snyder Allen M. Omoto 127
8 Understanding the Psychology of Trust David Dunning Detlef Fetchenhauer 147
9 Social Endocrinology: Hormones and Social Motivation Pranjal H. Mehta Robert A. Josephs 171
10 Power Basis Theory: A Psychoecological Approach to Power Felicia Pratto I-Ching Lee Judy Y. Tan Eileen V. Pitpitan 191
11 System Justification Theory as Compliment, Complement, and Corrective to Theories of Social Identification and Social Dominance John T. Jost 223
Author Index 265
Subject Index 277