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Current Directions in Social Psychology (2nd Edition)This 2nd edition of Current Directions in Social Psychology presents readings that focus strongly on situational forces. The essays are authored by American Psychological Society recognized and respected researchers and educators. This brief reader represents a full range of topics within social psychological science….

Social Psychology Value Package (includes Current Directions in Social Psychology)This 2nd edition of Current Directions in Social Psychology presents readings that focus strongly on situational forces. The essays are authored by American Psychological Society recognized and respected researchers and educators. This brief reader represents a full range of topics within social psychological science….

Intergroup Contact Theory: Recent developments and future directions (Current Issues in Social Psychology)Intergroup contact theory has been one of the most influential theories in social psychology since it was first formulated by Gordon Allport in 1954. This volume highlights, via a critical lens, the most notable recent developments in the field, demonstrating its vitality and its capacity for reinvention and integration with a variety of seemingly distinct research areas. In the last two decades, the research focus has been on the variables that explain why contact improves intergroup attitudes…

New Directions in Public Opinion (New Directions in American Politics)The field of public opinion is one of the most diverse in political science. Over the last 60 years, scholars have drawn upon the disciplines of psychology, economics, sociology, and even biology to learn how ordinary people come to understand the complicated business of politics. But much of the path breaking research in the field of public opinion is published in journals, taking up fairly narrow questions one at a time and often requiring advanced statistical knowledge to understand these fin…

Current Directions in Social PsychologyThe American Psychological Society is dedicated to advancing psychology as a science-based discipline. APS members include the field’s most respected researchers and educators representing the full range of topics within psychological science. The Society is widely recognized as a leading voice for the science of psychology in Washington, and is focused on increasing public understanding and use of the knowledge generated by psychological research….

Children and Youth in Crisis: Protecting and Promoting Human Development in Times of Economic Shocks (Directions in Development)The successful development of children and young people requires that we protect and nurture a set of interrelated physiological, cognitive, and socio-emotional systems. What happens to these systems in early life can have long-term consequences and can even carry over to the next generation.The impact of economic crises on human development is similarly complex and heterogeneous. Some families and some young people display astonishing resilience – either by being comparatively unscathed by cr…

States Without Nations: Citizenship for Mortals (New Directions in Critical Theory)As citizens, we hold certain truths to be self-evident: that the rights to own land, marry, inherit property, and especially to assume birthright citizenship should be guaranteed by the state. The laws promoting these rights appear not only to preserve our liberty but to guarantee society remains just. Yet considering how much violence and inequality results from these legal mandates, Jacqueline Stevens asks whether we might be making the wrong assumptions. Would a world without such laws be mor…

Democracy and the Political Unconscious (New Directions in Critical Theory)Political philosopher Noëlle McAfee proposes a powerful new political theory for our post-9/11 world, in which an old pathology-the repetition compulsion-has manifested itself in a seemingly endless war on terror. McAfee argues that the quintessentially human desire to participate in a world with others is the key to understanding the public sphere and to creating a more democratic society, a world that all members can have a hand in shaping. But when some are effectively denied this participat…