Book 2014

The Psychology of Social Status

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ISBN: 978-1-4939-0866-0 (Print) 978-1-4939-0867-7 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Theoretical Perspectives: The Nature of Social Status and Hierarchy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-27

      Toward a Unified Science of Hierarchy: Dominance and Prestige are Two Fundamental Pathways to Human Social Rank

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      Pages 29-45

      Prestige and the Ongoing Process of Culture Revision

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      Chapter

      Pages 47-70

      Do Status Hierarchies Benefit Groups? A Bounded Functionalist Account of Status

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      Chapter

      Pages 71-95

      What’s in a Name? Status, Power, and Other Forms of Social Hierarchy

  3. Who Leads? Psychological Underpinnings of Status Attainment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 97-97

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      Pages 99-117

      Personality and Status Attainment: A Micropolitics Perspective

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      Chapter

      Pages 119-137

      The Status-Size Hypothesis: How Cues of Physical Size and Social Status Influence Each Other

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      Chapter

      Pages 139-158

      Prosocial Behavior and Social Status

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      Pages 159-178

      The Pursuit of Status: A Self-presentational Perspective on the Quest for Social Value

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      Pages 179-200

      The Roots and Fruits of Social Status in Small-Scale Human Societies

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      Chapter

      Pages 201-224

      The Emotional Underpinnings of Social Status

  4. Intrapsychic and Interpersonal Consequences of Status

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 225-225

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      Pages 227-242

      Decision Making at the Top: Benefits and Barriers

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      Pages 243-265

      Social Categories Create and Reflect Inequality: Psychological and Sociological Insights

  5. How Is Status Manifested in the Body?

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 267-267

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      Chapter

      Pages 269-301

      Hormones and Hierarchies

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      Chapter

      Pages 303-323

      Neural Basis of Social Status Hierarchy

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      Chapter

      Pages 325-343

      Nonverbal Communication and the Vertical Dimension of Social Relations

  6. Methodology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 345-345

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      Chapter

      Pages 347-362

      The Assessment of Social Status: A Review of Measures and Experimental Manipulations

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 363-365