Social Psychology

  • Kenneth J. Gergen
  • Mary M. Gergen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-1
  2. Kenneth J. Gergen, Mary M. Gergen
    Pages 2-31
  3. Kenneth J. Gergen, Mary M. Gergen
    Pages 32-61
  4. Kenneth J. Gergen, Mary M. Gergen
    Pages 62-89
  5. Kenneth J. Gergen, Mary M. Gergen
    Pages 90-121
  6. Kenneth J. Gergen, Mary M. Gergen
    Pages 122-157
  7. Kenneth J. Gergen, Mary M. Gergen
    Pages 158-191
  8. Kenneth J. Gergen, Mary M. Gergen
    Pages 192-221
  9. Kenneth J. Gergen, Mary M. Gergen
    Pages 222-251
  10. Kenneth J. Gergen, Mary M. Gergen
    Pages 252-279
  11. Kenneth J. Gergen, Mary M. Gergen
    Pages 280-307
  12. Kenneth J. Gergen, Mary M. Gergen
    Pages 308-337
  13. Kenneth J. Gergen, Mary M. Gergen
    Pages 338-369
  14. Kenneth J. Gergen, Mary M. Gergen
    Pages 370-398
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 399-453

About this book

Introduction

3. Greater sensitivity to European work: We have can cut common experience so close to the bone. long felt very close to European social psychol­ In the present volume we wish to share what we ogy, and the European responsiveness to the first believe to be some of the most significant and edition suggested that we were communicating stimulating insights to emerge from social psy­ with this audience. Further, there has been a chology, from its birth to the present. Our writ­ steadily increasing awareness among American ing has been guided in particular by the follow­ and Canadian social psychologists of significant mg concerns: work in Europe. We thus made a special effort in the second edition to reflect this work. No, we Theoretical coherence The emphasis on the­ did not succeed in capturing all the work of im­ oretical ideas begins in the first chapter; we portance. Space limitations and organizational compare the behaviorist, cognitive, and rule­ requirements also meant that work of many wor­ role orientations. We believe that these para­ thy colleagues in the United States and Canada digms form the generating context for subse­ was not included. However, we do feel that the quent chapters. We show how these perspectives present volume is superior to all others in its have influenced the questions that have been integration across continents. asked and the explanations that have been of­ fered for various kinds of social behavior.

Keywords

Aggression Attribution Persuasion Psychology Stereotyp communication social psychology

Authors and affiliations

  • Kenneth J. Gergen
    • 1
  • Mary M. Gergen
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PsychologySwarthmore CollegeSwarthmoreUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyPennsylvania State UniversityDelaware County, MediaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-7866-6
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York 1986
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-96252-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-7866-6
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