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American Study of Helping Behavior

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Part of the Critical Issues in Social Justice book series (BLSC, volume 31)

Abstract

The last decade has witnessed a rapid expansion in the study of helping behavior’ within social and developmental psychology. Although the subject itself has preoccupied psychologists in previous decades (e. g., Handlon and Gross, 1959; Hartshorne and May, 1928; Murphy, 1937; Rosenbaum, 1956; Ugurel-Semin, 1952; Wright, 1942), it is only since the end of the 1960s that helping behavior has been extensively and systematically examined (see, e. g., Bar-Tal, 1976; Mussen and Eisenberg-Berg, 1977; Staub, 1978, 1979; Wispé, 1978).

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Social Psychology Social Responsibility Moral Judgment American Psychologist AMERICAN Study 
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