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Public Policy and Applied Social Psychology

Bridging the Gap

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Social Influence Processes and Prevention

Part of the book series: Social Psychological Applications to Social Issues ((SPAS,volume 1))

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Public policy, social issues, the field of social psychology in general, and the specialized domain of social influence processes particularly can be seen as interrelated in several ways. First, the policies carried out by governments and other major social institutions obviously represent one source of social influence on attitudes and behaviors related to social problems. Indeed, a main purpose of many policies is to cope with the problems of society and, in some cases, even prevent them.

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Pallak, M.S. (1990). Public Policy and Applied Social Psychology. In: Edwards, J., Tindale, R.S., Heath, L., Posavac, E.J. (eds) Social Influence Processes and Prevention. Social Psychological Applications to Social Issues, vol 1. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-2094-2_14

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