Applied Social Psychology Understanding and Addressing Social and Practical Problems

ISBN-10: 1412976383
ISBN-13: 9781412976381
Edition: 2nd 2012
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List price: $106.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/26/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 504
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.870
Language: English

Roberto Sabas is a freelance illustrator whose work has appeared in various publications. He lives in Savoy, Illinois.Frank Schneider is Professor of Psychology at the University of Windsor. He received his M.A. in counseling psychology from Ohio University and his Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Florida. A co-founder of the University of Windsors doctoral program in Applied Social Psychology, he is currently Coordinator of the Program. His present research focuses on community policing and the recruitment and selection of police officers. In addition, he has co-authored a textbook on differential psychology and has published articles related to a variety of topic areas, including group dynamics, organizational effectiveness, evaluation research, social psychology of education, gender roles, domestic violence, helping behavior, race relations, nonverbal communication, attribution theory, and adjustment of the elderly.nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;

Larry Coutts is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Windsor. He received his Ph.D. in social and personality psychology from the University of Windsor. He currently specializes in research on community policing and organizational psychology. Prior to joining the University in 2000, he held positions with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police as Director of the Organizational Design and Job Evaluation Branch and as Senior Research Principal with both the Personnel Research Branch and Canadian Police College. He also has 20 years experience as an organizational consultant in both the private and public sectors. He has published several scientific articles in the fields of social psychology and industrial/organizational psychology.

Jamie Gruman is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behaviour in the Division of Management at the University of Toronto at Scarborough. He earned his Ph.D. in applied social psychology at the University of Windsor. While completing his degree, he taught in both the Psychology Department and Odette School of Business at the University. He has published papers in such areas as social psychology, personality, and statistics. His current research interests focus on individual differences and social psychology in the workplace. He has consulted and delivered seminars for corporations and not-for-profit agencies, including Ford Motor Company, Deloitte & Touche, Hiram Walker & Sons and The Childrens Wish Foundation of Canada.

Foundations of Applied Social Psychology
Defining the Field of Applied Social Psychology
Social Psychological Theory
Research Methods
Intervention and Evaluation
Applying Social Psychology to Arenas of Life
Applying Social Psychology to Clinical and Counseling Psychology
Applying Social Psychology to Sport Teams
Applying Social Psychology to the Media
Applying Social Psychology to Health
Applying Social Psychology in Education
Applying Social Psychology to Organizations
Applying Social Psychology to the Criminal Justice System
Applying Social Psychology to the Community
Applying Social Psychology to the Environment
Applying Social Psychology to Diversity
Applying Social Psychology to One���s Own Life
Applying Social Psychology to Personal Relationships
Applying Social Psychology to the Classroom
Applying Social Psychology to Positive Well-Being: Focus on Optimism
Author Index
Subject Index
About the Editors

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