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Author Lindesmith, Alfred R. (Alfred Ray), 1905-

Title Social psychology / Alfred R. Lindesmith, Anselm L. Strauss, Norman K. Denzin
Edition Eighth edition
Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. ; London : SAGE, 1999


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  302 Lin/Sps 1999  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 475 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents The Social Psychological Imagination -- The Field of Social Psychology -- A Definition of the Field -- The Existential Focus -- The Narrative Turn in Social Psychology -- Basic Social Processes -- The Social Psychological Imagination -- Symbolic Interactionism -- Communication as Culture -- Gendered Identities -- What Symbolic Interactionists Do Not Like -- Behaviorism and Mind-Body Dualism -- Interpretive Versus Cognitive Social Psychologies -- Primate Visions and Human Symbolic Behavior -- The Evolutionary Setting of Human Behavior -- The Evolution of Social Behavior -- Sociobiology -- The Behavior of Chimpanzees -- The History of Primate Research, Sociobiology, and Chimp Language Studies -- Symbolic Environments and Cognitive Structures -- Social Worlds, Symbolic Coordinates, and Fictions -- Social Structure and Language -- The Nature of Language -- Semiotics and Symbolic Interactionism -- The Categorical, or Language, Attitude -- The Nature of Language: Signs and Symbols -- Internalized Speech and Thought -- The Metaphysics of Presence -- Speech as Discourse -- Language, Groups, and Social Structure -- Consensus and Human Groups -- Listening and Comprehending -- Language and the Social Structure of Thought -- Symbolic Behavior as Shared Behavior -- Humor, Interaction, and the Resources of Language -- Daydreaming and Dreaming -- Metaphor, Analogy, Flexibility of Thought, and Metonymy -- Emotions and the Naming Process -- The Body and Pain -- Emotional Experience -- The Linguistic Aspect of Human Emotions
Summary The eighth edition of this classic introduction to social psychology has been significantly revised to take into account changes in the field, such as new theories on sexuality, identity, deviance and the body
Analysis Sozialpsychologie ; SWD-ID: 40558915
Notes Previous ed.: Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1991
Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 437-462) and index
Subject Social psychology.
Author Denzin, Norman K.
Strauss, Anselm L.
LC no. 98058146
ISBN 0761907459 cloth acid-free paper
0761907467 paperback acid-free paper