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Author Aronson, Elliot, compiler

Title Social psychology / edited by Elliot Aronson [and] Robert Helmreich
Published New York : Van Nostrand, [1973]


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Description viii, 311 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series A Transaction/Society reader
Transaction - society readers
Transaction - society readers
Contents Part one: Socialization : acquiring beliefs and behaviors from the cultural context -- Psychosexual development / William Simon and John Gagnon -- Threat and obedience / Elliot Aronson -- Body image-male & female / Richard M. Kurtz -- The social construction of the second sex / Jo Freeman -- Testing masculinity in boys without fathers / Allan G. Barclay and D.R. Cusumano -- Part two: Beliefs, attitudes, and conversion : maintaining and changing one's values -- The consumer's changing image / Milton Rokeach -- Hippie morality-more old than new / Bennett M. Berger -- Authority in the comics / Arthur A. Berger -- Murder, juries, and the press / Rita James Simon -- Flying saucers are for people / H. Taylor Buckner -- Psychiatrist joins the movement / Robert Coles -- The making of a Black Muslim / John R. Howard -- Conversion to women's lib / Anita Lynn Micoss -- Part three: Individual and group influence on behavior : responding to interpersonal dynamics -- Conformity and commitment / Charles A. Kiesler -- Flattery will get you somewhere / Edward E. Jones -- The applied art of one-downmanship / Eugene A. Weinstein -- Putting the business world into a test tube / James A. Vaughan and Bernard M. Bass -- White gangs / Walter B. Miller -- Swinging in wedlock / Charles Palson and Rebecca Palson -- Part four: Closed environments : living in a sealed off society -- Sanctuary or prison -- responses to life in a mental hospital / Ailon Shiloh -- The mental hospital as a sane society / Eugene Talbot and Stuart C. Miller -- A case of ostracism -- and its unusal aftermath / David W. Olath and Yoshie Sugihara -- Together in isolation / William W. Haythorn and Irwin Altman -- Environmental stress and the maintenance of self-esteem / Robert Helmreich and Roland Radloff -- The psychological power and pathology of imprisonment / Philip G. Zimbardo -- Part five: Prejudice and scapegoating, viewing others through stereotypes -- Paradoxes of religious belief / Milton Rokeach -- Open occupancy -- what whites say, what they do / Gordon H. DeFriese and W. Scott Ford, Jr. -- How Southern children felt about King's death / James W. Clarke and John W. Soule -- The racist liberals -- an episode in a county jail / Lillian Rubin -- Are women prejudiced against women? / Philip Goldberg -- The condemnation and persecution of hippies / Michael W. Brown -- Scapegoats, villains, and disasters / Thomas E. Drabek and Enrico L. Quarantelli -- Fall guys in the Florentine flood / Stephen P. Koff -- Part six: Violence, conflict, and conflict resolution : opposing and being opposed -- Why gangs fight / James F. Short, Jr., and Fred L. Strodtbeck -- Confrontation at the Conrad Hilton / The Walker Commission -- The Violence Commission : internal politics and public policy / Jerome H. Skolnick -- The failure of fail-safe / John R. Raser -- Creative alternatives to a deadly showdown / Muzafer Sherif -- New ways to reduce distrust between the U.S. and Russia / Milton J. Rosenberg -- Part seven: Political behavior : sharing in collective decision-making -- Computers, polls, and public opinion -- some puzzles and paradoxes / Robert P. Abelson -- The best-known American / Fred I. Greenstein -- Dynamic young fogies -- rebels on the Right / Lawrence F. Schiff -- Life, time, and the fortunes of war / James D. Wright
Analysis Man Social behaviour
Notes Bibliography: p. 301-304
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 301-304
Subject Social psychology.
Author Helmreich, Robert, compiler
LC no. 73002864
ISBN 0442203578
OTHER TI Trans-action