Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intergroup Processes

Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intergroup Processes

Editor(s): Rupert Brown, Samuel L. Gaertner

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631210627

Online ISBN: 9780470693421

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693421

About this Book

This volume will provide an authoritative, state of the art overview of the field of intergroup processes. The volume is divided into nine major sections on cognition, motivation, emotion, communication and social influence, changing intergroup relations, social comparison, self-identity, methods and applications.


  • Provides an authoritative, state of the art overview of the field of intergroup processes.
  • Divided into nine major sections on cognition, motivation, emotion, communication and social influence, changing intergroup relations, social comparison, self-identity, methods and applications.
  • Written by leading researchers in the field.
  • Referenced throughout and include post-chapter annotated bibliographies so readers can access original research articles in order to further their study.
  • Now available in full text online via xreferplus, the award-winning reference library on the web from xrefer. For more information, visit www.xreferplus.com

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Sociocognitive Processes

  2. Part II: Motivation

  3. Part III: Prejudice

  4. Part IV: Language and Influence

  5. Part V: Social Comparison

  6. Part VI: Cultural Influence

  7. Part VII: Changing Intergroup Relations

  8. Part VIII: Applications

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