The Oxford Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology (Oxford Library of Psychology)

The Oxford Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology (Oxford Library of Psychology)

By: Kay Deaux (editor), Mark Snyder (editor)Paperback

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For decades, the relationship between personality psychology and social psychology has been defined by its contrasts: sometimes highly overlapping and intertwined, at other times conflicting and even competing. This contradiction has been ultimately counterproductive, as it has precluded the understanding of people as both individuals and social beings. The Oxford Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology captures the history, current status, and future prospects of personality and social psychology - presented not as a set of parallel accounts, but as an integrated perspective on the behavior of persons in social contexts. The contributors to this handbook were charged not only with presenting examples of work that crosses the boundaries of personality and social psychology, but also with thinking deeply and generatively about the ways in which a unified social-personality perspective can provide a greater understanding of the phenomena that concern psychological investigators. The chapters of this handbook weave together work from personality and social psychology, addressing both distinctive contributions and common ground. In so doing, the authors offer compelling evidence for the power and the potential of an integrated approach, as well as new suggestions and directions for research. This volume is a groundbreaking achievement for the field of psychology, one which promises to set the agenda for future generations of scholars.

About Author

Kay Deaux, Ph.D., is Distinguished Professor Emerita, CUNY Graduate Center, and Visiting Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, New York University. Mark Snyder, Ph.D., is McKnight Presidential Chair in Psychology, University of Minnesota, and is the Director of the Center for the Study of the Individual and Society.


1. Introduction to the Volume ; Mark Snyder and Kay Deaux ; Part One: Foundations of Personality and Social Psychology: Historical, Conceptual, and Methodological Perspectives ; 2. The Intertwined Histories of Personality and Social Psychology ; Thomas F. Pettigrew and Frances Cherry ; 3. Perspectives on the Person: Rapid Growth and Opportunities for Integration ; William Fleeson ; 4. Perspectives on the Situation ; Harry T. Reis and John G. Holmes ; 5. Behavior and Behavior Assessment ; Janice R. Kelly and Christopher R. Agnew ; 6. Neuroscience Approaches in Social and Personality Psychology ; David M. Amodio and Eddie Harmon-Jones ; 7. Evolutionary Perspectives ; Steven W. Gangestad ; 8. Context in Person, Person in Context: A Cultural Psychology Approach to Social-Personality Psychology ; Glenn Adams ; 9. Conceptual and Methodological Issues in the Analysis of Data from Dyads and Groups ; Deborah A. Kashy and M. Brent Donellan ; 10. Multilevel Modeling in Personality and Social Psychology ; Oliver Christ, Chris G. Sibley, and Ulrich Wagner ; Part Two: Substantive Areas Approached from Personality and Social Psychology Perspectives ; 11. Self and Identity: Dynamics of Persons and Their Situations ; Jennifer Crocker and Amy Canevello ; 12. Motivation and Goal Pursuit: Integration across the Social/Personality Divide ; Julie K. Norem ; 13. Five New Ideas about Emotion and Their Implications for Social-Personality Psychology ; Gerald L. Clore and Michael D. Robinson ; 14. Initial Impressions of Others ; James S. Uleman and S. Adil Saribay ; 15. Attitudes and Persuasion ; Icek Ajzen ; 16. From Help-giving to Helping Relations: Belongingness and Independence in Social Interaction ; Arie Nadler ; 17. Anti-Social Behavior in Individuals and Groups: An Empathy-focused Approach ; Emanuele Castano ; 18. Personality and Social Interaction: Interpenetrating Processes ; Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton and Ozlem Ayduk ; 19. Attachment Theory Expanded: A Behavioral Systems Approach ; Mario Mikulincer and Phillip R. Shaver ; 20. Person by Situation Perspectives on Close Relationships ; Jeffry A. Simpson and Heike A. Winterheld ; 21. Personality Influences on Group Processes: The Past, Present, and Future ; Craig D. Parks ; 22. Intergroup Processes: From Prejudice to Positive Relations between Groups ; Linda R.Tropp and Ludwin E. Molina ; Part Three: Life Domains ; 23. Personality, Social Psychology, and Psychopathology: Reflections on a Lewinian Vision ; Philip R. Costanzo, Rick H. Hoyle, and Mark R. Leary ; 24. Individual and Societal Well-being ; Shigehiro Oishi ; 25. Multiculturalism: Cultural, Social, and Personality Processes ; Veronica Benet-Martinez ; 26. Personality and Social Contexts as Sources of Change and Continuity across the Life Span ; Abigail J. Stewart and Kay Deaux ; 27. Leadership: A Person-In-Situation Perspective ; Daan van Knippenberg ; 28. Work and Organizations: Contextualizing Personality and Social Psychology ; David V. Day and Deidra J. Schleicher ; 29. A Person X Intervention Strategy Approach to Understanding Health Behavior ; Alexander J. Rothman and Austin S. Baldwin ; 30. Forensic Personality and Social Psychology ; Saul Kassin and Margaret Bull Kovera ; 31. The Psychology of Collective Action ; Lauren E. Duncan ; 32. Policy Implications ; Allen Omoto ; 33. Epilogue ; Kay Deaux and Mark Snyder

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  • ISBN13: 9780199364121
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 876
  • ID: 9780199364121
  • weight: 1486
  • ISBN10: 0199364125

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