9781516539703-1516539702-Explaining Social Psychology to a Sociologist

Explaining Social Psychology to a Sociologist

ISBN-13: 9781516539703
ISBN-10: 1516539702
Author: Warehime, M. Nicole
Publication date: 2018
Publisher: Cognella Academic Publishing
Format: Paperback 372 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781516539703
ISBN-10: 1516539702
Author: Warehime, M. Nicole
Publication date: 2018
Publisher: Cognella Academic Publishing
Format: Paperback 372 pages

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Acknowledged authors Warehime, M. Nicole wrote Explaining Social Psychology to a Sociologist comprising 372 pages back in 2018. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1516539702 and 9781516539703. Since then Explaining Social Psychology to a Sociologist textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 2.52 or rent at the marketplace.

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Comprised of carefully selected readings, Explaining Social Psychology to a Sociologist introduces students to the field of social psychology from a sociological perspective. The anthology demonstrates how psychology and sociology are bridged by social psychology. Students learn how the study of social behaviors, and more specifically, the patterns of those social behaviors in groups, can help us better understand the inherent relationship between individuals and society.

The anthology is divided into five units. Unit I introduces readers to social psychology through readings that explore the sociological mindset, how humans develop a sense of individuality, and research methods commonly used in the field. In Unit II, students learn about nature and nurture, socialization through interaction, and the formation of identity. Unit III focuses on the concept of morality and contains readings on altruism, aggression, and decision-making. In Unit IV, students read about control theory, crime, attraction, and social attitudes in the physical world. The final unit delves into group dynamics and explores crowd behavior and conformity.

Engaging and effective, Explaining Social Psychology to a Sociologist is well suited for foundational courses in social psychology.

M. Nicole Warehime is an associate professor of sociology, gerontology, and substance abuse studies at the University of Central Oklahoma. She earned her doctoral and master’s degrees in sociology from the University of Oklahoma. Dr. Warehime is a past president of the Oklahoma Sociological Association and serves on the Nominations and Recruitment committees for the International Society for Research on Aggression. Her research explores aggression and violence prevention, child health and well-being, interpersonal violence, and health insurance and the family.

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