Details the contributions of sociology to the field of psychology.
Written by a team of sociologist, Social Psychology: Sociological Perspectives, 3/e introduces readers to social psychology by focusing on the contributions of sociology to the field of social psychology.
The text discusses the field of sociological social psychology in terms of its three major dimensions: symbolic interactionism, social structure and personality, and group processes. Within each chapter, each major topic is examined from each of these perspectives.
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Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:
- Identify the contributions of sociology to the field of psychology.
- Discuss the field of sociological social psychology in terms of its three major dimensions: symbolic interactionism, social structure and personality, and group processes.
Table of contents
Part I Perspectives and Methods
Chapter 1 Introduction to Sociological Social Psychology
Chapter 2 Perspectives in Sociological Social Psychology
Chapter 3 Studying People
Part II The Individual in Society
Chapter 4 The Social Psychology of Stratification
Chapter 5 Self and Identity
Chapter 6 Socialization over the Life Course
Part III Areas of Social Life
Chapter 7 The Social Psychology of Deviance
Chapter 8 Mental Health and Illness
Chapter 9 Attitudes, Values, and Behaviors
Chapter 10 The Sociology of Sentiment and Emotion
Chapter 11 Collective Behavior
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