Publisher description for Applied social psychology / edited by Gun R. Semin & Klaus Fiedler.

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Comprehensive and timely, Applied Social Psychology offers an overview of the applications of social psychology to a wide range of issues in contemporary psychology. Featuring internationally renowned contributors, this text provides a coherent survey of the key developments in a range of fields. The chapters provide a framework of key topics that impinge in the applications of social psychology in society, such as language, attitudes, decision making, and survey research, as well as focus on major behavioral domains, including health and economic behavior. The text further explains the relationship between psychology and social institutions, such as the law and the media and addresses the broader social and cultural implications of contemporary social psychology, covering major issues such as violence, aging, and cross-cultural concerns. Applied Social Psychology provides core information for undergraduate and graduate-level students studying applied social psychology, social psychology, and social cognition.

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Social psychology.