Handbook of the Social Psychology of Inequality

Handbook of the Social Psychology of Inequality

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This volume provides the first comprehensive overview of social psychological research on inequality for a graduate student and professional audience. Drawing on all of the major theoretical traditions in sociological social psychology, its chapters demonstrate the relevance of social psychological processes to this central sociological concern. Each chapter in the volume has a distinct substantive focus, but the chapters will also share common emphases on: a€c The unique contributions of sociological social psychology a€c The historical roots of social psychological concepts and theories in classic sociological writings a€c The complementary and conflicting insights that derive from different social psychological traditions in sociology. This Handbook is of interest to graduate students preparing for careers in social psychology or in inequality, professional sociologists and university/college libraries.2011), a pattern of friendships particularly common for children from disadvantaged backgrounds. ... defending the neighborhood from incursions by outsiders (Harding 2009), and adopting neighborhood codes of violence ( Anderson 1999). ... be sporadic, unskilled, low-wage, and high-stress jobs, which do little to dissuade low-skill workers from crime (e.g., Crutchfield 1989; Fagan and Freeman 1999).

Title:Handbook of the Social Psychology of Inequality
Author:Jane McLeod, Edward Lawler, Michael Schwalbe
Publisher:Springer - 2014-08-18


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