Historical Social Psychology (Psychology Revivals)

Historical Social Psychology (Psychology Revivals)

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The vast majority of research in social psychology focuses on momentary events: an attitude is changed, dissonance is reduced, a cognition is primed, and so on. Little attention is a paid to the unfolding of events over time, to social life as an ongoing process in which events are related in various ways as life unfolds. Originally published in 1984, Historical Social Psychology opens a space for theory and research in which temporal process is central. Contributors to this broad-ranging work provide a rich range of perspectives, from the theoretical to the methodological, from micro-sequences to the life-span, and from contemporary history to the long durAce. Together, these authors set the stage for a major shift in the focus of social psychological inquiry.Barnes, H. E. Historical sociology: Its origins and development. New York: Philosophical Library, 1948. Bern, S. L. Psychology looks at sex roles: Where have all the androgynous people gone? Paper presented at the UCLA Symposium onanbsp;...

Title:Historical Social Psychology (Psychology Revivals)
Author:Kenneth Gergen, Mary Gergen
Publisher:Psychology Press - 2014-01-27


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