- attachment theory
- evolutionary psychology
- interdependence relations
- interracial relationships
- self–expansion theory
- self–presentation theory
A useful reference for professionals whose research and/or clinical practice focuses on personal relationships, this book is also intended for advanced students in the areas of social psychology, clinical and counseling psychology, communication studies, family studies and sociology courses.
The Social Psychology of Personal Relationships is one of a series of paperbacks dedicated to the study and application of processes by which individuals relate to each other in social and family settings. Each book provides an expanded and up–to–date version of a section in the original Handbook of Personal Relationships (second edition) edited by Steve Duck.
An Evolutionary Perspective on Human Relationships (D. Kenrick & M. Trost).
A Process Model of Adult Attachment Formation (D. Zeifman & C. Hazan).
Perspectives on Interracial Relationships (S. Gaines & W. Ickes).
Interdependence in Personal Relationships (C. Rusbult & X. Arriaga).
Self–expansion Motivation and Including Other in the Self (A. Aron & E. Aron).
Self–presentational Perspectives on Personal Relationships (M. Leary & R. Miller).
Methods of Studying Close Relationships (W. Ickes).
On the Statistics of Interdependence: Treating Dyadic Data with Respect (R. Gonzalez & D. Griffin).
Embracing the Social in Personal Relationships and Research (L. Acitelli, et al.).