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The Social Psychology of Personal Relationships. Edition No. 1. Social & Personal Relationships

  • ID: 2248354
  • Book
  • April 2000
  • 312 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
The Social Psychology of Personal Relationships provides a conciseand highly readable introduction to the major social psychologicalperspectives on the study of personal relationships. Thecontributors, all internationally recognized scholars in theirrespective fields, address the study of personal relationships fromthe following key social psychological perspectives:

attachment theory

evolutionary psychology

interdependence relations

interracial relationships

self-expansion theory

self-presentation theory
This important text also contains an innovative chapter on how toanalyze data from dyadic relationship studies, along withmeta-theoretical commentaries by Ickes and Duck, and by Acitelli,Duck and West.
A useful reference for professionals whose research and/orclinical practice focuses on personal relationships, this book isalso intended for advanced students in the areas of socialpsychology, clinical and counseling psychology, communicationstudies, family studies and sociology courses.

The Social Psychology of Personal Relationships is one of a seriesof paperbacks dedicated to the study and application of processesby which individuals relate to each other in social and familysettings. Each book provides an expanded and up-to-date version ofa section in the original Handbook of Personal Relationships(second edition) edited by Steve Duck.
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Personal Relationships and Social Psychology (W. Ickes & S.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 withRespect (R. Gonzalez & D. Griffin).

Embracing the Social in Personal Relationships and Research (L.Acitelli, et al.).


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Steve Duck
William Ickes
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