Handbook of Jealousy. Theory, Research, and Multidisciplinary Approaches

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  • 600 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Given its comprehensiveness and attention to both basic and applied issues, this is a volume that anyone wishing to understand the development of jealousy simply must consult. Highly
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Wiley–Blackwell s Handbook of Jealousy presents an informative and integrated portrait of the emerging areas of research on the nature of jealousy, as well as a forum for discussing the implications of these     findings for theories of emotional and socio–cognitive development. Through attention to jealousy s structure and function across age and cognitive status in humans and non–humans, within a range of social, cultural, and historical contexts, this carefully chosen compilation of 23 interdisciplinary articles captures the processes by which jealousy unfolds, as well as the familial, cultural, cognitive, and biological factors that drive its presentation.

A distinguished group of authors address a variety of relevant topics stimulated by recent advances in empirical and theoretical treatments across a range of disciplines. Original empirical papers based on new discoveries are included, along with intriguing theoretical papers and commentaries that address factors which influence or help explain jealousy s appearance and meaning. The articles also integrate new findings within extant literatures on a variety of topics, and carve out numerous new questions for stimulating further research. Journeying deep into the recesses of the human mind, the Handbook of Jealousy provides rich and profound insights into a powerful and universal emotion.

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Contributors viii

Preface xMaria Legerstee

Introduction 1Sybil L. Hart

Part I Background 5

1 Jealousy in Western History: From Past toward Present 7Peter N. Stearns

2 Loss, Protest, and Emotional Development 27Michael Lewis

3 Jealousy and Romantic Love 40Aaron Ben–Zeev

Part II Socio–Biological Foundations 55

4 The Ontogenesis of Jealousy in the First Year of Life: A Theory of Jealousy as a Biologically–Based Dimension of Temperament 57Sybil L. Hart

5 Neural Structures of Jealousy: Infants Experience of Social Exclusion with Caregivers and Peers 83Gabriela Markova, James Stieben, and Maria Legerstee

6 The Evolutionary Sources of Jealousy: Cross–Species Approaches to Fundamental Issues 101Jaak Panksepp

7 Sibling Rivalry in the Birds and Bees 121Scott Forbes

8 Green Eyes in Bio–Cultural Frames 144Vasudevi Reddy

Part III Cognitive Underpinnings 161

9 Social Bonds, Triadic Relationships, and Goals: Preconditions for the Emergence of Human Jealousy 163Maria Legerstee, Baila Ellenbogen, Tom Nienhuis, and Heidi Marsh

10 Jealousy in Infant Peer Trios: From Narcissism to Culture 192Ben S. Bradley

11 Parental Reports of Jealousy in Early Infancy: Growing Tensions between Evidence and Theory 235Riccardo Draghi–Lorenz

12 Jealousy in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) 267Nirit Bauminger

13 Is Jealousy a Complex Emotion? 293R. Peter Hobson

14 What Is Missing in the Study of the Development of Jealousy? 312Joseph J. Campos, Eric A. Walle, and Audun Dahl

Part IV Social–Emotional Foundations within the Parent Child Sibling Context 329

15 A Theoretical Model of the Development of Jealousy: Insight through Inquiry into Jealousy Protest 331Sybil L. Hart

16 Jealousy and Attachment: The Case of Twins 362R. M. Pasco Fearon, Marian J. Bakermans–Kranenburg, and Marinus H. van IJzendoorn

17 The Development of Sibling Jealousy 387Brenda L. Volling, Denise E. Kennedy, and Lisa M. H. Jackey

18 The Socialization of Sibling Rivalry: What s Love Got to Do? 418Sybil L. Hart

Part V Socio–Emotional Foundations within Other Eliciting Contexts 443

19 Family Triangular Interactions in Infancy: A Context for the Development of Jealousy? 445Elisabeth Fivaz–Depeursinge, Nicolas Favez, Chloe ´ Lavanchy Scaiola, and Francesco Lopes

20 Culture, Parenting, and the Development of Jealousy 477Heidi Keller and Bettina Lamm

21 Social Class, Competition, and Parental Jealousy in Children s Sports 498Noel Dyck

22 When Friends Have Other Friends: Friendship Jealousy in Childhood and Early Adolescence 516Jeffrey G. Parker, Sara A. Kruse, and Julie Wargo Aikins

23 Jealousy in Adulthood 547Christine R. Harris and Ryan S. Darby

Index 572

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Sybil L. Hart is a Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at Texas Tech University. Professor Hart is the recipient of the Chancellor s Council Award for Distinguished Research and the Presidential Book Award from Texas Tech University. Her groundbreaking studies on infant jealousy have been published in Infancy, Social Development, and Child Psychiatry and Human Development. She is also the author of Preventing Sibling Rivalry (2001). Her research on infant jealousy has been funded by the National Institutes of Health–National Institute of Mental Health (NIH–NIMH).

Maria Legerstee is a Professor in the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health, York University, Toronto, Canada, and the Director of the Centre for Research in Infancy. She is the recipient of the Dean s Award for Outstanding Research. Her research focuses on social cognitive development from infancy through early childhood. Professor Legerstee is also the author of Infants Sense of People: Precursors to a Theory of Mind (2005); co–editor of a special journal series with Vasu Reddy entitled What Does It Mean to Communicate for Infants? (2007); and co–editor of Early Socio–Cognitive Development: An Integrative Perspective with David Haley and Marc Bornstein (forthcoming). Professor Legerstee s research is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (Canada).

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