Social Cognition (Paperback)

An Integrated Introduction

By Martha Augoustinos, Iain Walker, Ngaire Donaghue

Sage Publications (CA), 9780761942191, 376pp.

Publication Date: June 15, 2006

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Description

This Second Edition of the critically acclaimed textbook Social Cognition: An Integrated Introduction represents a much more integrated and pedagogically developed account of its predecessor. At its heart, the authors examine the different theoretical and methodological accomplishments of the field by focusing on the four major and influential perspectives which have currency in social psychology today social cognition, social identity, social representations, and discursive psychology. A foundational chapter presenting an account of these perspectives is followed by topic-based chapters from the point of view of each perspective in turn, discussing commonalities and divergences across each of them. The result is a truly holistic approach that will stretch student s understanding of this exciting field and enrich their learning experience.