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Aggression (Patterns in Literary Art, 15)

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Publisher Comments:

Written by an internationally recognized leader in the empirical investigation of the psychology of aggression, AGGRESSION: ITS CAUSES, CONSEQUENCES AND CONTROL focuses primarily on the social psychology of aggressive behaviors. The book provides coverage of laboratory, field, and survey research findings in the field as well as an integrated analysis of the significance of these findings. Aimed at the intelligent lay person as well as students and professionals in the field, the author employs a clear and accessible style to present a critical evaluation of the host of theories about the "whys" of aggression. AGGRESSION provides its reader with important insights into the reasons for and possible prevention of one of the most pressing problems in our society. This title is part of The McGraw-Hill series in Social Psychology.

Synopsis:

This text focuses primarily on the social psychology of aggressive behaviours. It provides coverage of contrasting laboratory, field, and survey research findings by various researchers, as well as an integrated analysis of the significance of these findings.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 437-462) and indexes.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: The Problem of Aggression

PART ONE: EMOTIONAL AGGRESSION

CHAPTER 2: Effects of Frustration

CHAPTER 3: We're Nasty When We Feel Bad

CHAPTER 4: Does Thinking Make It So?

PART TWO: AGGRESSIVE PERSONALITIES

CHAPTER 5: The Identification of the Violence Prone

CHAPTER 6: The Development of Violence Proneness

PART THREE: VIOLENCE IN SOCIETY

CHAPTER 7: Violence in the Media

CHAPTER 8: Domestic Violence

CHAPTER 9: Murder

PART FOUR: CONTROLLING AGGRESSION

CHAPTER 10: Punishment and Societal Control

CHAPTER 11: Psychological Procedure

PART FIVE: SOME SPECIAL QUESTION

CHAPTER 12: Biology and Aggression

CHAPTER 13: Aggression in the Laborator

PART SIX: CONCLUSION

CHAPTER 14: Some Lessons to be Draw

Product Details

ISBN:
9780070048744
Author:
Berkowitz, Leonard
Publisher:
Libri
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Social Psychology
Subject:
Personality
Subject:
Violence
Subject:
Aggressiveness
Subject:
Aggression,Violence,Violence Prone,AGGRESSIVE PERSONALITIES,Nasty,Frustration,EMOTIONAL Aggression,CONTROLLING,SOCIETY,Draw,Lessons,SPECIAL QUESTION
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Series:
Patterns in Literary Art, 15
Series Volume:
no. 4
Publication Date:
19921101
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
9.27x6.41x1.07 in. 1.60 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This text focuses primarily on the social psychology of aggressive behaviours. It provides coverage of contrasting laboratory, field, and survey research findings by various researchers, as well as an integrated analysis of the significance of these findings.
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