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Aggression (Patterns in Literary Art, 15)
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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.
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.
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
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