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An Introduction to Social Psychology
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An Introduction to Social Psychology (Paperback)

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This textbook will help students of psychology and related disciplines to understand the fundamentals of social psychology and its application in the Indian context

An Introduction to Social Psychology offers a thorough understanding of all basic concepts and methods of social psychology in a lucid and interactive manner. It enables readers to grasp the idea of the self or the individual in the social context and understand the recent developments in the area of applied social psychology.

The book is written for undergraduate and postgraduate students of social psychology, sociology, social works and other related disciplines. Every chapter begins with a well-defined set of learning objectives and includes review exercises and project-based activities. Readers would be introduced to the fundamentals and the emerging perspectives in the subject through numerous illustrations, exercises, activities, research data, case studies and links to further reading.

Key Features

* The language used emphasises clarity and avoids technical jargons to aid ease of understanding

* Covers current perspective, trends and research in social psychology, with a special focus on the Indian context

* Text supported by tables, figures and boxed-examples to aid in understanding and retention of concepts learned

* Inclusion of chapter-wise review questions and multiple choice questions to test learner's progress and comprehension of the subject

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPsychologySocial, group or collective psychologyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial welfare & social servicesSocial work Publisher: SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd Publication Date: 26/10/2017 ISBN-13: 9789386446831  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Dr Suhas Shetgovekar is presently an Associate Professor with Discipline of Psychology, IGNOU, New Delhi. She joined IGNOU as a Reader in December 2010. She is a Programme Coordinator for PhD programme in psychology and PhD programme in disability studies at IGNOU. She has earlier served as a Course Director at the Abbe Faria Post Graduate Department of Psychology, St. Xavier's College, Mapusa, Goa, and has been visiting faculty/resource person for institutions like Goa Institute of Management, National Institute of Construction Management and Research, Goa and Central Board for Worker's Education, Goa, and V. V Giri National Labour Institute, Noida. She completed her MA in psychology (gold medallist) and PhD from Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karnataka. She has been actively involved in teaching psychology, management and related subjects in varied institutions. She has conducted numerous training programmes on behavioural skills in various industries and organisations in Goa. She has presented and published papers on topics pertaining to health modernity, women-related issues, couple relationship, ethics in psychological research, culture and industrial and organisational psychology. She has co-authored Textbook of Parametric and Nonparametric Statistics with Professor Vimala Veeraraghavan (by Sage in 2016).

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