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The Sage Handbook of Applied Social Psychology


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Introduction - Darrin Hodgetts & Kieran O'Doherty Part 01: Culture, Race & Indigeneity Chapter 1: Acculturation & Its Application: A Conceptual Review and Analysis - Saba Safdar & Fons J.R. van se Vijver Chapter 2: Heritage and (In)Equality: Social Psychology Applied to Race - Tracy A. McFarlane Chapter 3: Decolonising Applied Social Psychology: Culture, Indigeneity and Coloniality - Christopher C. Sonn, Mohi R. Rua & Amy F. Quayle Part 02: Gender & Sexuality Chapter 4: Interventions to Reduce Violence Against Women: The Contribution of Applied Social Psychology - Paula C. Barata & Charlene Y. Senn Chapter 5: Trans* and gender diverse youth: Applied and critical social psychology working in the margins - Katrina Roen & Shiloh Groot Chapter 6: The social psychology of gender & sexuality: theory, application, transformation - Katherine Johnson & Antar Martinez Guzman Part 03: Politics Chapter 7: Avenues Towards an Applied Social Psychology of Democratic Citizenship - Colin Scott & Allison Harell Chapter 8: Critical social psychology of politics - Eleni Andreouli & Lia Figgou Chapter 9: Macropsychology: Challenging and changing social structures and systems to promote social inclusion - Malcolm MacLachlan, Joanne McVeigh, Tessy Huss & Hasheem Mannan Part 04: Health & Mental Health Chapter 10: Social cognitive approaches to health issues - Ben Giguere, R. Thomas Beggs & Fuschia Sirois Chapter 11: Critical health psychology: Applications for social action - Tracy Morison, Antonia Lyons, & Kerry Chamberlain Chapter 12: Community Based Mental Health in Cultural Contexts: From deinstitutionalisation to engaged and authentic community based care - Neil Drew & Michael Adams Part 05: Work Chapter 13: Social Cognition in the Workplace: The Future of Research on the Meaning of Work - Paul Maher, Deirdre O'Shea & Eric R. Igou Chapter 14: Applied Social Psychologies, the Neoliberal Labour-Market Subject and Critique - David Fryer Chapter 15: Standing Up for Sustainable Livelihoods: From Poverty to Prosperity - Stuart C. Carr Part 06: Ageing Chapter 16: Ageing in Context: Ageism in Action - Donatienne Desmette, Helene Henry & Stefan Agrigoroaei Chapter 17: Social policy and social identities for older people - Mary Breheny & Christine Stephens Chapter 18: Successful Ageing and Community - Wendy Wen Li & Alma Au Part 07: Communication Chapter 19: Social Cognition and Communication: From Attitudes and Persuasion to Cross-Cultural Psychology, Social Representations, Discourse, and the Technologies of Digital Influence - James H. Liu, Homero Gil de Zuniga & Trevor Diehl Chapter 20: Discursive Psychology as Applied Science - Eleftheria Tseliou, Olga Smoliak, Andrea LaMarreb, & Chris Quinn-Nilasb Chapter 21: Public Deliberation and Social Psychology: Integrating Theories of Participation with Social Psychological Research and Practice - Kieran C O'Doherty & Karla Stroud Part 08: Education Chapter 22: Applying Social Psychology to Education - Louise R. Alexitch Chapter 23: Critical Layering in Participatory Inquiry and Action: Praxis and Pedagogy in Seeking Educational Change - Anne Galletta Part 09: Environment Chapter 24: Using Social Psychology to Protect the Environment - Heather Barnes Truelove, P. Wesley Schultz, & Ashley Jade Gillis Chapter 25: The psychogeographical turn in applied social psychology - Alexander J. Bridger, Sophia Emmanouil & Rebecca Lawthom Chapter 26: Community and Participatory Approaches to the Environment - Bianca Dreyer & Manuel Riemer Part 10: Criminal Justice, Law & Crime Chapter 27: Social Psychology and Law - Fabiana Alceste, Aria Amrom, Johanna Hellgren & Saul M. Kassin Chapter 28: Critical social psychology and victims of crime: Gendering violence, risk and dangerousness in the society of captives - Mandy Morgan, Leigh Coombes, Stephanie Denne & Melissa Rangiwananga


This handbook is a gift to researchers, practitioners, students and citizens interested in improving the human condition. Through an artful integration of diverse approaches to specific social issues, the editors and contributors manage to combine basic and applied science with practical recommendations for action. The handbook covers issues of importance for modern society, ranging from culture, race, gender, inequality, politics, health, mental health, work, education, the environment and criminal justice. In short, there is something for everyone interested in using science to improve the well-being of individuals, institutions, and the global community. Based on cutting edge research, contributors distill the most relevant and useful recommendations for social change. I highly recommend this handbook to anyone concerned with the state of the human condition. -- Dr Isaac Prilleltensky
An exceptionally useful guide to Applied Social Psychology. Hodgetts and O'Doherty along with an impressive range of contributing authors showcase the latest thinking and research. Together they order the field in ways that stimulate and enrich. Essential reading for all interested in applied social cognition, critical and community psychology. -- Professor Margaret Wetherell

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