Shyness and Embarrassment
Perspectives from Social Psychology
Edited by W. Ray Crozier
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Shyness and Embarrassment by W. Ray Crozier
Book DescriptionIn this 1990 volume leading international researchers draw upon a variety of perspectives on the study of shyness and embarrassment, shame, blushing and self-consciousness. The contributors conceive of shyness and embarrassment as widely shared everyday experiences in which the desired routine flow of social interaction is inhibited by self-consciousness and feelings of discomfort or foolishness. The dominant position within social psychology - that these are aspects of social anxiety - is both attacked and defended. The role of unwelcome self-referential thoughts in the experience of the social emotions is critically evaluated in terms of objective self-awareness, social anxiety, and impression management theories. This engaging volume will appeal to all of those interested in psychology - particularly in personality theory, social and clinical psychology, and the study of the self - and to students and teachers of communication studies and related disciplines.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521355292
(204mm x 159mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 27-Jul-1990
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author W. Ray Crozier
Psychological Significance of the Blush, Paperback (July 2015)
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Shyness and Embarrassment, Paperback (December 2010)
Leading international researchers draw upon a variety of perspectives on the study of shyness and embarrassment, shame, blushing and self-consciousness.
Blushing and the Social Emotions, Hardback (March 2006)
The blush involves a visible, involuntary, and uncontrollable change in the face that can express feelings, reveal character, influence others, and, for those individuals who fear blushing, cause anxiety. This book provides a synthesis of research, locating blushing within the context of the 'social emotions' of embarrassment, shame, and shyness.
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Essentials of Social Anxiety is a shorter, revised paperback edition of The International Handbook of Social Anxiety, focusing on developmental and clinical perspectives. It is organized into two parts: The Development of Social Anxiety; and Clinical Perspectives and Interventions.
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