The Social Outcast
Ostracism, Social Exclusion, Rejection, and Bullying
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Social Outcast by Kipling D. Williams
Book DescriptionThis book focuses on the ubiquitous and powerful effects of ostracism, social exclusion, rejection, and bullying. Human beings are an intrinsically gregarious species. Most of our evolutionary success is no doubt due to our highly developed ability to cooperate and interact with each other. It is thus not surprising that instances of interpersonal rejection and social exclusion would have an enormously detrimental impact on the individual. Until 10 years ago, however, social psychology regarded ostracism, rejection and social exclusion as merely outcomes to be avoided, but we knew very little about their antecedents and consequences, and about the processes involved when they occurred. Furthermore, the literatures of ostracism, social exclusion and rejection have not until now included discussions of the bullying literature.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781841694245
(229mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Psychology Press Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Kipling D. Williams
Psychology of Social Conflict and Aggression, Hardback (April 2011)
This text provides an up-to-date integration of some of the most recent developments in social psychological research on social conflict and aggression, one of the most perennial and puzzling topics in all of psychology.
Social Judgments, Paperback (February 2011)
This book presents key research by leading international researchers on the psychology of social judgments.
Social Motivation, Paperback (June 2009)» View all books by Kipling D. Williams
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Author Biography - Kipling D. Williams
University of New South Wales, Australia
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