This authoritative, state of the art overview of the field of intergroup processes is divided into nine major sections on cognition, motivation, emotion, communication and social influence, changing intergroup relations, social comparison, self-identity, methods and applications. Includes 25 specially commissioned chapters offer unparalleled coverage of the whole field of intergroup processes. A carefully chose team of authors from around the world ensures a truly international perspective. Fully referenced chapters include bibliographies for easy access to further study. This handbook is essential reading for upper-level students looking for succinct overviews and for researchers seeking an authoritative definition of the field, which also indicates likely future trends.
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Author Biography - Rupert Brown
Rupert Brown is Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Kent. He has written widely in the field of group and intergroup processes, his publications including Group Processes (Blackwell, 2000) and Prejudice (Blackwell, 1995). Sam Gaertner is Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Delaware. He has published numerous articles on intergroup relations and has recently complete the volume Reducing Intergroup Bias (with J. Dovidio, 2000). His study of racism among 'well-intentioned' people won the Gordon Allport intergroup relations prize.