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Theories of Group Behavior

Author: Brian Mullen; George R Goethals
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer New York, 1987.
Series: Springer series in social psychology.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the fall of 1983, we began to organize a symposium entitled "General Social Psychological Theories of Group Behavior."

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Mullen; George R Goethals
ISBN: 9781461246343 1461246342
OCLC Number: 852789334
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 243 pages 13 illustrations).
Contents: 1. Introduction: The Study of Group Behavior --
Definition of the Group --
Topographical Aspects of Groups --
Temporal Aspects of Groups --
Overview of the Rest of the Book --
2. Social Comparison Theory: Self-Evaluation and Group Life --
The Origins of Social Comparison Theory --
A Modified Theory of Social Comparison Processes --
Social Comparison Processes in Specific Group Settings --
Conclusions --
3. Cognitive Dissonance Theory: Collective Actions and Individual Reactions --
Cognitive Dissonance Theory --
Cognitive Dissonance in Groups --
Applications --
Conclusion --
4. Self-Presentation Theory: Self-Construction and Audience Pleasing --
General Principles --
Operation of the Theory in Group Contexts --
Applications --
5. Drive Theory: Effects of Socially Engendered Arousal --
Presentation of the Theory --
Operation of the Theory in Group Contexts --
Applications --
Conclusion --
6. Social Impact Theory: A Social Forces Model of Influence --
General Principles --
Operations of the Theory in Group Contexts --
Applications --
7. Self-Attention Theory: The Effects of Group Composition on the Individual --
Presentation of the Theory --
Operation of the Theory in Group Settings --
Applications --
8. Social Cognition Theory of Group Processes --
Basic Concepts and Processes --
Social Cognition in Group Settings --
Conclusions --
9. Transactive Memory: A Contemporary Analysis of the Group Mind --
General Principles --
The Transactive Memory System --
Applications --
Conclusions --
10. Theories of Group Behavior: Commentary --
The Individual's Response to Social Forces --
Self-Validation in Groups --
Social Knowledge in Groups --
Group Decision Making: An Integrative Account --
Conclusion and Future Considerations --
Author Index.
Series Title: Springer series in social psychology.
Responsibility: edited by Brian Mullen, George R. Goethals.

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