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Yale University Institute of Human Relations

Works: 126 works in 316 publications in 1 language and 10,889 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Case studies  Periodicals 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: F215, 301.15
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Frustration and aggression by John Dollard( Book )
14 editions published between 1939 and 1967 in English and held by 974 libraries worldwide
In the preparation of this book two aspects of the work of the Institute of Human Relations are illustrated. The first is that of cooperative research. The second aspect which this book illustrates is that of following a procedure of inquiry which is well known but seldom used in the social sciences. The problem of aggressive behavior is here advanced one step along this road which all social inquiry that aspires to become truly scientific must eventually follow. This step has consisted partly in a more systematic formulation and further elaboration of the Frustration-Aggression hypothesis which had already been stated by Freud and others, and partly in bringing together a larger body of relevant illustrative material. It is therefore in the nature of a second approximation looking toward a scientific theory of aggressive behavior. It is published in its present tentative form in the hope that it will stimulate further inquiry not only at the Institute but elsewhere. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)
Social learning and imitation by Neal E Miller( Book )
8 editions published between 1941 and 1962 in English and held by 847 libraries worldwide
About the social aspects of human learning
New light on delinquency and its treatment : results of a research conducted for the Institute of Human Relations, Yale University by William Healy( Book )
18 editions published between 1936 and 1969 in English and held by 838 libraries worldwide
Sun Chief : the autobiography of a Hopi Indian by Don C Talayesva( Book )
11 editions published between 1942 and 1972 in English and held by 758 libraries worldwide
Don C. Talayesva of Oraibi, Arizona, the Sun Chief, was an individual caught between two cultures. He was born, and reared until he was ten, as a Hopi Indian, and then trained until twenty to be an American citizen. Although torn between two worlds, he returned to Hopiland, renounced Christianity, entered into tribal adulthood, joined secret socities, and worshiped the rain gods in elaborate rituals and dances. For Leo Simmons, a white man who was adopted as a clan brother, he finally wrote the story of his life in all its extraordinary detail. Dr. Simmons prepared this story for publication and has added a valuable introduction, supplemented and brought up to date by Robert V. Hine. -- from back cover
Citizens without work; a study of the effects of unemployment upon the workers' social relations and practices by E. Wight Bakke( Book )
15 editions published between 1940 and 1969 in English and held by 635 libraries worldwide
Becoming a Kwoma; teaching and learning in a New Guinea tribe by John Wesley Mayhew Whiting( Book )
9 editions published between 1941 and 1978 in English and held by 610 libraries worldwide
A social psychology of war and peace by Mark A May( Book )
10 editions published between 1943 and 1971 in English and held by 608 libraries worldwide
Caste and class in a southern town by John Dollard( Book )
6 editions published between 1937 and 1938 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
Analysis of the effects of long-established patterns of discrimination upon the Negro and white citizens of a single Southern town poses the general problem in the specific terms of social research
Smoke from their fires; the life of a Kwakiutl chief by Charles James Nowell( Book )
5 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
The life story of Charles James Nowell (Tlalis) a Kwakiutl chief, as told to C.S. Ford, who has edited the story and written the first chapter, "An introduction to Kwakiutl society." (p. 1-40)
Italian or American? The second generation in conflict by Irvin L Child( Book )
2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Social and economic aspects of Swedish population movements, 1750-1933 by Dorothy Swaine Thomas Thomas( Book )
5 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 302 libraries worldwide
The plans of men by Leonard W Doob( Book )
3 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
The unemployed worker; a study of the task of making a living without a job by E. Wight Bakke( Book )
5 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
Criteria for the life history, with analyses of six notable documents by John Dollard( Book )
10 editions published between 1935 and 2009 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
The element for which we are perennially seeking in the social sciences is a significant concept of the person to set off against our valuable formal descriptions of social life. This lack has served as an irritant leading to the elaboration of many schemes of social psychology and of much speculative thought about the individual. A more realistic effort emerging in many social science branches at about the same time has been the use of the life-history document as a method of filling the gap. In recent years increasing attention has been paid to life-history methods and many claimants for the attention of the scientific public have come forward. The value of the attempts so far has been to center attention on the life of the individual as an event worth the attention of social scientists; many useful though partial views have been developed. Despite the effort expended so far, the life history remains a much suspected tool of research and no comfortable certainty exists as to what an adequate life history document will eventually look like. This does not end the problem because in a number of fields the scientific worker is brought up against the necessity of making some kind of sense of material on the individual life. The life history is in reality a common task of a considerable number of fields. At the present time it plays a role in the teaching and research of sociology, psychology and psychiatry. By no means least of all, the social worker is concerned with the technique of taking and analyzing life-history materials, for she has pressed upon her every day the empirical necessities which make good judgment imperative. It is hoped that the criteria will be useful to all of these groups of workers. This book is intended to reduce confusion in the life-history field and to offer a blend structure of principles from the fields of cultural studies and clinical psychology. No innovations are attempted except those involved in re-thinking the problem of the life history from both of these standpoints. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2005 APA, all rights reserved)
The craving for superiority by Raymond Dodge( Book )
9 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
"This book represents an approach to a scientific doctrine of the craving for superiority expressing a synthesis of two points of view, one psychological and the other psychopathological with their respective traditions and aims. We hope that it may act as a stimulus, not only for a better understanding of an important group of mental phenomena, but also for a more comprehensive and precise description of these phenomena, and for sounder practical systems which take them into account. Especially should it operate as a corrective in both fields for hasty and ill-considered generalizations. We do not intend to suggest a panacea for the amelioration of all abnormal personalities and we wish to avoid an oversimplification of the mental and bodily conditions of the psychopath. We are of the opinion, however, that the craving for superiority and the feeling of superiority are important and almost universal factors in human psychology and are worth studying as such. Furthermore, we believe that the cooperative approach which is represented in this study is one method among others which may help in the difficult task of understanding human nature"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2007 APA, all rights reserved)
Mathematico deductive theory of rote learning; a study in scientific methodology by Clark Leonard Hull( Book )
11 editions published between 1940 and 1970 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
Union-management coöperation in the "stretch-out"; labor extension at the Pequot mills by R. Carter Nyman( Book )
6 editions published between 1934 and 1935 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Technology & labor; a study of the human problems of labor saving by Elliott Dunlap Smith( Book )
4 editions published between 1939 and 1942 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Yale University publications in anthropology by Yale University( serial )
in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
Insurance or dole? The adjustment of unemployment insurance to economic and social facts in Great Britain by E. Wight Bakke( Book )
6 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
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