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Psychology of Group Aggression, The

Publication Year:
2008
Edition:
1st
Author:
Goldstein, Arnold P.
Publisher:
Wiley
ISBN:
978-0-47-084515-8
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People in groups act aggressively as a group, not as a collection of individuals. The Psychology of Group Aggression's comprehensive journey starts with group dynamics theory and research by reviewing its relationship to aggression.
Arnold P. Goldstein provides a unique and valuable insight into the different types and levels of intensity of anti-social behavior, examines its causes and considers its costs. In separate chapters he considers low intensity aggression, including ostracism, hazing, teasing; mid-intensity, e.g. bullying, harassment; and high intensity aggression e.g. mobs and gangs. In a final section, he considers management and intervention techniques, both those widely employed and emerging methods.

An important work for both a pure and an applied audience, this will be a key reference for many, including clinical and forensic psychologists, psychiatrists, criminal justice workers, social psychologists and academics and students in criminology, psychology and sociology.
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OvidSP
Publisher:
Wiley
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Goldstein, Arnold P.
ISBN:
978-0-47-084515-8
Specialty:
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Psychology
Language:
English
Edition:
1st
Pages:
202
Publication Year:
2008

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