The Psychological Study of Group Processes and Intergroup Relations in Prosocial Behavior: Past, Present, Future

Stefan Stürmer, Mark Snyder

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

7 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Psychology of Prosocial Behavior
Subtitle of host publicationGroup Processes, Intergroup Relations, and Helping
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9781405178815
StatePublished - Nov 6 2009


  • Altruism, helping, and social solidarity
  • Behaviors-classified as negative and antisocial
  • Community-based volunteerism in US and Western European countries-response to AIDS crisis
  • Helping behavior and intergroup discrimination
  • Hostile competition-main driving force in intergroup behavior
  • Psychological study of group processes and intergroup relations in prosocial behavior
  • Role of group processes in prosocial behavior
  • Study of volunteerism-form of prosocial behavior
  • Theories of intragroup and intergroup behavior and prosocial behavior
  • Theory and research on prosocial behavior and group processes and intergroup relations

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