The Psychology of Prosocial Behavior: Group Processes, Intergroup Relations, and Helping

Stefan Stürmer, Mark Snyder

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Abstract

The Psychology of Prosocial Behavior provides original contributions that examine current perspectives and promising directions for future research on helping behaviors and related core issues. • Covers contributions which deal explicitly with interventions designed to foster out-group helping (and to improve its quality) in real world settings • Provides the reader with a cohesive look at helping and prosocial behaviors using a combination of theoretical work with research on interventions in applied settings • Examines helping from multiple perspectives in order to recognize the diverse influences that promote actions for the benefit of others • Contributors to this volume include cutting-edge researchers using both field studies and laboratory experiments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Place of PublicationOxford, UK
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages450
ISBN (Print)9781405178815
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 6 2009

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