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Editors: John A. Zebrowski
Book Description:
The contemporary concept of social perception is considered to be an umbrella term that includes various other traditional and related phenomena such as person perception, impression and attitude formation, social cognition, attribution, stereotypes, prejudice, social categorization, and social comparison and implicit personality theories. This book presents research on social perspectives and behavioral responses which follow. These include child perceptions, social class issues, perceived attractiveness theories, occupational prestige and related communication factors.

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Preface

Chapter 1. Children's Perceptions of Social Groups; pp. 1-45
(Drew Nesdale, Griffith Univ., Australia)

Chapter 2. Social Information Processing in Preschool Children: Preliminary Evidence Regarding a Promising New Assessment Tool; pp. 47-74
(Yair Ziv, Westat)

Chapter 3. Characteristics of Victims of Bullying: Implications for Research; pp. 75-94
(Tanya N. Beran, Univ. of Calgary, USA)

Chapter 4. Perceptions of Dangerous Situations and Victimization of Women With and Without Impairments; pp. 95-108
(Patricia P. Hughes, Oklahoma State Univ., USA, David Marshall and Claudine Sherrill, Texas Women's Univ., USA)

Chapter 5. Visual Stereotypes in an Eyewitness Context; pp. 109-126 (Joanna Pozzulo and Murray Weeks, Carleton Univ., Canada)

Chapter 6. Social Perception and the Social Class-Mental Illness Relationship: New Research or Beating a Dead Horse?; pp. 127-159
(Jon E. Roeckelein, Mesa College, USA)

Chapte 7. Cognitive Factors in the Prediction of Liking Social Groups: Prototypes, Predictability and Familiarity; pp. 161-179 (James B. Worthen and Susan Coats, Southeastern Louisiana Univ., USA and Richard P. McGlynn et al., Texas Tech Univ., USA)

Chapter 8. The Interaction Between Perceived Attractiveness and Implicit Theories on People's Inferences about Long-Term Relationships; pp. 181-192
(Scott F. Madey, Kristy Kappen and Jamie D. Hocker, Shippensburg Univ., USA)

Chapter 9. The Effects of Cognitive Complexity and Communication Apprehension on the Espression and Recognition of Sarcasm;
pp. 193-205
(Patricia Rockwell, Univ. of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA)

Chapter 10. Occupational Prestige Perceptions of Nursing and Physiotherapy: An International Survey; pp. 207-229
(Patricia A. Turner, Univ. of Teeside, UK and T. W. Allan Whitfield, Univ. of Technology, Australia)

Index

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2006
   ISBN: 1-60021-377-4
   Status: AV
  
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
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