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The Oxford handbook of social psychology and social justice

By: Hammack, Phillip L. (Professor of Psychology, Professor of Psychology, University of California, Santa Cruz)(Edited by)

Part of the Oxford Library of Psychology series
0199938733 / 9780199938735
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United States
27 cm xviii, 480 pages : illustrations (black and white)
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The twentieth century witnessed not only the devastation of war, conflict, and injustice on a massive scale, but it also saw the emergence of social psychology as a discipline committed to addressing these and other social problems.

In the 21st century, however, the promise of social psychology remains incomplete.

We have witnessed the reprise of authoritarianism and the endurance of institutionalized forms of oppression such as sexism, racism, and heterosexismacross the globe.

Edited by Phillip L. Hammack, The Oxford Handbook of Social Psychology and Social Justice reorients social psychology toward the study of social injustice in real-world settings.

The volume's contributing authors effectively span the borders between cultures and disciplines to better highlight new and emerging critical paradigms that interrogate the very real consequences of social injustice. United in their belief in the possibility of liberation from oppression, with this Handbook, Hammack and his contributors offer a stirring blueprint for a new, important kind of social psychology today.


JKSN2 Counselling & advice services, JMH Social, group or collective psychology, JNC Educational psychology

Our price£112.50