• Anglický jazyk

Handbook of Social Resource Theory

Autor: Ali Kazemi

Our lives as human beings are characterized by production and use of social resources, material (e.g., money and physical possessions) as well as immaterial (such as love, knowledge, and power). Distribution and exchange of these resources are central to... Viac o knihe

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Our lives as human beings are characterized by production and use of social resources, material (e.g., money and physical possessions) as well as immaterial (such as love, knowledge, and power). Distribution and exchange of these resources are central to individuals' physical and mental health and quality of life.

Over the past four decades, Social Resource Theory (SRT) has evolved to build vital links between social psychology and public policy, providing a valuable lens for understanding and addressing social class, inequality, and injustice. The recent conceptual and theoretical developments and future prospects of this robust field are on full display in this Handbook of Social Resource Theory. An international, interdisciplinary panel of experts expands on the pioneering work of the late Dr. Uriel Foa and his wife Edna Foa, starting with the basic structure of SRT. The Handbook includes integrations of SRT with other social scientific frameworks, analyses of organizational and cultural issues, reports of empirical research using various methods, as well as applications to different areas including:
Social justice
Quality of life
Interpersonal relationships
Social dilemmas
Stress management
Work satisfaction
Cognitive development
Consumer behavior
Cross-cultural behavior



Covering human social transactions from the interpersonal to the intercultural levels, the Handbook of Social Resource Theory extends this relevant line of study to enhance the work of social psychologists, sociologists, anthropologists, political scientists, and public policy makers.
 "The Handbook presents the basic tenets of the social resource theory originated from the late Uriel Foa and provides a

  • Vydavateľstvo: Springer New York
  • Rok vydania: 2012
  • Formát: Hardback
  • Rozmer: 260 x 183 mm
  • Jazyk: Anglický jazyk
  • ISBN: 9781461441748

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