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A “Stranger” in the Holy Land

Phillip L. Hammack.

in Narrative and the Politics of Identity

December 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology. 26684 words.

This chapter outlines the author's own research practice designed to address the theoretical questions about culture, narrative, and identity posed in Chapter 1. But this chapter cannot...

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A (Short-Term) Counter-VDR Strategy

John Horgan.

in Divided We Stand

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology. 10744 words.

This chapter presents policy makers with a series of recommendations to consider in formulating a response to the dissidents. They include drawing a greater distinction between violence and...

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An Abbreviated Example

Antony Bryant.

in Grounded Theory and Grounded Theorizing

January 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology. 2367 words.

An example of the initial derivation of a Grounded Theory—based on a workshop of several PhD students describing their work and the process of researching. Discussion of the ways in which...

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The ABCs of Altruism

Elliott Sober.

in Altruism and Altruistic Love

April 2002; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology. 6223 words.

The term altruism for biologists means something different to psychologists and ordinary people. A trait is said to be evolutionarily altruistic by virtue of the effects it has on fitness....

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Abduction—No Longer an Alien Concept

Antony Bryant.

in Grounded Theory and Grounded Theorizing

January 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology. 6990 words.

A simple outline of inductive and deductive reasoning. Misleading explanations of induction in the GTM literature. The discussion of induction and GTM as an inductive method in The...

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Aberrations of Mourning

Laurence A. Rickels.

July 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Social Psychology. 424 pages.

This book is the first volume in the “unmourning” trilogy. Here, the text studies mourning and melancholia within and around psychoanalysis, analyzing the writings of such thinkers as...

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Abnormal Psychology

Robin Cautin.

in Psychology

P ublished online November 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Health Psychology; History and Systems in Psychology; Educational Psychology; Social Psychology. 3198 words.

Abnormal psychology is the subdiscipline of psychology concerned with aberrant behavior—its clinical description, etiology, developmental course, assessment, and treatment. Throughout...

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Abnormal Psychology

Paige H. Fisher, Susan Nolan and Magdalena Galazyn.

in The Oxford Handbook of Undergraduate Psychology Education

August 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Social Psychology; Clinical Psychology. 11810 words.

This chapter offers recommendations, evidence-based when possible, on teaching abnormal psychology in an effective and engaging manner. In the first section, we address issues related to...

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About the Study

Eric Anderson.

in The Monogamy Gap

February 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology. 5463 words.

This chapter describes the methods used in this research. It examines how data was sociologically collected and analyzed. It is suggested that the collective analysis of the 120 interviews...

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Academic Advising with a Developmentally Organized Web Site

Drew C. Appleby.

in Best Practices for Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning

February 2011; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology. 4222 words.

This chapter describes a website (http://www.psych.iupui.edu/undergraduate) developed by the author to provide online advising to students during the full course of their undergraduate...

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