Book Review Books for Social Psychology

A Listmania! list by John M. Ford "johnDC" (near DC, MD USA)
The list author says: "This is a list of suggested books that students in a college Social Psychology class might read and use as the basis for a book review.

It is designed to be used with Social Psychology, 12th edition by Robert Baron, Nyla Branscombe and Donn Byrne. (This text is the first item in the list.) Two books are recommended for each of the 12 chapters"
Social Psychology (12th Edition)
1.  Social Psychology (12th Edition) by Robert A. Baron
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  "This is the current textbook for Social Psychology.  (It should not be chosen for a book review book.)"
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A History of Social Psychology: From the Eighteenth-Century Enlightenment to the Second World War
2.  A History of Social Psychology: From the Eighteenth-Century Enlightenment to the Second World War by Gustav Jahoda
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  "Connected to Chapter 1: Social Psychology"
$42.74   Used & New from: $15.99
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Methods of Research In Social Psychology
3.  Methods of Research In Social Psychology by Elliot Aronson
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  "Methods of Research In Social Psychology"
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Social Cognition: Making Sense of People
4.  Social Cognition: Making Sense of People by Ziva Kunda
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  "Connected to Chapter 2: Social Cognition"
$49.40   Used & New from: $4.96
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Social Cognition: Key Readings (Key Readings in Social Psychology)
5.  Social Cognition: Key Readings (Key Readings in Social Psychology) by David Hamilton
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  "Connected to Chapter 2: Social Cognition"
$60.75   Used & New from: $0.25
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Social Construction: A Reader
6.  Social Construction: A Reader by Mary Gergen
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  "Connected to Chapter 3: Social Perception"
$64.13   Used & New from: $24.91
1.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

First Impressions: What You Don't Know About How Others See You
7.  First Impressions: What You Don't Know About How Others See You by Ann Demarais
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  "Connected to Chapter 3: Social Perception"
$13.87   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Self-theories: Their Role in Motivation, Personality, and Development (Essays in Social Psychology)
8.  Self-theories: Their Role in Motivation, Personality, and Development (Essays in Social Psychology) by Carol S. Dweck
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  "Connected to Chapter 4: The Self"
$32.67   Used & New from: $25.51
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Self-Efficacy: Raising the Bar for All Students
9.  Self-Efficacy: Raising the Bar for All Students by Joanne Eisenberger
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  "Connected to Chapter 4: The Self"
$31.46   Used & New from: $5.00
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The Psychology of Attitudes and Attitude Change (Sage Social Psychology Program)
10.  The Psychology of Attitudes and Attitude Change (Sage Social Psychology Program) by Gregory R. Maio
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  "Connected to Chapter 5: Attitudes"
$59.85   Used & New from: $41.95
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Understanding Attitudes and Predicting Social Behavior
11.  Understanding Attitudes and Predicting Social Behavior by Icek Ajzen
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  "Connected to Chapter 5: Attitudes"
$64.25   Used & New from: $58.84
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Profiles, Probabilities, and Stereotypes
12.  Profiles, Probabilities, and Stereotypes by Frederick F. Schauer
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  "Connected to Chapter 6: Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Discrimination"
$24.57   Used & New from: $1.35
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Shattering the Stereotypes: Muslim Women Speak Out
13.  Shattering the Stereotypes: Muslim Women Speak Out by Fawzia Afzal-Khan
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  "Connected to Chapter 6: Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Discrimination"
$17.72   Used & New from: $0.01
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The Psychology of Physical Attraction
14.  The Psychology of Physical Attraction by Viren Swami
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  "Connected to Chapter 7: Interpersonal Attraction and Close Relationships"
$31.75   Used & New from: $10.00

The New Psychology of Love
15.  The New Psychology of Love by Robert J. Sternberg
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  "Connected to Chapter 7: Interpersonal Attraction and Close Relationships"
$18.90   Used & New from: $11.00
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Yes!: 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive
16.  Yes!: 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive by Robert B. Cialdini
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  "Connected to Chapter 8: Social Influence"
$9.28   Used & New from: $3.84
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (192 customer reviews)

Obedience to Authority: An Experimental View (Perennial Classics)
17.  Obedience to Authority: An Experimental View (Perennial Classics) by Stanley Milgram
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  "Connected to Chapter 8: Social Influence"
$11.77   Used & New from: $4.77
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil
18.  The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil by Philip G. Zimbardo
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  "Connected to Chapter 9: Prosocial Behavior"
$15.59   Used & New from: $8.76
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (182 customer reviews)

Why Empathy Matters: The Science and Psychology of Better Judgment
19.  Why Empathy Matters: The Science and Psychology of Better Judgment by J. D. Trout
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  "Connected to Chapter 9: Prosocial Behavior"
$12.75   Used & New from: $1.14
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

On Aggression (Harvest Book, Hb 291)
20.  On Aggression (Harvest Book, Hb 291) by Konrad Z. Lorenz
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  "Connected to Chapter 10: Aggression"
$17.02   Used & New from: $0.01
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Rage: A Step-by-Step Guide to Overcoming Explosive Anger
21.  Rage: A Step-by-Step Guide to Overcoming Explosive Anger by Ronald T. Potter-Efron
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  "Connected to Chapter 10: Aggression"
$13.66   Used & New from: $7.48
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Groupthink or Deadlock: When Do Leaders Learn from Their Advisors? (Suny Series on the Presidency: Contemporary Issues)
22.  Groupthink or Deadlock: When Do Leaders Learn from Their Advisors? (Suny Series on the Presidency: Contemporary Issues) by Paul Kowert
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  "Connected to Chapter 11: Groups and Individuals"
$29.95   Used & New from: $6.85

Social Facilitation (European Monographs in Social Psychology)
23.  Social Facilitation (European Monographs in Social Psychology) by Bernard Guerin
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  "Connected to Chapter 11: Groups and Individuals"
$44.99   Used & New from: $40.99

Criminal Profiling: Developing an Effective Science and Practice (Law and Public Policy: Psychology and the Social Sciences)
24.  Criminal Profiling: Developing an Effective Science and Practice (Law and Public Policy: Psychology and the Social Sciences) by Scotia J. Hicks
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  "Connected to Chapter 11: Social Psychology"
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Mental Health, Social Mirror
25.  Mental Health, Social Mirror by William Avison
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  "Connected to Chapter 11: Social Psychology"
$35.96   Used & New from: $28.24

Rumor Psychology: Social and Organizational Approaches
26.  Rumor Psychology: Social and Organizational Approaches by Nicholas DiFonzo
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  "Connected to Chapter 11: Social Psychology"
$15.66   Used & New from: $6.51
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