Applied Social Psychology in India

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Girishwar Misra
SAGE Publications, Aug 1, 1990 - Psychology - 320 pages
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"The volume fills an important gap that exists in social-psychological research in India. The contributors present different perspectives. However, the unitary theme of social relevance and interdisciplinary perspective is highlighted. The contributors have provided some suggestions, but they have also indicated the anomalies in our social system. This adds to the merit of the book from a broader perspective. --Indian Psychological Abstracts and Reviews Providing a lively introduction to the field, Applied Social Psychology in India, represents the shift from laboratory-oriented research to problem-oriented naturalistic research. It provides a comprehensive analysis of research on deprivation, poverty, competence, population, political behavior, achievement motivation, social tension, and multilingualism.

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