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New Directions in Indian Psychology
Volume 1: Social Psychology

First Edition
Edited by:
  • Ajit K Dalal - Fulbright Scholar (1982), Retired Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Allahabad, Allahabad.
  • Girishwar Misra - University of Delhi, India

Other Titles in:
Social Psychology (General)

March 2002 | 446 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
This is the first volume in an important series entitled 'New Directions in Indian Psychology'. Its primary aim is to bring together the writings of Indian scholars who have contributed to the development of the discipline in the post-colonial period and given it a distinctive Indian voice. Volume 1 is devoted to social psychology, which has been one of the most fertile areas of research in India.
Series Note

 
Preface to Volume 1

 
Ajit K Dalal and Girishwar Misra
Social Psychology in India
Evolution and Emerging Trends

 
 
PART ONE: SOCIAL COGNITION
 
Introduction
Rekha Agarwal and Girishwar Misra
A Factor Analytic Study of Achievement Goals and Means
An Indian View

 
Rajeev Sharma and R C Tripathi
Teachers' Expectations and Attributions
The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy Cycle

 
Ajit K Dalal and Atul K Singh
The Role of Causal and Recovery Beliefs in the Psychological Adjustment to a Chronic Disease
K D Broota and Harish C Ganguli
Cultural Differences in Perceptual Selectivity
 
PART TWO: SOCIAL INFLUENCE PROCESSES
 
Introduction
Sudhir Kakar
The Themes of Authority in Social Relations in India
Jai B P Sinha
The n-Ach/n-Cooperation under Limited/Unlimited Resource Condition
Lila Krishnan
Justice Research
The Indian Perspective

 
Janak Pandey and Kayyum A Bohra
Ingratiation as a Function of Organizational Characteristics and Supervisory Styles
 
PART THREE: SOCIALIZATION AND INTERGROUP BEHAVIOUR
 
Introduction
Adarsh Sharma and S Anandalakshmy
Prejudice in the Making
Understanding the Role of Socialization

 
Emmanuel S K Ghosh and Rashmi Kumar
Hindu-Muslim Intergroup Relations in India
Applying Sociopsychological Perspectives

 
Durganand Sinha and Rama Charan Tripathi
Individualism in a Collectivist Culture
A Case for Coexistence of Opposites

 
 
PART FOUR: POVERTY AND DEPRIVATION
 
Introduction
Udai Pareek
Poverty and Motivation
Figure and Ground

 
Girishwar Misra
Deprivation and Cognitive Competence
 
PART FIVE: THE CHALLENGE OF SOCIETAL DEVELOPMENT
 
Introduction
Rama Charan Tripathi
Aligning Development to Values in India
Durganand Sinha
Psychology in Rural Areas
The Case of a Developing Country

 
Prayag Mehta
Public Activism for Human Development
Changing Social Psychology of Labouring People

 
Usha Kumar
Indian Women and Work
A Paradigm for Research

 
 
PART SIX: EMERGING PERSPECTIVES
 
Introduction
Ashis Nandy
The Politics of Application and Social Relevance in Contemporary Psychology
Girishwar Misra and Kenneth J Gergen
On the Place of Culture in Psychological Science
Index

 

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ISBN: 9780761995104
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