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Handbook of social comparison: theory and research

Author: Suls, Jerry ; Wheeler, Ladd Series: Plenum series in social/clinical psychology Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000. ; Plenum Publishers 2000.Language: EnglishDescription: 504 p. : Graphs ; 28 cm.ISBN: 0306463415Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Handbook of Social Comparison Theory and Research Contents PART I. INTRODUCTION Chapter 1. A Selective History of Classic and Neo-Social Comparison Theory Jerry Suls and Ladd Wheeler 3 PART II. FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIAL COMPARISON Chapter 2. Interpreting and Inventing Social Reality: Attributional and Constructive Elements in Social Comparison ...................................................................... 23 George R. Goethals and William M. P Klein Chapter 3. Stability of Related Attributes and the Inference of Ability through Social Comparison ..................................................................................................... 45 William P. Smith and Gudmundur B. Arnkelsson Chapter 4. "Can I Do X?": Using the Proxy Comparison Model to Predict Performance ..................................................................................................................................... 67 Rene Martin Chapter 5. Social Comparison and Influence in Groups .................................................. 81 Donelson R. Forsyth Chapter 6. Opinion Comparison: The Role of the Corroborator, Expert, and Proxy in Social Influence ........................................................................................................ 105 Jerry Suls Chapter 7. Self-Evaluation Maintenance and Evolution: Some Speculative Notes ................................................................................................................................................ 123 Steven R. H. Beach and Abraham Tesser Chapter 8. Individual Differences in Social Comparison................................................. 141 Ladd Wheeler x CONTENTS Chapter 9. Among the Better Ones: Upward Assimilation in Social Comparison .................................................................................................................................. 159 Rebecca L. Collins Chapter 10. Assimilative and Contrastive Emotional Reactions to Upward and Downward Social Comparisons ................................................................................... 173 Richard H. Smith Chapter 11. Examining Social Comparisons with the Test Selection Measure: Opportunities for the Researcher and the Research Participant ................................ 201 Joanne V. Wood Chapter 12. Social Comparison: Lessons from Basic Research on Judgment Douglas H. Wedell and Allen Parducci 223 Chapter 13. Consequences of Social Comparison: Selective Accessibility, Assimilation, and Contrast ...................................................................................................... 253 Thomas Mussweiler and Fritz Strack Chapter 14. Evaluating Social Comparison Targets ......................................................... 271 Mark D. Alicke Chapter 15. Social Comparison, Affiliation, and Emotional Contagion under Threat ............................................................................................................................................ 295 James A. Kulik and Heike I. M. Mahler PART HI. RELATED SOCIAL PHENOMENA Chapter 16. The Projective Perception of the Social World: A Building Block of Social Comparison Processes ........................................................................................... 323 Joachim Krueger Chapter 17. Social Judgment as Implicit Social Comparison ....................................... 353 David Dunning Chapter 18. Comparing Comparisons: An Integrative Perspective on Social Comparison and Counterfactual Thinking ......................................................................... 379 James M. Olson, Oswald Buhrmann, and Neal J. Roese PART IV. APPLICATIONS Chapter 49. Social Identity and Social Comparison ......................................................... 401 Michael A. Hogg CONTENTS xi Chapter 20. Social Comparison and Fairness: A Counterfactual Simulations Perspective ...................................................................................................................................... 423 Robert Folger and Edward Eliyahu Kass Chapter 21. Social Comparison Processes in Health and Illness ................................ 443 Howard Tennen, Tara Eberhardt McKee, and Glenn Affleck PART V. COMMENTARY Chapter 22. Toward an Enlightenment in Social Comparison Theory: Moving beyond Classic and Renaissance Approaches ................................................. 487 Bram P. Buunk and Frederick X. Gibbons Index ................................................................................................................................................. 501

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