Social Psychology Network

Maintained by Scott Plous, Wesleyan University

Social Psychology Textbooks

This page, sponsored with generous support from Routledge, lists more than 170 textbooks related to social psychology. For additional bibliographies, searchable catalogs, and other information, see:

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Table of Contents (click on a category of interest)
General Overviews:

  Introductory Social Psychology
  Applied Social Psychology
  Cross-Cultural Social Psychology
  Readings in Social Psychology
  Handbooks and Anthologies
Specific Research Areas:

  Attitudes, Persuasion, and Social Influence
  Social Cognition
  The Behavior of Groups
  Prejudice and Discrimination
  Violence, Aggression, and Conflict
  Organizational Behavior
  Interpersonal Relations and Intimacy
  Human Sexuality
  Gender Studies
  Emotion, Empathy, and Prosocial Behavior
  Other Topics Related to Social Psychology

General Overviews
Introductory Social Psychology:

Applied Social Psychology:

Cross-Cultural Social Psychology:

Readings in Social Psychology:

Handbooks and Anthologies:

Specific Research Areas
Attitudes, Persuasion, and Social Influence:

Social Cognition:

The Behavior of Groups:

Prejudice and Discrimination (also see

Violence, Aggression, and Conflict:

Organizational Behavior:

Interpersonal Relations and Intimacy:

Human Sexuality:

Gender Studies:

Emotion, Empathy, and Prosocial Behavior:

Other Topics Related to Social Psychology:

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