Orientation in social psychology. by F. W Fraser

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OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm. Contents: The role of theory in social psychology --The subject matter of social psychology --Theoretical approaches to social psychology --The nature of theory --Concluding comment --The approach of Gestalt psychology --Theoretical orientation of Gestalt psychologists --Characteristics of good perceptual organization.

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Habashi2, Ida Ngambeki3, and Demetra Evangelou3 Abstract Individuals differ in their orientation toward the people and things in their environment. Social dominance orientation (SDO) is a personality trait which predicts social and political attitudes, and is a widely used social psychological scale.

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