The Psychology of Prosocial Behavior: Group Processes, Intergroup Relations, and Helping

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The Psychology of Prosocial Behavior provides original contributions that examine current perspectives and promising directions for future research on helping behaviors and related core issues.* Covers contributions which deal explicitly with interventions designed to foster out-group helping (and to improve its quality) in real world settings* Provides the reader with a cohesive look at helping and prosocial behaviors using a combination of theoretical work with research on interventions in applied settings* Examines helping from multiple perspectives in order to recognize the diverse influences that promote actions for the benefit of others* Contributors to this volume include cutting-edge researchers using both field studies and laboratory experiments