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Title Altruism and helping behavior : social, personality, and developmental perspectives / edited by J. Philippe Rushton, Richard M. Sorrentino
Published Hillsdale, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 1981


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Description xv, 456 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Part I. Introduction -- Altruism and helping behavior : an historical perspective / J. Philippe Rushton and Richard M. Sorrentino -- Part II. Development of altruism -- The natural selection of altruism / Mark Ridley and Richard Dawkins -- The development of empathy / Martin L. Hoffman -- Socialization processes and the development of altruism / Joan E. Grusec -- Television as a socializer / J. Philippe Rushton -- Promoting positive behavior in schools, in other educational settings, and in the home / Ervin Staub -- Part III. Internal mediators of altruism -- Role-taking and altruism : when you put yourself in the shoes of another, will they take you to their owner's aid? / Dennis Krebs and Christine Russell -- Empathy : a source of altruistic motivation for helping? / Daniel Batson and Jay S. Coke -- A normative decision-making model of altrusim / Shalom H. Schwartz and Judith A. Howard -- Justice and altruism / Melvin J. Lerner and James R. Meindl -- Emotion and altruism / David L. Rosenhan ... [et al.] -- Part IV. Individual differences in altruism -- The altruistic personality / J. Philippe Rushton -- Derogation of an innocently suffering victim : so who's the "good guy"? / Richard M. Sorrentino -- Part V. Social constraints on helping -- The effects of group size on helping behavior / Bibb Latane, Steve A. Nida, David W. Wilson -- Constraints on helping behavior in an urban environment / Charles Korte -- The nature and organization of altruistic behavior among preschool children / F.F. Strayer -- Part VI. Consequences of helping -- Kidney donors revisited / Carl H. Fellner and John R. Marshall -- Extending altruism beyond the altruistic act : the mixed effects of aid on the help recipient / Jeffrey D. Fisher, Bella M. DePaulo, Arie Nadler -- Part VII. Overview -- Altruism and helping behavior : current perspectives and future possibilities / Richard M. Sorrentino and J. Philippe Rushton
Analysis Helping behavior
Notes Includes indexes
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and indexes
Includes indexes
Notes Also issued online
Subject Altruism.
Helping behavior.
Author Rushton, J. Philippe.
Sorrentino, Richard M.
LC no. 81009726
ISBN 0898591554