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Turner, Ralph H.

Overview
Works: 56 works in 260 publications in 4 languages and 6,179 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree
Classifications: HM251, 301.15
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Most widely held works by Ralph H Turner
Social psychology; the study of human interaction by Theodore M Newcomb( Book )

77 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Of the writing of texts in social psychology there is no end. The author or each of them believes that he has a special justification for offering his own particular version of the common theme, and I am no exception to this general rule. Perhaps I can formulate the raison d'etre of this volume by outlining a little of its history and by expressing my indebtedness to a few of the individuals from whom its main ideas have been borrowed. These and other converging influences have led me to frame nearly every kind of social-psychological problem in terms of psychological processes which take their particular form from the interactional context in which they occur. And I have come to see group memberships as providing the sine qua non for specifying the interactional context of human social behavior. Groups provide their members with shared frames of reference--particularly in the form of positions and roles, in terms of which they perceive themselves as well as one another. So little social behavior is immune to such shared influences, and so much of it is very largely determined by them, that I have come to accord them a central place in my own thinking. I hope that, in so doing, I have not fallen into the fallacy of assuming that social behavior springs merely from the interiorizing of social norms. This would be quite as disastrous as to ignore social norms altogether. At any rate, this point of view has led me to view social behavior as occurring on the part of biological organisms which are also group members. To understand it we must study both individual life and group life, in terms of a single body of coherent concepts and principles. I have therefore tried to sketch an outline of the psychology of group membership in a way which is neither merely psychological nor merely sociological but which, I hope, may contribute to the growth of a body of concepts and principles of truly social-psychological nature"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)
Collective behavior by Ralph H Turner( Book )

43 editions published between 1957 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On social control and collective behavior. Selected papers by Robert Ezra Park( Book )

33 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family interaction by Ralph H Turner( Book )

11 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The social context of ambition : a study of high-school seniors in Los Angeles by Ralph H Turner( Book )

8 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waiting for disaster : earthquake watch in California by Ralph H Turner( Book )

9 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Self, collective behavior, and society : essays honoring the contributions of Ralph H. Turner( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuel de psychologie sociale by Theodore M Newcomb( Book )

9 editions published in 1970 in French and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earthquake threat : the human response in Southern California by Ralph H Turner( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annual review of sociology : Vol. 11, 1985( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert E. Park on social control and collective behavior : selected papers by Robert Ezra Park( Book )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annual review of sociology : Vol. 4, 1978( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annual review of sociology : Vol. 12, 1986( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annual review of sociology : Vol. 8, 1982( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annual review of sociology : Vol. 9, 1983( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annual review of sociology : Vol. 7, 1981( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annual review of sociology : Vol. 5, 1979 by Alex Inkeles( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annual review of sociology : Vol. 6, 1980( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annual review of sociology : Vol. 10, 1984( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some factors in the differential position of whites and Negroes in the labor force of the United States in 1940 by Ralph H Turner( )

3 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Self, collective behavior, and society : essays honoring the contributions of Ralph H. Turner
Alternative Names
Ralph Herbert Turner American sociologist

Ralph Herbert Turner Amerikaans socioloog (1919-2014)

Ralph Herbert Turner sociòleg estatunidenc

Ralph Herbert Turner sociólogo estadounidense

Ralph Herbert Turner US-amerikanischer Soziologe

Turner, Ralph 1919-

Turner, Ralph Harold 1919-

Turner, Ralph Herbert.

Turner, Ralph Herbert 1919-

ターナー, ラルフ H

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Annual review of sociology : Vol. 12, 1986Annual review of sociology : Vol. 6, 1980