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
Keywords: altruism, volunteer, behavior, social issues, community, applied psychology