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PSYC 8700 Psychology and Social Change: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

Other Readings

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PSYC 8700 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Aboud, F. E. (2003). The formation of in-group favoritism and out-group prejudice in young children: Are they distinct attitudes? Developmental Psychology, 39(1), 48–60.

Anderson, B., Fagan, P., Woodnutt, T., & Chamorro-Premuzic, T. (2012). Facebook psychology: Popular questions answered by research. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 1(1), 23–37.

Apfelbaum, E. P., Pauker, K., Sommers, S. R., & Ambady, N. (2010). In blind pursuit of racial equality? Psychological Science, 21(11), 1587–1592.

Belle, D., & Doucet, J. (2003). Poverty, inequality, and discrimination as sources of depression among U.S. women.Psychology of Women Quarterly, 27(2), 101–113.

Bertrand, M., & Millainathan, S. (2004). Are Emily and Greg more employable than Lakisha and Jamal? A field experiment on labor market discrimination. The American Economic Review, 94(4), 991–1013.

Chao, R. C.-L., Wei, M., Good, G. E., & Flores, L. Y. (2011). Race, ethnicity, color-blind racial attitudes, and multicultural counseling competence: The moderating effects of multicultural counseling training. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 58(1), 72–82.

Cicchetti, D. (2004). An odyssey of discovery: Lessons learned through three decades of research on child maltreatment. The American Psychologist, 59(8), 731–741.

Comas-Díaz, L. (2000). An ethnopolitical approach to working with people of color. The American Psychologist, 55(11), 1319–1325.

Correll, J., Park, B., Judd, C. M., & Wittenbrink, B. (2002). The police officer’s dilemma: Using ethnicity to disambiguate potentially threatening individuals. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 83(6), 1314–1329.

Crandall, C. S., Eshleman, A., & O’Brien, L. (2002). Social norms and the expression and suppression of prejudice: The struggle for internalization. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 82(3), 359–378.

Crouch, S. R., Waters, E., McNair, R., Power, J., & Davis, E. (2014). Parent-reported measures of child health and wellbeing in same-sex parent families: A cross-sectional survey. BMC Public Health, 14(1), 1412–1434.

Decamp, M. (2013). Physicians, social media, and conflict of interest. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 28(2), 299–303.

Dinçyürek, S., & Uygarer, G. (2012). Conduct of psychological counseling and guidance services over the Internet: Converging communications. TOJET: Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology, 11(3), 77–81.

Domenech Rodríguez, M. M., Erickson Cornish, J. A., Thomas, J. T., Forrest, L., Anderson, A., & Bow, J. N. (2014). Ethics education in professional psychology: A survey of American Psychological Association accredited programs. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 8(4), 241–247.

Evans, G. W. (2004). The environment of childhood poverty. American Psychologist, 59(2), 77–92.

Fine, A. (2007). Networks online and on-land. Stanford Social Innovation Review, 5(1), 36.

Fox, D. R. (1993). Psychological jurisprudence and radical social change. The American Psychologist, 48(3), 234–241.

Glick, P., Fiske, S. T., Mladinic, A., Saiz, J. L., Abrams, D., Masser, B., … López, W. L. (2000). Beyond prejudice as simple antipathy: Hostile and benevolent sexism across cultures. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 79(5), 763–775.

Goff, P. A., Jackson, M. C., Nichols, A. H., & Di Leone, B. A. L. (2013). Anything but race: Avoiding racial discourse to avoid hurting you or me. Psychology, 4(3A), 335–339.

Goldberg, A. E., & Kuvalanka, K. A. (2012). Marriage (in)equality: The perspectives of adolescents and emerging adults with lesbian, gay, and bisexual parents. Journal of Marriage and Family, 74(1), 34–52.

Harold, C. (2004). Pranking rhetoric: “Culture jamming” as media activism. Critical Studies in Media Communication, 21(3), 189–211.

Howard, G. S. (2000). Adapting human lifestyles for the 21st century. The American Psychologist, 55(5), 509–515.

Kadir, A., Marais, F., & Desmond, N. (2013). Community perceptions of the social determinants of child health in Western Cape, South Africa: Neglect as a major indicator of child health and wellness. Paediatrics & International Child Health, 33(4), 310–321.

Kahn, K., Ho, A. K., Sidanius, J., & Pratto, F. (2009). The space between us and them: Perceptions of status differences. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 12(5), 591–604.

Katz, P. A. (2003). Racists or tolerant multiculturalists? How do they begin? The American Psychologist, 58(11), 897–909.

Kim, H.-K., & Davis, K. E. (2009). Toward a comprehensive theory of problematic Internet use: Evaluating the role of self-esteem, anxiety, flow, and the self-rated importance of Internet activities. Computers in Human Behavior, 25(2), 490–500.

Klein, M. C. (2013). Love in the time of Facebook: How technology now shapes romantic attachments in college students.Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 27(2), 149–158.

Kolmes, K. (2012). Social media in the future of professional psychology. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 43(6), 606–612.

Kraut, R., Patterson, M., Lundmark, V., Kiesler, S., Mukopadhyay, T., & Scherlis, W. (1998). Internet paradox: A social technology that reduces social involvement and psychological well-being? The American Psychologist, 53(9), 1017–1031.

Lauzen, M. M., Dozier, D. M., & Horan, N. (2008). Constructing gender stereotypes through social roles in prime-time television. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 52(2), 200–214.

Lehavot, K., Barnett, J. E., & Powers, D. (2010). Psychotherapy, professional relationships, and ethical considerations in the MySpace generation. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 41(2), 160–166.

Lips, H. M. (2003). The gender pay gap: Concrete indicator of women’s progress toward equality. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 3(1), 87–109.

Little, L., & Kaufman Kantor, G. (2002). Using ecological theory to understand intimate partner violence and child maltreatment. Journal of Community Health Nursing, 19(3), 133–145.

Maier, J. A., Gentile, D. A., Vogel, D. L., & Kaplan, S. A. (2014). Media influences on self-stigma of seeking psychological services: The importance of media portrayals and person perception. Psychology of Popular Media Culture,3(4), 239–256.

Marsella, A. J. (1998). Toward a ‘global community psychology’: Meeting the needs of a changing world. The American Psychologist, 53(12), 1282–1291.

Marwick, A. E., & Boyd, D. (2011). I Tweet honestly, I Tweet passionately: Twitter users, context collapse, and the imagined audience. New Media & Society, 13(1), 96–113.

Mauri, M., Cipresso, P., Balgera, A., Villamira, M., & Riva, G. (2012). Why is Facebook so successful? Psychophysiological measures describe a core flow state while using Facebook. Cyberpsychology, Behavior & Social Networking, 14(12), 723–731.

McLoyd, V. C., Jayaratne, T. E., Ceballo, R., & Borquez, J. (1994). Unemployment and work interruption among African American single mothers: Effects on parenting and adolescent socioemotional functioning. Child Development, 65(2), 562–589.

Meyer, I. H. (2003). Prejudice, social stress, and mental health in lesbian, gay, and bisexual populations: Conceptual issues and research evidence. Psychological Bulletin, 129(5), 674–697.

Ohannessian, C. (2009). Media use and adolescent psychological adjustment: An examination of gender differences. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 18(5), 582–593.

Oskamp, S. (2000). A sustainable future for humanity? How can psychology help? The American Psychologist, 55(5), 496–508.

Oskamp, S. (2001). Psychologists’ roles in achieving a sustainable future. The American Psychologist, 56(5), 459–460.

Raven, J. (2001). Psychologists and sustainability. The American Psychologist, 56(5), 455–457.

Rokach, A., & Shick, S. (2014). Families, children, and loneliness. Psychology Journal, 11(1), 4–12.

Shutts, K., Banaji, M. R., & Spelke, E. S. (2010). Social categories guide young children’s preferences for novel objects.Developmental Science, 13(4), 599–610.

Stewart, D. E., Rondon, M., Damiani, G., & Honikman, J. (2001). International psychosocial and systemic issues in women’s mental health. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 4(1), 13–17.

Stuart, H. (2006). Media portrayal of mental illness and its treatments: What effect does it have on people with mental illness? CNS Drugs, 20(2), 99–106. 

Subašić, E., Reynolds, K. J., Reicher, S. D., & Klandermans, B. (2012). Where to from here for the psychology of social change? Future directions for theory and practice. Political Psychology, 33(1), 61–74.

Sue, D. W. (2004). Whiteness and ethnocentric monoculturalism: Making the ‘invisible’ visible. The American Psychologist, 59(8), 761–769.

Tyler, T. R. (2002). Is the Internet changing social life? It seems the more things change, the more they stay the same.Journal of Social Issues, 58(1), 195–205.

Valkenburg, P. M., & Peter, J. (2007). Preadolescents’ and adolescents’ online communication and their closeness to friends. Developmental Psychology, 43(2), 267–277.

Voelcker, J. (2006). Creating social change: 10 innovative technologies. Stanford Social Innovation Review, 4(2), 44–53.

Vogel, D. L., Gentile, D. A., & Kaplan, S. A. (2008). The influence of television on willingness to seek therapy. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 64(3), 276–295.

Weinstein, R. S., Gregory, A., & Strambler, M. J. (2004). Intractable self-fulfilling prophecies fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education. The American Psychologist, 59(6), 511–520.