The Society for the
Psychological
Study of Social Issues

    

References and Further Readings About SPSSI History

Capshew, J. (1996). Psychologists on the march: Science, practice and professional identity in America, 1929-1969. Cambridge: Cambrdige University Press. 

Frieze, I.H. & Perlman, D. (2010). Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. In Weiner, I.B. & Craighead, W.E. (Eds.), The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology, Fourth Edition, vol 4, 1662-1663. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Finison, L.J. (1979). The early history of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues: Psychologists and labor. Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 15, 29-37.

Harris, B., Unger, R.K., & Stagner, R. (1986). 50 years of Psychology and Social Issues. Journal of Social Issues, 42(1), Whole Issue. 

Harris, B., & Nicholson, I.A.M. (1998). Experts in the Service of Social Reform: SPSSI, Psychology, and Society, 1936-1996. Journal of Social Issues, 54(1), Whole Issue. 

Herman, E. (1995). The romance of psychology: Political culture in the age of experts. Berkeley: University of California Press. 

Jacobs, M.S. (1989) American Psychology in the quest for nuclear peace. New York: Praeger. 

Kimmel, P.R. (1997). A history of Division 9 (Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues). In D. A. Dewsbury (Ed.). Unification through division: Histories of the divisions of the American Psychological Association. Vol. 2. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association. 

Krech, D., & Cartwright, D. (1956). On SPSSI’s first twenty years. American Psychologist, 11, 470-473.

Levinger, G. (1986). SPSSI at 50: Historical accounts and Selected Appraisals. Journal of Social Issues, 42(4), Whole Issue. 
 

SPSSI HISTORY


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