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Prosocial Behavior (The Review of Personality and Social Psychology) by Margaret S. Clark

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Published by Sage Publications, Inc .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Behavioural theory (Behaviourism),
  • Social, group or collective psychology,
  • Personality,
  • Social Psychology,
  • Psychology,
  • Helping behavior,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Social Psychology,
  • Altruism

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9681680M
ISBN 100803940718
ISBN 109780803940710

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