This volume is part of an annual series that reflects the dynamism of social psychology in Europe and the attention now paid to European ideas and research. Although open to authors from all nations, one of its major purposes is to further the international exchange of ideas by providing an outlet for substantial accounts of theoretical and empirical work that has not been previously published in English.
About the editors-- Wolfgang Stroebe has published widely on the topics of attitudes, psychology and economics, group processes, intergroup relations and bereavement. He has been President of the European Association of Experimental Social Psychology and is currently Professor of Psychology at the University of Utrecht and editor of Psychologische Rundschau. Miles Hewstone has published widely on the topics of attribution theory and intergroup relations. He was awarded the British Psychology Society's Spearman Medal in 1987 and was a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, California. He is Professor of Psychology at the University of Wales, College of Cardiff.