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Explorations in Social Psychology


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The Explorations in Social Psychology series draws together research, theory and practice from the field of social psychology, providing a thorough exploration of the topic and implications for future practice and research.

Please send inquiries or proposals for this series to one of the following:

Emilie Coin: [email protected] – Editor, UK, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East

Elsbeth Wright: [email protected] – Editor, North & South America

Vilija Stephens: [email protected] – Editor, Australia & New Zealand

Katie Peace: [email protected] – Publisher, Asia

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Psychological War Trauma and Society Like a hidden wound

Psychological War Trauma and Society: Like a hidden wound

1st Edition

By Irit Keynan
January 24, 2018

This book explores the psychological trauma affecting soldiers and civilians who have encountered the violence of war or terrorism, arguing that the enigmas surrounding war trauma are rooted in culture, collective memory and social norms. Focusing primarily on a large-scale sociological study in ...

Discursive Psychology Classic and contemporary issues

Discursive Psychology: Classic and contemporary issues

1st Edition

Edited By Cristian Tileagă, Elizabeth Stokoe
December 21, 2017

Discursive Psychology is the first collection to systematically and critically appraise the influence and development of its foundational studies, exploring central concepts in social psychology such as attitudes, gender, cognition, memory, prejudice, and ideology. The book explores how discursive ...

Joint Action Essays in honour of John Shotter

Joint Action: Essays in honour of John Shotter

1st Edition

Edited By Tim Corcoran, John Cromby
December 21, 2017

Joint Action: Essays in honour of John Shotter brings together a cross-disciplinary group of fifteen respected international scholars to explain the relevance of John Shotter’s work to emerging concerns in twenty-first century social science. Shotter’s work extends over forty years and continues ...

Terrorism, Trauma and Psychology A multilevel victim perspective of the Bali bombings

Terrorism, Trauma and Psychology: A multilevel victim perspective of the Bali bombings

1st Edition

By Gwen Brookes, Julie Ann Pooley, Jaya Earnest
December 21, 2017

This book provides a comprehensive insight into the multilayered effects experienced by directly affected victims and their indirectly affected family members following terrorist incidents and other world disasters. Chapters draw primarily on interviews with fifty victims of the Bali bombings, but ...

The Nature of Prejudice Society, discrimination and moral exclusion

The Nature of Prejudice: Society, discrimination and moral exclusion

1st Edition

By Cristian Tileagă
March 14, 2017

This book offers a critical synthesis of social psychology’s contribution to the study of contemporary racism, and proposes a critical reframing of our understanding of prejudice in European society today. Chapters place a special emphasis on the diversity and intensity of prejudices against Romani...

Rhetoric, Ideology and Social Psychology Essays in honour of Michael Billig

Rhetoric, Ideology and Social Psychology: Essays in honour of Michael Billig

1st Edition

Edited By Charles Antaki, Susan Condor
November 07, 2016

Professor Michael Billig is one of the most significant living figures in social psychology. His work spans thirty-five years, and has at times challenged conventional social scientific thinking on a range of key topics. Billig has influenced a wide range of fields including intergroup conflict, ...

Personhood and Social Robotics A psychological consideration

Personhood and Social Robotics: A psychological consideration

1st Edition

By Raya A Jones
November 30, 2015

An exponentially growing industry, human robot interaction (HRI) research has drawn predominantly upon psychologists’ descriptions of mechanisms of face-to-face dyadic interactions. This book considers how social robotics is beginning unwittingly to confront an impasse that has been a perennial ...

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