Recommended CHOICE Titles from Routledge and CRC Press 2012 - 2019

A full list of titles reviewed as "Recommended" by CHOICE Magazine, 2012-2019.

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The full list of Routledge Psychology titles reviewed as Recommended by CHOICE Magazine since 2012.

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  • Couples on the Couch

    Psychoanalytic Couple Psychotherapy and the Tavistock Model, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shelley Nathans, Milton Schaefer

    Couples on the Couch provides a clear guide to applying the Tavistock model of couple psychotherapy in clinical psychoanalytic practice, offering a compelling sampling of ideas about couple relationships and couple psychotherapy from a broadly relational psychoanalytic perspective. The book…

    Hardback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge
    Relational Perspectives Book Series

  • Youth Drinking Cultures in a Digital World

    Alcohol, Social Media and Cultures of Intoxication, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antonia Lyons, Tim McCreanor, Ian Goodwin, Helen Moewaka Barnes

    Social media has helped boost the culture of intoxication, a central aspect of young people’s social lives in many Western countries. Initial research suggests that these technologies enable highly-nuanced, targeted marketing and innovations – creating new virtual spaces that alter the dynamics and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Psychiatric Criminology

    A Roadmap for Rapid Assessment, 1st Edition

    By John A. Liebert, MD, William J. Birnes, JD, PhD

    Since the shutdown of our public psychiatry system, the seriously mentally ill are now mostly managed by public safety officers, school officials, emergency first responders and social workers with little experience in recognizing symptoms, triggers and issues. This book addresses the need to…

    Hardback – 2016-08-19
    CRC Press

  • Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination

    3rd Edition, 1st Edition

    By Mary E. Kite, Bernard E. Whitley, Jr.

    Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination provides a comprehensive and compelling overview of what psychological theory and research have to say about the nature, causes, and reduction of prejudice and discrimination. It balances a detailed discussion of theories and selected research with applied…

    Hardback – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Body Language

    How Hand Movements Reveal Hidden Thoughts, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Beattie

    Challenging all of our old assumptions about the subject, Rethinking Body Language builds on the most recent cutting-edge research to offer a new theoretical perspective on this subject that will transform the way we look at other people. In contrast to the traditional view that body language is…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge

  • Case Analyses for Abnormal Psychology

    Learning to Look Beyond the Symptoms, 2nd Edition

    By Randall E. Osborne, Joan Esterline Lafuze, David V. Perkins

    Case Analyses for Abnormal Psychology, Second Edition uses case studies to explore the etiology, biology, and dynamics of psychiatric disorders in the DSM-5. Readers will learn about the new classifications and treatments for disorders while simultaneously reading the personal history of each…

    Hardback – 2016-04-25
    Routledge

  • The Preservation of Memory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Davide Bruno

    An increase in average life expectancy has given rise to a number of pressing health challenges for the 21st century. Age-related memory loss, whether due to a neurodegenerative condition such as Alzheimer’s disease, or as a product of the normal process of aging, is perhaps the most significant of…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Psychology Press

  • Neural Plasticity Across the Lifespan

    How the brain can change, 1st Edition

    By Gianfranco Denes

    Neural Plasticity Across the Lifespan reviews the recent scientific developments which are transforming our understanding of the human brain. For many years it was thought that modifications to the structural and functional organization of the brain were limited to a short early period of life, "…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge

  • Concrete Human Psychology

    1st Edition

    By Wolff-Michael Roth

    Psychology, quantitative or qualitative, tends to conceive of the human person using metaphysical concepts and to separate the practical, affective, and intellectual aspects of participation in everyday life. Lev S. Vygotsky, however, was working towards a "concrete human psychology," a goal that…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge

  • Nostalgia

    A Psychological Resource, 1st Edition

    By Clay Routledge

    Nostalgia is a topic that most lay people are familiar with, but, until recently, few social scientists understood. Once viewed as a disease, nostalgia is now considered to be an important psychological resource. It involves revisiting personally cherished memories that involve close others. When…

    Hardback – 2015-10-14
    Routledge
    Essays in Social Psychology

  • Technology Play and Brain Development

    Infancy to Adolescence and Future Implications, 1st Edition

    By Doris Bergen, Darrel R. Davis, Jason T. Abbitt

    Technology Play and Brain Development brings together current research on play development, learning technology, and brain development. The authors first navigate the play technology and brain development interface, highlighting the interactive qualities that make up each component. Next, they…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28
    Routledge

  • The Perception of People

    Integrating Cognition and Culture, 1st Edition

    By Perry R. Hinton

    What are other people like? How do we decide if someone is friendly, honest or clever? What assumptions do we develop about them and what explanations do we give for their behaviour? The Perception of People examines key topics in psychology to explore how we make sense of other people (and…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21
    Routledge

  • Psychology and the Conduct of Everyday Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ernst Schraube, Charlotte Højholt

    Psychology and the Conduct of Everyday Life moves psychological theory and research practice out of the laboratory and into the everyday world. Drawing on recent developments across the social and human sciences, it examines how people live as active subjects within the contexts of their everyday…

    Hardback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge

  • Intelligence and Human Abilities

    Structure, Origins and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Colin Cooper

    Choice Recommended Read Psychological research into human intelligence and abilities presents us with a number of difficult questions: Are human abilities explained by a single core intelligence or by multiple intelligences? How should abilities be assessed? With tests unlike the problems…

    Paperback – 2015-05-08
    Routledge

  • Developmental Transitions across the Lifespan

    Selected works of Leo B. Hendry, 1st Edition

    By Leo B Hendry

    Choice Recommended Read Leo B. Hendry is one of the foremost developmental psychologists of his generation. His diverse range of interests have included studies on young people’s involvement in competitive sports, investigations into teacher and pupil relations in school, adolescents’ leisure…

    Hardback – 2015-05-08
    Psychology Press
    World Library of Psychologists

  • Handbook of Critical Psychology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Parker

    Choice Recommended Read Critical psychology has developed over time from different standpoints, and in different cultural contexts, embracing a variety of perspectives. This cutting-edge and comprehensive handbook values and reflects this diversity of approaches to critical psychology today,…

    Hardback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • What Psychiatry Left Out of the DSM-5

    Historical Mental Disorders Today, 1st Edition

    By Edward Shorter

    Choice Recommended Read What Psychiatry Left Out of the DSM-5: Historical Mental Disorders Today covers the diagnoses that the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) failed to include, along with diagnoses that should not have been included, but were. Psychiatry as a field is…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

  • Multicultural Family Art Therapy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Kerr

    How does the family art therapist understand the complexities of another’s cultural diversity? What are international family therapist’s perspectives on treatment? These questions and more are explored in Multicultural Family Art Therapy, a text that demonstrates how to practice psychotherapy…

    Paperback – 2015-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Family Therapy and Counseling

  • Power and Identity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Denis Sindic, Manuela Barreto, Rui Costa-Lopes

    The concepts of power and identity are vital to many areas of social research. In this edited collection, a prominent set of contributors explore the double relationship between power and group identity, focusing on two complementary lines of enquiry: In what ways can the powerful dictate the…

    Paperback – 2014-12-12
    Psychology Press
    Current Issues in Social Psychology

  • A History of the Brain

    From Stone Age surgery to modern neuroscience, 1st Edition

    By Andrew P. Wickens

    A History of the Brain tells the full story of neuroscience, from antiquity to the present day. It describes how we have come to understand the biological nature of the brain, beginning in prehistoric times, and progressing to the twentieth century with the development of Modern Neuroscience.…

    Paperback – 2014-12-08
    Psychology Press

  • The Psychological Development of Girls and Women

    Rethinking change in time, 2nd Edition

    By Sheila Greene

    Choice Recommended Read This thoroughly revised new edition updates Sheila Greene's original transformative account of the psychological development of girls and women and the central role of time in shaping human experience. Greene critically reviews traditional and contemporary theoretical…

    Paperback – 2014-12-01
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • Classic Case Studies in Psychology

    Third edition, 1st Edition

    By Geoff Rolls

    The human mind is both extraordinary and compelling.  But this is more than a collection of case studies; it is a selection of stories that illustrate some of the most extreme forms of human behaviour. From the leader who convinced his followers to kill themselves to the man who lost his memory;…

    Paperback – 2014-11-25
    Routledge

  • Working Memory

    Loss and reconstruction, 1st Edition

    By Pierre Barrouillet, Valérie Camos

    Working memory is the cognitive system in charge of the temporary maintenance of information in view of its on-going processing. Lying at the centre of cognition, it has become a key concept in psychological science. The book presents a critical review and synthesis of the working memory literature…

    Paperback – 2014-09-24
    Psychology Press
    Essays in Cognitive Psychology

  • The Psychology of Sub-Culture in Sport and Physical Activity

    Critical perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert J. Schinke, Kerry R. McGannon

    International Perspectives on Key Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology is a series of edited books, with a global focus, which reflect the state of art in areas of current and emerging interest in the study of sport and exercise psychology. Each volume in the series contributes to the better…

    Paperback – 2014-08-20
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology

  • Youth On Religion

    The development, negotiation and impact of faith and non-faith identity, 1st Edition

    By Nicola Madge, Peter Hemming, Kevin Stenson

    Globalisation has led to increasing cultural and religious diversity in cities around the world. What are the implications for young people growing up in these settings? How do they develop their religious identities, and what roles do families, friends and peers, teachers, religious leaders and…

    Paperback – 2014-01-09
    Routledge

  • Building Tomorrow's Leaders Today

    On Becoming a Polymath Leader, 1st Edition

    By Michael A. Genovese

    This book focuses on leadership -- what it is, how it works, and how complex, multi-layered and multi-dimensional it is -- and how it will change in the years ahead. If we are to build tomorrow’s leaders today, we need to anticipate what skills, temperaments, and specific competencies will be…

    Paperback – 2013-12-11
    Routledge
    Leadership: Research and Practice

  • Cyberpsychology and New Media

    A thematic reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Power, Grainne Kirwan

    Cyberpsychology is the study of human interactions with the internet, mobile computing and telephony, games consoles, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and other contemporary electronic technologies. The field has grown substantially over the past few years and this book surveys how…

    Paperback – 2013-09-12
    Psychology Press

  • Pure Sport

    Practical sport psychology, 2nd Edition

    By John Kremer, Aidan P. Moran

    Should you always "think about it"? Are you "only as good as your last game"? Is it just a matter of "keeping your eye on the ball"? The answer to these questions is no, and to help you steer a course through the many challenges of a sporting career this second edition of Pure Sport sets out, in…

    Paperback – 2013-06-10
    Routledge

  • Trauma, Culture, and Metaphor

    Pathways of Transformation and Integration, 1st Edition

    By John P. Wilson, Jacob D. Lindy

    In Trauma, Culture, and Metaphor, John Wilson and Jacob Lindy explore the language of both individual and collective trauma in an era dominated by globalization and interconnectedness. Through lucid, careful discussion, this important book builds a bridge between the etymology of trauma-related…

    Paperback – 2013-06-03
    Routledge
    Psychosocial Stress Series

  • Social Psychology and Theories of Consumer Culture

    A Political Economy Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Matthew McDonald, Stephen Wearing

    Social Psychology and Theories of Consumer Culture: A Political Economy Perspective presents a critical analysis of the leading positions in social psychology from the perspective of classical and contemporary theories of consumer culture. The analysis seeks to expand social psychological theory by…

    Paperback – 2013-03-14
    Routledge

  • The Development of Thinking and Reasoning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pierre Barrouillet, Caroline Gauffroy

    Thinking and reasoning are key activities for human beings. In this book a distinguished set of contributors provides a wide readership with up-to-date scientific advances in the developmental psychology of thinking and reasoning, both at the theoretical and empirical levels. The first part of the…

    Paperback – 2013-02-28
    Psychology Press

  • The Experience of Thinking

    How the Fluency of Mental Processes Influences Cognition and Behaviour, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Unkelbach, Rainer Greifeneder

    When retrieving a quote from memory, evaluating a testimony’s truthfulness, or deciding which products to buy, people experience immediate feelings of ease or difficulty, of fluency or disfluency. Such "experiences of thinking" occur with every cognitive process, including perceiving, processing,…

    Hardback – 2012-11-30
    Psychology Press

  • The Psychology of Digital Media at Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daantje Derks, Arnold Bakker

    In many professions daily work life has become unthinkable without the use of a computer with access to the Internet. As technological innovations progress rapidly and new applications of interactional media are invented, organizational behaviour continues to change. The central theme of this book…

    Paperback – 2012-11-28
    Psychology Press
    Current Issues in Work and Organizational Psychology

  • Fat Lives

    A Feminist Psychological Exploration, 1st Edition

    By Irmgard Tischner

    Ever caught somebody – or yourself – checking out the content of a ‘fat’ person’s supermarket trolley? Ever wondered what lies behind this behaviour, or what it might be like to be at the receiving end of this judging gaze? Within the context of the current ‘obesity debate’, this book…

    Paperback – 2012-10-26
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • Crime and Crime Reduction

    The importance of group processes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane L. Wood, Theresa A. Gannon

    The problems associated with groups that commit crime are well known and notoriously complex. However, there are many questions that we still cannot answer with certainty. This book seeks to deepen understanding of the group processes involved in crime and the treatment of offenders’ thoughts and…

    Hardback – 2012-08-06
    Routledge

  • Archaeologies of Us and Them

    Debating History, Heritage and Indigeneity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotta Hillerdal, Anna Karlström, Carl-Gösta Ojala

    Archaeologies of “Us” and “Them” explores the concept of indigeneity within the field of archaeology and heritage and in particular examines the shifts in power that occur when ‘we’ define ‘the other’ by categorizing ‘them’ as indigenous. Recognizing the complex and shifting distinctions between…

    Hardback – 2012-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Face Perception

    1st Edition

    By Vicki Bruce, Andy Young

    Human faces are unique biological structures that convey a complex variety of important social messages. Even strangers can tell things from our faces – our feelings, our locus of attention, something of what we are saying, our age, sex and ethnic group, whether they find us attractive. In…

    Hardback – 2011-12-22
    Psychology Press