E-books: Behavioral Sciences

  • A Counseling Primer: An Orientation to the Profession book cover

    A Counseling Primer

    An Orientation to the Profession, 2nd Edition

    By Mary H. Guindon, Jessica J. Lane

    A Counseling Primer, second edition, introduces students to the profession of counseling, reviews its training curriculum, discusses current professional standards, and presents basic counseling skills. The text is designed to answer students’ most commonly asked questions around the who,…

    eBook – 2019-09-19
    Routledge

  • Inclusive Supervision in Student Affairs: A Model for Professional Practice book cover

    Inclusive Supervision in Student Affairs

    A Model for Professional Practice, 1st Edition

    By Amy B. Wilson, Carmen M. McCallum, Matthew R. Shupp

    Inclusive Supervision in Student Affairs provides a new, action-oriented model that addresses what supervisors should do to create more inclusive environments for all staff and to help inform socially just practice. Grounded in theory and research and framed through the lens of continuous…

    eBook – 2019-09-17
    Routledge

  • Critical Community Psychology: Critical Action and Social Change book cover

    Critical Community Psychology

    Critical Action and Social Change, 2nd Edition

    By Carolyn Kagan, Mark Burton, Paul Duckett, Rebecca Lawthom, Asiya Siddiquee

    This accessible textbook draws upon progressions in academic, political and global arenas, to provide a comprehensive overview of practical issues in psychological work across a diverse range of community settings. Interest in community psychology, and its potential as a distinctive approach, is…

    eBook – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Rehabilitative Work in Criminal Justice book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Rehabilitative Work in Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pamela Ugwudike, Hannah Graham, Fergus McNeill, Peter Raynor, Faye S. Taxman, Chris Trotter

    All the world’s criminal justice systems need to undertake direct work with people who have come into their care or are under their supervision as a result of criminal offences. Typically, this is organized in penal and correctional services – in custody in prisons, or in the community, supervised…

    eBook – 2019-09-12
    Routledge

  • Understanding Kids, Play, and Interactive Design: How to Create Games Children Love book cover

    Understanding Kids, Play, and Interactive Design

    How to Create Games Children Love, 1st Edition

    By Mark Schlichting, Barbara Chase

    This book is a way of sharing insights empirically gathered, over decades of interactive media development, by the author and other children’s designers. Included is as much emerging theory as possible in order to provide background for practical and technical aspects of design while still keeping…

    eBook – 2019-09-12
    CRC Press

  • The Psychology of Exercise: Integrating Theory and Practice book cover

    The Psychology of Exercise

    Integrating Theory and Practice, 5th Edition

    By Curt L. Lox, Kathleen A. Martin Ginis, Heather L. Gainforth, Steven J. Petruzzello

    Now in its fifth edition, The Psychology of Exercise: Integrating Theory and Practice is the ideal resource for undergraduate courses devoted to the study of exercise behavior. Following the success of previous editions, this book successfully integrates theoretical principles and the latest…

    eBook – 2019-09-12
    Routledge

  • Ergonomics for the Layman: Applications in Design book cover

    Ergonomics for the Layman

    Applications in Design, 1st Edition

    By Prabir Mukhopadhyay

    This book explains the application of ergonomics in three different areas of design, namely product, space, and communication. The book is written in layman's language and provides examples so that the reader can easily apply the principles to their designs. This book is easy to understand for…

    eBook – 2019-09-06
    CRC Press

  • Perspectives on Social Psychology: A Psychology of Human Being book cover

    Perspectives on Social Psychology

    A Psychology of Human Being, 1st Edition

    By Wendy Stainton Rogers

    This groundbreaking new textbook takes a different perspective on social psychology, focused on the social and cultural worlds we inhabit, and encompassing a wide range of core social psychology topics – from the self to relationships, gender to health, racism to mental distress. Taking a critical…

    eBook – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • A Guide to Research Methodology: An Overview of Research Problems, Tasks and Methods book cover

    A Guide to Research Methodology

    An Overview of Research Problems, Tasks and Methods, 1st Edition

    By Shyama Prasad Mukherjee

    Research Methodology is meant to provide a broad guideline to facilitate and steer the whole of a research activity in any discipline. With the ambit and amount of research increasing by the day, the need for Research Methodology is being widely appreciated. Against this backdrop, we notice the…

    eBook – 2019-09-04
    CRC Press

  • Anxious Creativity: When Imagination Fails book cover

    Anxious Creativity

    When Imagination Fails, 1st Edition

    By David Trend

    Creativity is getting new attention in today’s America––along the way revealing fault lines in U.S. culture. Surveys show people overwhelmingly seeing creativity as both a desirable trait and a work enhancement, yet most say they just aren’t creative. Like beauty and wealth, creativity seems…

    eBook – 2019-09-03
    Routledge
    Critical Interventions

  • The Psychology of Men in Context book cover

    The Psychology of Men in Context

    1st Edition

    By Michael E. Addis, Ethan Hoffman

    What does it really mean to say that boys will be boys, men are from Mars, or that contemporary men are in crisis? Does modern psychology support or refute these notions? And how is psychological theory and research about boys and men used in society? The Psychology of Men in Context is an…

    eBook – 2019-09-02
    Routledge

  • Psychology and Adult Learning: The Role of Theory in Informing Practice book cover

    Psychology and Adult Learning

    The Role of Theory in Informing Practice, 4th Edition

    By Mark Tennant, Mark Tennant

    The fourth edition of Psychology and Adult Learning has been thoroughly updated to encompass shifts in the concerns of adult educators as they respond to changing global social and economic issues. It examines the role of psychology in informing adult education practice and explores the…

    eBook – 2019-08-29
    Routledge

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