General Psychology Products

  • Profiling Homicide

    A Sourcebook for Students and Researchers

    Edited by C. Gabrielle Salfati

    This book deals with advanced issues relating to the empirical and scientific study, development and evaluation of offender profiling as an applied method for use in police investigations of homicide. It outlines the main psychological principles upon which offender profiling is based, including…

    Paperback – 2016-04-28 
    Psychology, Crime and Law

  • Romantic Science and the Experience of Self

    Transatlantic Crosscurrents from William James to Oliver Sacks

    By Martin Halliwell

    First published in 1999, this engaging interdisciplinary study of romantic science focuses on the work of five influential figures in twentieth-century transatlantic intellectual history. In this book, Martin Halliwell constructs an innovative tradition of romantic science by indicating points of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05 
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • Unity and Fragmentation in Psychology

    The Philosophical and Methodological Roots of the Discipline

    By Nicolò Gaj

    Psychology has always defined itself as a science and yet it has lacked the theoretical and methodological unity regarded as characteristic of the natural sciences. Nicolò Gaj explores the topical question of unification in psychology, setting out a conceptual framework for considerations of unity…

    Paperback – 2016-03-24 

  • Peer Pressure, Peer Prevention

    The Role of Friends in Crime and Conformity

    By Barbara J. Costello, Trina L. Hope

    Criminological research has largely neglected the possibility that positive peer influence is a potentially powerful source of social control. Quantitative methods tease out cause, effect, and spuriousness in the relationship between peer delinquency and personal delinquency, but these methods do…

    Paperback – 2016-03-11 

  • Diagnostic Cultures

    A Cultural Approach to the Pathologization of Modern Life

    By Svend Brinkmann

    Some studies estimate that each year, around a quarter of the population of Western countries will suffer from at least one mental disorder. Should this be interpreted as evidence for the progress of psychiatry, a discipline that is now able to identify and treat mental illnesses that have always…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • The Psychology of Restorative Justice

    Managing the Power Within

    By Theo Gavrielides

    This ground-breaking collection dares to take the next step in the advancement of an autonomous, inter-disciplinary restorative justice field of study. It brings together criminology, social psychology, legal theory, neuroscience, affect-script psychology, sociology, forensic mental health,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04

  • On Being a Mentor

    A Guide for Higher Education Faculty, Second Edition

    By W. Brad Johnson

    On Being a Mentor is the definitive guide to the art and science of engaging students and faculty in effective mentoring relationships in all academic disciplines. Written with pithy clarity and rooted in the latest research on developmental relationships in higher educational settings, this…

    Paperback – 2015-11-11

  • Conversation Analysis and Early Childhood Education

    The Co-Production of Knowledge and Relationships

    By Amanda Bateman

    This book provides insight into the everyday activities co-produced by teachers and young children, demonstrating the fine details of teaching and learning as knowledge is shared through the everyday activities of talk-in-interaction. Adopting an ethnomethodological perspective, together with…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28
    Directions in Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis

  • The Psychology of Employee Empowerment

    Concepts, Critical Themes and a Framework for Implementation

    By Rozana Ahmad Huq

    The complexities of employee empowerment have been largely underestimated and it is clear that organisations struggle with putting the concept into practice. Rozana Ahmad Huq recognises that effective utilisation of human resources is a strategic issue for organisations. Hierarchical…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28

  • The Psychology Research Companion

    From student project to working life

    By Jessica S. Horst

    The Psychology Research Companion: From student project to working life not only gives you the skills and confidence to conduct your psychology research project at university, but is the first book to show how these skills will help you get ahead in your first job in the workplace. Jessica S.…

    Paperback – 2015-09-22

  • Character and the Conduct of Life

    Practical Psychology for Everyman

    By William McDougall

    First published in 1927, the preface reads: "It is directed to men and women of goodwill who are not completely satisfied with themselves, who believe that by taking thought they may add, however little, to their moral stature and to their efficiency in working towards whatever goals they may…

    Hardback – 2015-09-22
    Psychology Revivals

  • Psychology

    A Study of Mental Life

    By Robert S. Woodworth, Donald G. Marquis

    First published in 1922, this popular title by R. S Woodworth was revised several times. This twentieth edition from 1949 brought D.G. Marquis on board and was thoroughly revised again, originally published in its current form in 1963. One of the most famous and successful introductions to…

    Paperback – 2015-09-17
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

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