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  • Religion and Psychotherapy in Modern Japan

    Edited by Christopher Harding, Iwata Fumiaki, Yoshinaga Shin’ichi

    Since the late nineteenth century, religious ideas and practices in Japan have become increasingly intertwined with those associated with mental health and healing. This relationship developed against the backdrop of a far broader, and deeply consequential meeting: between Japan’s long-standing,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Genealogy, Psychology and Identity

    Tales from a family tree

    By Paula Nicolson

    The popularity of amateur genealogy and family history has soared in recent times. Genealogy, Psychology and Identity explores this popular international pastime and offers reasons why it informs our sense of who we are, and our place in both contemporary culture and historical context. We will…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 

  • A Lexicon of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis

    Edited by Jessica Kuper

    Originally published in 1988, this volume provides a broad and eclectic view of psychological theory, methods and practice, covering not only the main branches of academic psychology but also psychiatry, psychoanalysis and other psychotherapies. Although some research and practices will inevitably…

    Paperback – 2016-12-10 
    Psychology Revivals

  • Profiling in Policy and Practice

    By David Canter, Laurence Alison

    'Profilers' and 'Profiling' are now widely discussed, often with almost mythical respect. This is the first volume to cut through the confusions and misunderstandings surrounding this topic to report on detailed, original, scientific research that examines the variations in criminal behaviour from…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Offender Profiling Series

  • Psychological Theories for Environmental Issues

    By Mirilia Bonnes

    Edited by Terence Lee

    Environmental psychology is an increasingly important area of research, focusing on the individual and social factors responsible for many critical human responses to the physical environment. With such rapid and widespread growth, the main theoretical strands have often been left unclear and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Persisters and Desisters in Crime from Adolescence into Adulthood

    Explanation, Prevention and Punishment

    By Machteld Hoeve, Peter H. van der Laan

    Edited by Rolf Loeber

    Too many juvenile delinquents persist in their offending into adulthood. They constitute a major burden for individual victims, for businesses and the justice system, all contributing to the total cost of crime for society. Focusing on the transition between juvenile offending and adult crime,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Remorse

    Psychological and Jurisprudential Perspectives

    By Michael Proeve, Steven Tudor

    Remorse is a powerful, important and yet academically neglected emotion. This book, one of the very few extended examinations of remorse, draws on psychology, law and philosophy to present a unique interdisciplinary study of this intriguing emotion. The psychological chapters examine the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Functionalism Revisited

    Architectural Theory and Practice and the Behavioral Sciences

    By Jon Lang, Walter Moleski

    A range of current approaches to architecture are neglected in our contemporary writings on design philosophies. This book argues that the model of 'function' and the concept of a 'functional building' that we have inherited from the twentieth-century Modernists is limited in scope and detracts…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Jury Psychology: Social Aspects of Trial Processes

    Psychology in the Courtroom, Volume I

    By Daniel A. Krauss

    Edited by Joel D. Lieberman

    The first of a two-volume set on the Psychology of the Courtroom, Jury Psychology: Social Aspects of Trial Processes offers a definitive account of the influence of trial procedures on juror decision-making. A wide range of topics are covered including pre-trial publicity and inadmissible evidence,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Counselling Ideologies

    Queer Challenges to Heteronormativity

    Edited by Lyndsey Moon

    Counselling Ideologies draws our attention to the dilemmas inherent within the therapeutic ideologies commonly subscribed to by psychotherapists and counsellors working with those who challenge heteronormative models and approaches. Identifying the modernist, heteronormative understandings of the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • The Social Pathologies of Contemporary Civilization

    By Kieran Keohane

    Edited by Anders Petersen

    The Social Pathologies of Contemporary Civilization explores the nature of contemporary malaises, diseases, illnesses and psychosomatic syndromes, examining the manner in which they are related to cultural pathologies of the social body. Multi-disciplinary in approach, the book is concerned with…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Theology and Psychology

    By Fraser Watts

    Many people are now interested in the relationship between religion and science, but links between Christian belief and psychology have been relatively neglected. This book opens up the dialogue between Christian theology and modern scientific psychology, approaching the dialogue in both…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Ashgate Science and Religion Series

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