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  • The Influence of Values on Consumer Behaviour

    The value compass

    By Erik Kostelijk

    Substantial progress has been made in the conceptualization of values within psychology. The importance of values is also acknowledged in marketing, and companies use values to describe the core associations of their brand. Yet despite this, the values concept has received limited attention in…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02 
    Routledge

  • Eros and Economy

    Jung, Deleuze, Sexual Difference

    By Barbara Jenkins

    Eros and Economy: Jung, Deleuze, Sexual Difference explores the possibility that social relations between things, partially inscribed in their aesthetics, offer important insights into collective political-economic relations of domination and desire. Drawing on the analytical psychology of Carl…

    Hardback – 2016-07-27 
    Routledge
    Research in Analytical Psychology and Jungian Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Behavioral Economics

    Edited by Roger Frantz, Shu-Heng Chen, Kurt Dopfer, Floris Heukelom, Shabnam Mousavi

    There is no doubt that behavioral economics is becoming a dominant lens through which we think about economics. Behavioral economics is not a single school of thought but representative of a range of approaches, and uniquely, this volume presents an overview of them. The wide spectrum of…

    Hardback – 2016-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Cognitive Illusions

    A Handbook on Fallacies and Biases in Thinking, Judgement and Memory, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Rüdiger F Pohl

    Cognitive Illusions explores a wide range of fascinating psychological effects in the way we think, judge and remember in our everyday lives. Featuring contributions from leading researchers, the book defines what cognitive illusions are and discusses their theoretical status: are such illusions…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21 
    Psychology Press

  • Consumer Economics

    Issues and Behaviors, 3rd Edition

    By Elizabeth B. Goldsmith

    From identity theft to product recalls, from what we once thought of as unshakeable institutions to increasing concerns about sustainability, consumer issues are an integral part of modern life. This fully updated third edition of Consumer Economics offers students an accessible and thorough guide…

    Hardback – 2016-06-22 
    Routledge

  • Against Utility-Based Economics

    On a Life-Based Approach

    By Anastasios S. Korkotsides

    Utility-based theory and the fallback choice-theoretic framework are shown to be biased, irremediably flawed and misleading. A radically different theory of value and of consumer behaviour is proposed based on existential interpretations of scarcity, value and self-interest. For self-conscious…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • The Psychology and Economics of Happiness

    Love, life and positive living

    By Lok Sang Ho

    Paperback – 2016-06-01 
    Routledge

  • On the Foundations of Happiness in Economics

    Reinterpreting Tibor Scitovsky

    By Maurizio Pugno

    Economic growth has extraordinarily increased the availability of market goods to satisfy people’s need for comfort, but at the same time it has also raised great challenges to their working and family life. Will people learn the skill necessary to cope with these challenges and draw full enjoyment…

    Hardback – 2016-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Philosophical Problems of Behavioural Economics

    By Stefan Heidl

    The goal of behavioural economics is to improve the explanatory and predictive power of economics. This can be achieved by using theoretical and methodological resources of psychology. Its fundamental idea is that the relationship between psychology and economics cannot be subsumed under standard…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge INEM Advances in Economic Methodology

  • Addiction as Consumer Choice

    Exploring the Cognitive Dimension

    By Gordon Foxall

    A striking characteristic of addictive behavior is the pursuit of immediate reward at the risk of longer-term detrimental outcomes. It is typically accompanied by the expression of a strong desire to cease from or at least control consumption that has such consequences, followed by lapse, further…

    Hardback – 2016-02-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Marketing

  • Game Theory and Exercises

    By Gisèle Umbhauer

    Game Theory and Exercises introduces the main concepts of game theory, along with interactive exercises to aid readers’ learning and understanding. Game theory is used to help players understand decision-making, risk-taking and strategy and the impact that the choices they make have on other…

    Paperback – 2016-01-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advanced Texts in Economics and Finance

  • Young People's Understanding of Society (Routledge Revivals)

    By Adrian Furnham

    First published in 1991, this book represents the first wide-ranging review of young people’s understanding of the social world and the functioning of society. Taking a social cognitive view of adolescence, it focuses on the processes by which young people learn to understand other people’s…

    Hardback – 2016-01-05
    Routledge

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