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  • Context and Cognition in Consumer Psychology

    How perception and emotion guide action

    By Gordon Foxall

    In Context and Cognition in Consumer Research, the leading scholar in the field of consumer behavior analysis, Gordon Foxall, summarizes a 30-year research journey to present the most thorough examination to date of the different paradigms within consumer psychology.  The main thrust of this…

    Hardback – 2017-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Psychological Governance and Public Policy

    Governing the mind, brain and behaviour

    Edited by Jessica Pykett, Rhys Jones, Mark Whitehead

    There have been significant developments in the state of psychological, neuroscientific and behavioural scientific knowledge relating to the human mind, brain, action and decision-making over the past two decades. These developments have influenced public policy making and popular culture in the UK…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • The Systemic Nature of the Economic Crisis

    The perspectives of heterodox economics and psychoanalysis

    By Arturo Hermann

    The most prominent aspect of the current financial crisis is its systemic character which manifests itself in high levels of inequality, rampant unemployment, economic and social insecurity and environmental decay. This book explores the potential of a pluralistic and interdisciplinary approach for…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • The Economics of Nudge

    Edited by Cass Sunstein, Lucia Reisch

    Proponents of ‘nudge theory’ argue that, because of our human susceptibility to an array of biases, we often make subprime choices and decisions that make us poorer, less healthy, and more miserable than we might otherwise be. However, using behavioural economics—and insights from other…

    Hardback – 2016-10-14 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Economics

  • Reflective and Impulsive Determinants of Human Behavior

    Edited by Roland Deutsch, Bertram Gawronski, Wilhelm Hofmann

    Conflicts between the "head" and the "heart" are very common in everyday life. Over the past decade, research on such self-regulatory conflicts has been strongly shaped by Strack and Deutsch’s 2004 Reflective-Impulsive Model (RIM). The award-winning theory integrates cognitive, affective, and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06
    Psychology Press

  • The Psychology and Economics of Happiness

    Love, life and positive living

    By Lok Sang Ho

    Much attention has been given to the economics of everyday life, which typically applies economic principles to the analysis of the different choices that people face under different situations. Yet there are hardly any books on the economics of life—an economics that takes the finite lifespan as…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-08-03
    Routledge

  • Cognitive Illusions

    Intriguing Phenomena in Judgement, Thinking and Memory, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Rudiger 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 – 2016-07-28
    Psychology Press

  • 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 – 2016-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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 – 2016-07-19
    Routledge
    Research in Analytical Psychology and Jungian Studies

  • 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 – 2016-06-20
    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

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