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  • 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 – 2016-02-18 
    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

    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

  • The Evolution of Economies

    Money-bargaining, economic change and industrial revolution

    By Patrick Spread

    It is clear even to casual observation that economies evolve from year to year and over centuries. Yet mainstream economic theory assumes that economies always move towards equilibrium. One consequence of this is that mainstream theory is unable to deal with economic history. The Evolution of…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Idiosyncratic Deals between Employees and Organizations

    Conceptual issues, applications and the role of co-workers

    Edited by Matthijs Bal, Denise M Rousseau

    Idiosyncratic deals, or i-deals, are the individualised working arrangements negotiated by employees with the organizations for which they work. Such deals represent an emerging area of study into the effects they have on both parties, as well as co-workers and the wider working world. Do i-deals…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21
    Routledge
    Current Issues in Work and Organizational Psychology

  • The Routledge Companion to Consumer Behavior Analysis

    Edited by Gordon R. Foxall

    The Routledge Companion to Consumer Behavior Analysis provides a unique and eclectic combination of behavioral, cognitive and environmental perspectives to illuminate the real-world complexities of consumer choice in a marketing-oriented economy. Edited by a leading authority in the field, the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • Qualitative Research Methods in Consumer Psychology

    Ethnography and Culture

    Edited by Paul Hackett

    While consumer research is founded on traditional quantitative approaches, the insight produced through qualitative research methods within consumer settings has not gone unnoticed. The culturally situated consumer, who is in intimate dialogue with their physical, virtual and social surroundings,…

    Hardback – 2015-09-01
    Psychology Press

  • Bounded Rationality and Behavioural Economics

    By Graham Mallard

    Economics Nobel Laureate Herbert Simon developed the concept of bounded rationality in the 1950s. This asserts that the cognitive abilities of human decision-makers are not always sufficient to find optimal solutions to complex real-life problems, leading decision-makers to find satisfactory,…

    Hardback – 2015-08-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Behavioural Economics and Finance

  • Agent-Based Computational Economics

    How the idea originated and where it is going

    By Shu-Heng Chen

    This book aims to answer two questions that are fundamental to the study of agent-based economic models: what is agent-based computational economics and why do we need agent-based economic modelling of economy? This book provides a review of the development of agent-based computational economics (…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Experimental and Computable Economics

  • Humanitarian Work Psychology and the Global Development Agenda

    Case studies and interventions

    Edited by Ishbel McWha-Hermann, Douglas C. Maynard, Mary O'Neill Berry

    In recent years, a new movement has emerged within organizational psychology, transposing the established principles of the field onto arenas of more pressing humanitarian need, including the humanitarian treatment of all workers in all work settings. Humanitarian Work Psychology (HWP) stretches…

    Hardback – 2015-08-20
    Routledge

  • Trust and Economics

    The Co-evolution of Trust and Exchange Systems

    By Yanlong Zhang

    A lot of recent attention has been given to one of the central paradoxes of trust: namely how people can restrict self-interest in order to trust. Existing perspectives, theories, and models offer partial explanations, but this volume presents a novel framework that expands on the findings of…

    Hardback – 2015-07-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

  • Straight Choices

    The Psychology of Decision Making, 2nd Edition

    By Ben R. Newell, David A. Lagnado, David R. Shanks

    Should I have this medical treatment or that one? Is this computer a better buy than that one? Should I invest in shares or keep my money under the bed? We all face a perplexing array of decisions every day. Thoroughly revised and updated throughout, the new edition of Straight Choices provides…

    Paperback – 2015-06-15
    Psychology Press

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