Social Psychology Products

  • Surrogacy, Psychology and Health

    A Critical Perspective

    By Damien W Riggs, Clemence Due

    The inalienable right to have children is a cornerstone to western societies, and yet for many people, surrogacy remains their only option. This important new book explores this highly contested area through a critical psychology perspective, discussing the many socio-cultural issues and health…

    Paperback – 2017-06-12 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • The Hidden Costs of Reward

    New Perspectives on the Psychology of Human Motivation

    Edited by Mark R. Lepper, David Greene

    Originally published in 1978, this volume provided a broad survey of the latest research and theory, at the time, concerning the potential detrimental effects of inappropriate uses of tangible rewards to modify behaviour. Overall, this research questions the dominant paradigm within which…

    Paperback – 2017-06-10 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • The Psychology of the Learning Group

    By John McLeish, Wayne Matheson, James Park

    Originally published in 1973, this work takes a hard look at the claims made for the small group as a learning medium (lecture, structured discussion, ‘sensitivity’, training groups etc.). Various theories of group dynamics, leadership function and learning process are looked at critically on the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-10 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Diversity Management

    A Social Psychological Approach to better Organisational Performance

    By Graeme Russell, Drew Nesdale

     Diversity in contemporary society, particularly western societies, is usually taken for granted, whether it’s conceived around ethnicity, gender or culture. But making the most of a diverse workforce on an organisational level, in terms of the challenges and opportunities that managing…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Psychology Press

  • Routledge International Handbook of Self-Control in Health and Wellbeing

    Edited by Denise de Ridder, Marieke Adriaanse, Kentaro Fujita

    The ability to prioritise long-term goals above short-term gratifications is crucial to living a healthy and happy life. We are bombarded with temptations, whether from fast-food or faster technologies; the psychological capacity to manage our lives within such a challenging environment has…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Competition and Cooperation in Social and Political Sciences

    Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Depok, Indonesia, November 7-9, 2016: Topics in Social and Political Sciences

    Edited by Rochman Achwan, Suraya Afiff, Isbandi Rukminto Adi

    The book contains essays on current issues in Social and Political Sciences, such as the issues of governance and social order; social development and community development; global challenges and inequality; civil society and social movement; IT-based community and social transformation; poverty…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    CRC Press

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Forensic Psychology in Secure Settings

    Edited by Jane L. Ireland, Carol A. Ireland, Martin Fisher, Neil Gredecki

    The Routledge International Handbook of Forensic Psychology in Secure Settings is the first volume to identify, discuss and analyse the most important psychological issues within prisons and secure hospitals. Including contributions from leading researchers and practitioners from the UK, US,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Marital Relationships and Parenting: Intimate relations and their correlates

    Edited by Ami Rokach

    Romantic relationships, especially good ones, are desired of almost all humans. However, what makes such relationships good and nourishing? For the most part, it is the support and intimacy that exists within the couple, and their ability to experience life and face difficulties together. This…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge

  • 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,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Psychology Press

  • Detection and Prevention of Identity-Based Bullying

    Social Justice Perspectives

    By Britney G Brinkman

    Bullying in schools has become the focus of a growing body of literature; however, much of that work diminishes the role of social context, social identities, and prejudices despite extensive research evidence suggesting that many victims of bullying are targeted because of an aspect of their…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Psychology Press
    Researching Social Psychology

  • Psychology of Fear, Crime and the Media

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Derek Chadee

    The media continue to have a significant persuasive influence on the public perception of crime, even when the information presented is not reflective of the crime rate or actual crime itself. There have been numerous theoretical studies on fear of crime in the media, but few have considered this…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Psychology Press
    Researching Social Psychology

  • Addressing Loneliness

    Coping, Prevention and Clinical Interventions

    Edited by Ami Sha'ked, Ami Rokach

    This is a volume on loneliness and what can be done to address its pain. While most books simply describe loneliness from one author’s point of view, this volume includes a comprehensive review of the literature and employs top researchers in the field discuss their own research findings,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22 
    Psychology Press
    Researching Social Psychology

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