Applied Social Psychology Products

  • Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability

    Floods and slum life in Indonesia

    By Roanne van Voorst

    Different people handle risk in different ways. The current lack of understanding about this heterogeneity in risk behaviour makes it difficult to intervene effectively in risk-prone communities. Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability offers a unique insight in the everyday life of a group of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge

  • Socialisation During the Life Course

    By Klaus Hurrelmann, Ullrich Bauer

    This comprehensive text highlights new developments in sociological, educational and psychological aspects of socialisation, examining how human beings as "subjects" – experiencing, thinking and acting individuals – confront the material, social and cultural "objects" of their environment and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Misperceptions of the Social World

    What We Get Wrong About Sex, Race, Money, and Violence

    By Eric Beasley

    This volume elucidates some of the very concrete ways in which Americans misperceive the social world and how we are all subject to biases and illusions. As such, it challenges the assumption in much social science theorizing that people are rational actors by exploring how the machinations of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Diversity in Unity: Perspectives from Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

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

    Edited by Amarina Ashar Ariyanto, Hamdi Muluk, Peter Newcombe, Fred P Piercy, Elizabeth Kristi Poerwandari, Sri Hartati R. Suradijono

    The book highlights both the challenges and opportunities in the field of psychology and behavioral sciences, with an emphasis on identifying practical implications for professionals, educators and administrators, and researchers in Asia and Pacific regions. Societies in the said regions have…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09 
    CRC Press

  • Motivation for Sustaining Health Behavior Change

    The Self-as-Doer Identity

    By Amanda M. Brouwer

    With a balance of theory, research, and applications, Motivation for Sustaining Health Behavior Change: The Self-as-Doer Identity introduces the self-as-doer identity as an accessible motivational identity and discusses how it can be incorporated into health behavior change efforts. The book…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge

  • The Conflicted Mind

    And Why Psychology Has Failed to Deal With It

    By Geoffrey Beattie

    One of the greatest paradoxes of human behavior is our tendency to say one thing and do something completely different. We think of ourselves as positive and fair-minded, caring about other people and our environment, yet our behavior lets us down time and time again. Part of the reason for this is…

    Paperback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge

  • Psychology of Music

    From Sound to Significance, 2nd Edition

    By Siu-Lan Tan, Peter Pfordresher, Rom Harré

    In Psychology of Music: From Sound to Significance, Second Edition, the authors consider music on a broad scale, from its beginning as an acoustical signal to its different manifestations across cultures. In their second edition, the authors apply the same richness of depth and scope that was a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03 
    Psychology Press

  • Context and Cognition in Consumer Psychology

    How Perception and Emotion Guide Action

    By Gordon Foxall

    Context and Cognition in Consumer Psychology is concerned with the psychological explanation of consumer choice. It pays particular attention to the roles of perception and emotion in accounting for consumers’ actions and their interaction with the desires and beliefs in terms of which consumer…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge

  • The Goal Conflict Model of Eating Behavior

    Selected Works of Wolfgang Stroebe

    By Wolfgang Professor Stroebe

    In the World Library of Psychologists series, international experts present career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces - extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, and their major practical theoretical contributions. In this volume: Overweight and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    World Library of Psychologists

  • Health Behavior Change

    Theories, Methods and Interventions

    By Andrew Prestwich, Mark Conner, Jared Kenworthy

    We live in an era where people live longer but also suffer from more chronic illnesses. Yet these two issues present not only significant challenges to healthcare professionals, but also governments seeking cost-effective ways to manage their health and social care budgets. Encouraging people to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge

  • Elements of Applied Psychology

    Edited by Peter Spurgeon, Roy Davies, Antony Chapman

    Originally published in 1994, Elements of Applied Psychology provided an introductory survey of the major aspects of applied psychology at the time for students of psychology as a main or ancillary subject. It was the first text to investigate the pressures created by this increased interest in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • The Motivation-Cognition Interface

    From the Lab to the Real World: A Festschrift in Honor of Arie W. Kruglanski

    Edited by Catalina E. Kopetz, Ayelet Fishbach

    This volume honors the work of Arie W. Kruglanski. It represents a collection of chapters written by Arie’s former students, friends, and collaborators. The chapters are rather diverse and cover a variety of topics from politics, including international terrorism, to health related issues, such as…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge

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