Applied Social Psychology Products

  • Challenging Extremist Views on Social Media

    Developing a Counter-Narrative Response, 1st Edition

    By Jan Jaap van Eerten, Bertjan Doosje

    This book is a timely and significant examination of the role of the use of counter-narratives via social media as a potential means to prevent radicalization of potentially susceptible individuals, or to de-radicalize people with radical beliefs. In recent years, extremist groups have developed…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • The Idea of Suicide

    Contagion, Diffiusion, and Cultural Imitation, 1st Edition

    By Michael J. Kral

    This book is about a new theory of suicide as cultural mimesis, or as an idea that is internalized from culture. Written as part of a new, critical focus in suicidology, this volume moves away from the dominant, strictly scientific understanding of suicide as the result of a mental disorder, and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge
    Researching Social Psychology

  • Handbook of Police Psychology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Jack Kitaeff

    The Handbook of Police Psychology features contributions from over 30 leading experts on the core matters of police psychology. The collection surveys everything from the beginnings of police psychology and early influences on the profession, to pre-employment screening, assessment, and evaluation,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge

  • Men’s Health Equity

    A Handbook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Derek M. Griffith, Marino A. Bruce, Roland J. Thorpe, Jr.

    Worldwide, men have more opportunities, privileges, and power, yet they also have shorter life expectancies than women. Why is this? Why are there stark differences in the burden of disease, quality of life, and length of life amongst men, by race, ethnicity, (dis)ability status, sexual…

    Paperback – 2019-05-17 
    Routledge

  • The Optimal Personality

    An Empirical and Theoretical Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Richard W. Coan

    The terms mental health, maturity, personality integration, self-actualization have been used by psychologists to represent the realm of the ideal or optimal personality. Originally published in 1974, Professor Richard Coan here describes a method of analysing this domain, and examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Personality

  • Prophecy, Behaviour and Change

    An Examination of Self-fulfilling Prophecies in Helping Relationships, 1st Edition

    By Gerald G. Smale

    Professional helpers may harm their clients instead of helping them. This is one of the important implications – for the selection, training and practice of members of the helping professions – of the evidence reviewed in this book. Originally published in 1977, Gerald Smale argues that the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Personality

  • Evidence-based Investigative Interviewing

    Applying Cognitive Principles, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jason J. Dickinson, Nadja Schreiber Compo, Rolando Carol, Bennett L. Schwartz, Michelle McCauley

    For as long as we have been researching human memory, psychologists have been investigating how people remember and forget. This research is regularly drawn upon in our legal systems. Historically, we have relied upon eyewitness memory to help judge responsibility and adjudicate truth, but memory…

    Paperback – 2019-03-06
    Routledge

  • Behavior Modification

    What It Is and How To Do It, 11th Edition

    By Garry Martin, Joseph J. Pear

    Behavior Modification: What It Is and How to Do It is a comprehensive, practical presentation of the principles of behavior modification and guidelines for their application. Appropriate for university students and for the general reader, it teaches forms of behavior modification ranging from…

    Paperback – 2019-02-18
    Routledge

  • Forensic Psychology: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Sandie Taylor

    This edition of Forensic Psychology: The Basics continues to provide an essential and accessible overview of a dynamic and fascinating discipline. Providing an engaging introduction to the core topics within Forensic Psychology, the text combines a discussion of theory with information about the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Science, Pseudo-science, Non-sense, and Critical Thinking

    Why the Differences Matter, 1st Edition

    By Gershon Ben-Shakhar, Marianna Barr

    Science, Pseudo-science, Non-sense, and Critical Thinking shines an unforgiving light on popular and lucrative ‘miraculous’ practices that promise to offer answers during times of trouble. Throughout the book, the authors unfold the fallacies underlying these practices, as well as consumers’ need…

    Paperback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge

  • Forced Migration and Social Trauma

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Psychoanalysis, Psychology, Sociology and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Hamburger, Camellia Hancheva, Saime Özcürümez, Carmen Scher, Biljana Stankovic, Slavica Tutnjevic

    Forced Migration and Social Trauma addresses the topic of social trauma and migration by bringing together a broad range of interdisciplinary and international contributors, comprising refugee care practitioners, trauma researchers, sociologists and specialists in public policy from all along the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-29
    Routledge

  • Psychology of Music

    1st Edition

    By Susan Hallam

    How does music affect our moods? What is the best way to develop musical skills? How does the definition of music vary between cultures? The Psychology of Music explores the important impact music has on our everyday lives, and its influence on society, groups and individual people. It demonstrates…

    Paperback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    The Psychology of Everything

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