Applied Social Psychology Products

  • Stereotypes and the Construction of the Social World

    1st Edition

    By Perry R. Hinton

    Stereotypes and the Construction of the Social World explores the complexity of stereotypes, guiding the reader through issues of definition and theoretical explanations from psychology and other disciplines. The book examines why people use stereotypes, which have often been represented as…

    Paperback – 2019-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Trophy Hunting

    A Psychological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Beattie

    This book explores the psychology of trophy hunting from a critical perspective and considers the reasons why some people engage in the controversial activity of killing often endangered animals for sport. Recent highly charged debate, reaching a peak with the killing of Cecil the lion in 2015,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Fear, Society, and the Police

    1st Edition

    By Dale L. June

    Fear, Society, and the Police examines elements of fear and how they can be controlled and turned into an effective and proper response in an emergency situation. Readers of this book will be exposed to ways fear can become an uncontrolled emotion, often leading to unnecessary acts of violence, and…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08 
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Food Marketing and Overeating

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frans Folkvord

    Integrating recent research and existing knowledge on food marketing and its effects on the eating behaviour of children, adolescents, and adults, this timely collection explores how food promotion techniques can be used to promote healthier foods. Numerous factors influence what, when, and how we…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06 
    Routledge
    Current Issues in Social Psychology

  • Landscapes of Trauma

    The Psychology of the Battlefield, 1st Edition

    By Nigel Hunt

    Integrating trauma studies with historical research and social psychology, Landscapes of Trauma examines a range of battlefields from across history, including Waterloo, the Battle of Sedan, the Battle of the Ebro, and the Battle of Normandy, to bring to light what these battlefields say about our…

    Paperback – 2019-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Challenging Extremist Views on Social Media

    Developing a Counter-Messaging Response, 1st Edition

    By Jan-Jaap van Eerten, Bertjan Doosje

    This book is a timely and significant examination of the role of counter-messaging via social media as a potential means of preventing or countering radicalization to violent extremism. In recent years, extremist groups have developed increasingly sophisticated online communication strategies to…

    Paperback – 2019-08-12 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge

  • Behavior Modification

    What It Is and How To Do It, 10th Edition

    By Garry Martin, Joseph J. Pear

    Behavior Modification,10/e assumes no specific prior knowledge about psychology or behavior modification on the part of the reader. The authors begin with basic principles and procedures of behavior modification and then provide readers with how-to-skills such as observing and recording. Next, the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04
    Psychology Press

  • The Idea of Suicide

    Contagion, Imitation, and Cultural Diffusion, 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 – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Researching Social Psychology

  • Motivation for Sustaining Health Behavior Change

    The Self-as-Doer Identity, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    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 – 2019-05-09
    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

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