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 – 2019-10-23 
    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

  • 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 – 2019-09-09 
    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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