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  • Intergroup Contact Theory

    Recent developments and future directions

    Edited by Loris Vezzali, Sofia Stathi

    Intergroup contact theory has been one of the most influential theories in social psychology since it was first formulated by Gordon Allport in 1954. This volume highlights, via a critical lens, the most notable recent developments in the field, demonstrating its vitality and its capacity for…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Current Issues in Social Psychology

  • Ostracism, Exclusion, and Rejection

    Edited by Kipling D. Williams, Steve A. Nida

    Ostracism, Exclusion, and Rejection examines research into the related phenomena of ostracism, exclusion and rejection. Most individuals have experienced both sides of the coin: being ostracized and ostracizing others. People experience mild forms of ostracism on a daily basis, but some endure…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Terror, Love and Brainwashing

    Attachment in Cults and Totalitarian Systems

    By Alexandra Stein

    Written by a cult survivor and renowned expert on cults and totalitarianism, Terror, Love and Brainwashing draws on the author’s 25 years of study and research to explain how almost anyone, given the right set of circumstances, can be radically manipulated to engage in otherwise incomprehensible…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge

  • Addiction, Behavioral Change and Social Identity

    The path to resilience and recovery

    Edited by Sarah Buckingham, David Best

    Changing health-related behavior is for many people a lonely and isolating experience. Individual willpower is often not enough, particularly in addressing addictive behavior, but research increasingly points to the potential of group identity to shape behavior change and support recovery. This…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Romantic Relationships and Sexuality in Adolescence and Young Adulthood

    The Role of Parents, Peers and Partners

    Edited by Daphne van de Bongardt, Rongqin Yu, Maja Dekovic, Wim Meeus

    Romantic relationship formation and the engagement in sexual behaviors are normative and salient developmental tasks for adolescents and young adults. These developmental tasks are increasingly viewed from an ecological perspective, thus as strongly embedded in different social contexts. This…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Influence

    Theory, research and practice

    By Joop van der Pligt, Michael Vliek

    Whether it’s our choice of a new car or what we think about our neighbours, our opinions and attitudes are a way of negotiating the world around us. The Psychology of Influence explores how these preferences and behaviours are influenced and affected by the messages we receive in daily life. From…

    Paperback – 2016-10-21
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Evidence

    From evidence-based policy to the good governance of evidence

    By Justin Parkhurst

    There has been an enormous increase in interest in the use of evidence for public policymaking, but the vast majority of work on the subject has failed to engage with the political nature of decision making and how this influences the ways in which evidence will be used (or misused) within…

    Hardback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Skilled Interpersonal Communication

    Research, Theory and Practice, 6th Edition

    By Owen Hargie

    There is a fundamental, powerful, and universal desire amongst humans to interact with others. People have a deep-seated need to communicate, and the greater their ability in this regard the more satisfying and rewarding their lives will be. The contribution of skilled interpersonal communication…

    Paperback – 2016-09-29
    Routledge

  • Gender Dysphoria and Gender Incongruence

    Edited by Walter Pierre Bouman, Annelou LC de Vries, Guy T'Sjoen

    There is a significant increase in people who self-diagnose as having gender dysphoria and gender incongruence. The number of people with gender dysphoria and gender incongruence who seek assessment, support and treatment at gender identity clinic services has increased substantially over the years…

    Hardback – 2016-09-15
    Routledge

  • How to Rethink Human Behavior

    A Practical Guide to Social Contextual Analysis

    By Bernard Guerin

    Developed from the author’s long teaching career, How to Rethink Human Behavior aims to cultivate practical skills in human observation and analysis, rather than offer a catalogue of immutable ‘facts’. It synthesizes key psychological concepts with insights from other disciplines, including…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge

  • Denying Death

    An Interdisciplinary Approach to Terror Management Theory

    Edited by Lindsey A. Harvell, Gwendelyn S. Nisbett

    This volume is the first to showcase the interdisciplinary nature of Terror Management Theory, providing a detailed overview of how rich and diverse the field has become since the late 1980s, and where it is going in the future. It offers perspectives from psychology, political science,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-07
    Psychology Press

  • The Self and Social Relationships

    Edited by Joanne V. Wood, Abraham Tesser, John G. Holmes

    Although the two major research areas of the "Self" and "Social Relationships" have flourished, they have done so largely independently of each other. More and more research, however, has indicated that relationships shape the nature of the self and identity, and that self-views influence…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Psychology Press

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