Interpersonal Processes & Communication Products

  • 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 – 2016-12-16 
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Conceptual Metaphor in Social Psychology

    The Poetics of Everyday Life

    By Mark J. Landau

    We learn in grade school that metaphor is an ornamental figure of speech reserved for poets. But we now know that it is also a key strategy people use to make sense of the world, from basic concepts like time and causation to the major social issues facing society. In this book, Mark Landau…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 
    Psychology Press
    Essays in Social Psychology

  • The Psychology of Humor at Work

    Edited by Christopher Robert

    This is the first book to look at the psychological processes that enable humor to affect people and teams in the workplace. It recognizes that humor plays many roles beyond making people feel happier and more productive, and acknowledges humor’s potential darker side as well. Bringing together a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Psychology Press
    Current Issues in Work and Organizational 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 – 2016-12-13 

  • Balancing the Secrets of Private Disclosures

    Edited by Sandra Petronio

    This book joins together disclosure, privacy, and secrecy to pursue a greater understanding of how people are both public and private in their interactions. To be social yet autonomous, known yet unknown, independent yet dependent on others is essential to the communicative world. How do people…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Communication, Social Cognition, and Affect

    Edited by Lewis Donohew, Howard E. Sypher, E. Tory Higgins

    Originally published in 1988, the purpose of this book was to explore the interrelations among communication, social cognition and affect. The contributors, selected by the editors, are some of the best known in their fields and they significantly added to the knowledge of this interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

  • What’s Happened To The University?

    A sociological exploration of its infantilisation

    By Frank Furedi

    The radical transformation that universities are undergoing today is no less far-reaching than the upheavals that it experienced in the 1960s. However today, when almost 50 per cent of young people participate in higher education, what occurs in universities matters directly to the whole of society…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17

  • Just Relationships

    Living Out Social Justice as Mentor, Family, Friend, and Lover

    By Douglas L. Kelley

    Bringing a social justice lens to daily interpersonal relationships, Just Relationships offers a perspective on existing social science theory that demonstrates how our personal relationships should be grounded in fairness and justice. Douglas Kelley utilizes concepts from a variety of academic…

    Hardback – 2016-10-11

  • Coping with Lack of Control in a Social World

    Edited by Marcin Bukowski, Immo Fritsche, Ana Guinote, Mirosław Kofta

    Coping with Lack of Control in a Social World offers an integrated view of cutting-edge research on the effects of control deprivation on social cognition. The book integrates multi-method research demonstrating how various types of control deprivation, related not only to experimental settings but…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Psychology Press
    Current Issues in Social Psychology

  • 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

  • Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind

    By Kenneth Sayre

    This book, published in 1976, presents an entirely original approach to the subject of the mind-body problem, examining it in terms of the conceptual links between the physical sciences and the sciences of human behaviour. It is based on the cybernetic concepts of information and feedback and on…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

  • The Cognitive Bases of Interpersonal Communication

    Edited by Dean E. Hewes

    Our interpretations of the world we live in, and the people and institutions that comprise it, are acquired through complex interactions among what we believe to be true, what the world is, and/or what others think it is. Understanding those complex interactions is one of the most important goals…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06
    Routledge Communication Series

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