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  • The Many Faces of Tolerance

    Attitudes toward Diversity in Poland

    By Ewa A. Golebiowska

    This book presents a systematic account on Poles’ attitudes toward ethnic, religious, political, and sexual minorities. It investigates Poland’s reputation as an intolerant, anti-Semitic, and homophobic country. Counter to a simplistic image of Poland as a hotbed of intolerance, the book…

    Paperback – 2016-08-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Psychology

  • Psychological Torture

    Definition, Evaluation and Measurement

    By Pau Perez Sales

    Sadly, it is highly likely that psychological torture is committed by governments worldwide, and yet notwithstanding the serious moral questions that this disturbing and elusive concept raises, and research in the area so limited, there is no operational or legal definition. But this pioneering new…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02 
    Routledge

  • The Psychopolitics of Food

    Culinary rites of passage in the neoliberal age

    By Mihalis Mentinis

    The Psychopolitics of Food probes into the contemporary ‘foodscape’, examining culinary practices and food habits and in particular the ways in which they conflate with neoliberal political economy. It suggests that generic alimentary and culinary practices constitute technologies of the self and…

    Hardback – 2016-06-28 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • The Global Hillary

    Women's Political Leadership in Cultural Contexts

    Edited by Dinesh Sharma

    Is there a linkage between "smart power" and Hillary Clinton's leadership style? Can she advance American leadership and women's development worldwide? The Global Hillary addresses these questions and many others. Bringing together two key aspects of Clinton’s ongoing career—her advocacy for…

    Paperback – 2016-05-27 
    Routledge
    LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

  • The Psychology of Justice and Legitimacy

    Edited by D. Ramona Bobocel, Aaron C. Kay, Mark P. Zanna, James M. Olson

    In response to the international turmoil, violence, and increasing ideological polarization, social psychological interest in the topics of legitimacy and social justice has blossomed considerably. Social psychologists have explored the psychological underpinnings of people’s reactions to injustice…

    Paperback – 2016-05-16 
    Psychology Press
    Ontario Symposia on Personality and Social Psychology Series

  • Civil Society and Democratic Theory

    Alternative Voices

    By Gideon Baker

    This book introduces radically alternative models of civil society that have been developed outside the liberal democratic frame of reference, models which suggest that civil society does offer new and non-statist democratic possibilities. Drawing on a wide range of civil society theory-practice…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • 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

  • Social Psychology of Political Polarization

    Edited by Piercarlo Valdesolo, Jesse Graham

    The 21st-century political landscape has been defined by deep ideological polarization, and as a result scientific inquiry into the psychological mechanisms underlying this divide has taken on increased relevance. The topic is by no means new to social psychology. Classic literature on intergroup…

    Paperback – 2016-02-17
    Psychology Press
    Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology Series

  • Soviet Psychology

    History, Theory, Content

    By John McLeish

    Originally published in 1975, this title sets out to show us the differences between Soviet and other ways of thinking about nature, man, and society. The basic factor distinguishing Soviet psychology is that it views phenomena from the perspective of a highly articulated body of theoretical…

    Hardback – 2016-01-05
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Emotions in Conflict

    Inhibitors and Facilitators of Peace Making

    By Eran Halperin

    Social and political psychologists have attempted to reveal the reasons why individuals and societies that acknowledge that peace would improve their personal and collective well-being, and are aware of the required actions needed to promote it, are simply incapable of making this step forward…

    Paperback – 2015-12-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Psychology

  • New Directions in Public Opinion

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Adam J. Berinsky

    The field of public opinion is one of the most diverse in political science. Over the last 60 years, scholars have drawn upon the disciplines of psychology, economics, sociology, and even biology to learn how ordinary people come to understand the complicated business of politics. But much of the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15
    Routledge
    New Directions in American Politics

  • The Psychology of Radicalization and Terrorism

    By Willem Koomen, Joop Van Der Pligt

    Terrorism and radicalization have a long history, but in recent years their prominence has been a particularly conspicuous and influential feature of the global political landscape. This important book presents an overview of the processes involved in radicalization and terrorism, and introduces a…

    Paperback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge

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