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  • 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 – 2016-03-10 
    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 – 2016-02-09 
    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 – 2016-01-15 
    Psychology Revivals

  • 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 – 2016-01-04 
    New Directions in American Politics

  • 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 – 2015-12-21 
    Routledge Studies in Political Psychology

  • 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 – 2015-11-18

  • Social Groups in Action and Interaction

    2nd Edition

    By Charles Stangor

    Social Groups in Action and Interaction reviews and analyzes the human group as it operates to create both social good and, potentially, social harm. It summarizes current knowledge and contemporary research, with real-world examples in succinct yet engaging chapters, to help students understand…

    Paperback – 2015-11-10

  • Contextualizing Human Memory

    An interdisciplinary approach to understanding how individuals and groups remember the past

    Edited by Charles Stone, Lucas Bietti

    This edited collection provides an inter- and intra-disciplinary discussion of the critical role context plays in how and when individuals and groups remember the past. International contributors integrate key research from a range of disciplines, including social and cognitive psychology,…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21
    Psychology Press
    Explorations in Cognitive Psychology

  • Introduction to Political Psychology

    3rd Edition

    By Martha L. Cottam, Elena Mastors, Thomas Preston, Beth Dietz

    This comprehensive, user-friendly introductory textbook to political psychology explores the psychological origins of political behavior. The authors introduce readers to a broad range of theories, concepts, and case studies of political activity to illustrate that behavior. The book examines many…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26

  • Psychology and the Conduct of Everyday Life

    Edited by Ernst Schraube, Charlotte Højholt

    Psychology and the Conduct of Everyday Life moves psychological theory and research practice out of the laboratory and into the everyday world. Drawing on recent developments across the social and human sciences, it examines how people live as active subjects within the contexts of their everyday…

    Paperback – 2015-08-13

  • Psychology for Sustainability

    4th Edition

    By Britain A. Scott, Elise L. Amel, Susan M. Koger, Christie M. Manning

    Psychology for Sustainability, 4th Edition -- known as Psychology of Environmental Problems: Psychology for Sustainability in its previous edition -- applies psychological theory and research to so-called "environmental" problems, which actually result from human behavior that degrades…

    Paperback – 2015-08-10

  • Social Motivation

    Edited by David Dunning

    Motivational science is one of the fastest-growing areas of research in social psychology, incorporating multiple perspectives from social-personality research. This volume provides students and researchers with a comprehensive overview of major topics in social motivation. All contributors are…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Psychology Press

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