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  • Transnationalism, Migration and the Challenge to Europe

    The Enlargement of Meaning

    By Kevin Robins, Asu Aksoy

    Transnationalism, Migration and the Challenge to Europe: The Enlargement of Meaning puts forward an alternative outline for thinking about migration in a European context. Moving beyond the agenda of identity politics, the book addresses possibilities more related to the experiential and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge

  • Identity Troubles

    An introduction

    By Anthony Elliott

    In our turbulent world of global flows and digital transformations pervasive identity crises and self-reinvention have become increasingly central to everyday life. In this fascinating book, Anthony Elliott shows how global transformations – the new electronic economy, digital worlds,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge

  • Detection and Prevention of Identity-Based Bullying

    Social Justice Perspectives

    By Britney G Brinkman

    Bullying in schools has become the focus of a growing body of literature; however, much of that work diminishes the role of social context, social identities, and prejudices despite extensive research evidence suggesting that many victims of bullying are targeted because of an aspect of their…

    Hardback – 2015-10-27 
    Psychology Press
    Researching Social Psychology

  • Nostalgia

    A Psychological Resource

    By Clay Routledge

    Nostalgia is a topic that most lay people are familiar with, but, until recently, few social scientists understood. Once viewed as a disease, nostalgia is now considered to be an important psychological resource. It involves revisiting personally cherished memories that involve close others. When…

    Paperback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    Essays in Social Psychology

  • 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 – 2015-10-08 
    Psychology Press

  • Handbook of the Uncertain Self

    Edited by Robert M. Arkin, Kathryn C. Oleson

    This Handbook explores the cognitive, motivational, interpersonal, clinical, and applied aspects of personal uncertainty. It showcases both the diversity and the unity that defines contemporary perspectives on uncertainty in self within social and personality psychology. The contributions to the…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Psychology Press

  • The Self and Identity in Rehabilitation

    A Special Issue of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

    Edited by Fergus Gracey, Tamara Ownsworth

    This special issue brings together developments in neurological, psychological and social understanding of sense of self and identity in neuropsychological rehabilitation. Following brain injury and in the context of neurological illness, both the individual and their loved ones report changes in…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Psychology Press

  • The Social Cure

    Identity, Health and Well-Being

    Edited by Jolanda Jetten, Catherine Haslam, S. Alexander Haslam

    A growing body of research shows that social networks and identities have a profound impact on mental and physical health. With such mounting evidence of the importance of social relationships in protecting health, the challenge we face is explaining why this should be the case. What is it that…

    Paperback – 2015-09-15 
    Psychology Press

  • Loneliness Updated

    Recent research on loneliness and how it affects our lives

    Edited by Ami Rokach

    "To be alone is to be different. To be different is to be alone, and to be in the interior of this fatal circle is to be lonely. To be lonely is to have failed" (Susan Schultz, 1976) Loneliness carries a significant social stigma, as lack of friendship and social ties is socially undesirable, and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

  • Truth, Lies and Trust on the Internet

    By Monica T. Whitty, Adam Joinson

    The Internet is often presented as an unsafe or untrustworthy space: where children are preyed upon by paedophiles, cannibals seek out victims, offline relationships are torn apart by online affairs and where individuals are addicted to gambling, love, and cybersex. While many of these stories…

    Paperback – 2015-08-11
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Reissuing works originally published between 1960 and 1995, this varied set offers an outstanding collection of scholarship. It includes topics that touch on psychology, feminist criticism, philosophy and literary history as well as examinations of autobiography as genre.…

    Hardback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

  • V. S. Naipaul: Displacement and Autobiography

    By Judith Levy

    Originally published in 1995. V. S. Naipaul, a Trinidadian of Indian descent living in the West, has written in many forms. Through an analysis of five works by Naipaul written in different modes and periods of his life, this study posits a relationship between a cultural condition and a choice of…

    Hardback – 2015-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

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