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  • Autonomy in Adolescent Development

    Towards Conceptual Clarity

    Edited by Bart Soenens, Maarten Vansteenkiste, Stijn Van Petegem

    Autonomy is a central feature of adolescent development, playing a key role in adolescents’ psychosocial adjustment. However, opinions differ about the nature and definition of autonomy and so important questions regarding the role of autonomy in adolescents’ development have remained unanswered.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Psychology Press
    Studies in Adolescent Development

  • The Emotional Market

    Capitalism, Consumption and Authenticity

    Edited by Eva Illouz

    Capitalism has made rationality into a pervasive feature of human action and yet, far from heralding a loss of emotionality, capitalist culture has been accompanied with an unprecedented intensification of emotional life. This raises a puzzle:  how could we have become increasingly rationalized and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Social Values and Moral Intuitions

    The World-Views of "Millennial" Young Adults

    By Gary S. Gregg

    Millennials have been stereotyped as both "entitled slackers" and "the next greatest generation." This study uses depth interviews to offer a scholarly and balanced account of young adults’ values and worldviews. It investigates their views on a wide range of issues, including religion, the economy…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge

  • The Motivation-Cognition Interface

    From the Lab to the Real World

    Edited by Catalina E. Kopetz, Ayelet Fishbach

    This volume honors the work of Arie W. Kruglanski. It represents a collection of chapters written by Arie’s former students, friends, and collaborators. The chapters are rather diverse and cover a variety of topics from politics, including international terrorism, to health related issues, such as…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Blackwashing Homophobia

    Violence and the Politics of Sexuality, Gender and Race

    By Melanie Judge

    As lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex identities increasingly secure legal recognition across the globe, these formal equality gains are contradicted by the continued presence of violence. Such violence emerges as a political pressure point for contestations of identity and power…

    Paperback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Politics of Social Psychology

    Edited by Jarret T. Crawford, Lee Jussim

    Social scientists have long known that political beliefs bias the way they think about, understand, and interpret the world around them. This volume explores the complex and often contentious political influences within the field of social psychology. While most scientists aspire to be…

    Paperback – 2017-08-16 
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Populism and the European Culture Wars

    The Conflict of Values between Hungary and the EU

    By Frank Furedi

    Concern and hostility towards populism has become a distinctive feature of contemporary political culture. In Europe such concerns are frequently directed at Eurosceptics, whose opposition to the European Union is often portrayed as a cultural crime. Ancient anti-democratic claims about the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge

  • Signs of Identity

    The Anatomy of Belonging

    By Martin Ehala

    Signs of Identity presents an interdisciplinary introduction to collective identity, using insights from social psychology, anthropology, sociology and the humanities. It takes the basic concept of semiotics – the sign – as its central notion, and specifies in detail in what ways identity can be…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Perfectionism

    Theory, Research, Applications

    Edited by Joachim Stoeber

    This milestone text provides a comprehensive and state-of-the art overview of perfectionism theory, research, and treatment from the past 25 years, with contributions from the leading researchers in the field. The book examines new theories and perspectives including the social disconnection model…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Geographies of Difference

    Explorations in Northeast Indian Studies

    Edited by Mélanie Vandenhelsken, Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh, Bengt G. Karlsson

    This book rethinks Northeast India as a lived space, a centre of interconnections and unfolding histories, instead of an isolated periphery. Questioning dominant tropes and assumptions around the Northeast, it examines socio-political and historical processes, border issues, the role of the state,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-20 
    Routledge India

  • Getting Grounded in Social Psychology

    The Essential Literature for Beginning Researchers

    Edited by Todd D. Nelson

    This volume provides a fast and efficient way for undergraduate and graduate students to gain a solid understanding of the social psychology literature. Each chapter reviews a major subsection of research in the field, written by a leading social psychology researcher in that area. Coverage…

    Paperback – 2017-07-19 
    Psychology Press

  • The European Heritage

    A Critical Re-Interpretation

    By Gerard Delanty

    Gerard Delanty offers a critical interpretation of the European heritage today in light of recent developments in the human and social sciences, and in view of a mood of crisis in Europe that compels us to re-think the European past. One of the main insights informing this book is that a…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

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