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  • Youth, Place and Theories of Belonging

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sadia Habib, Michael RM Ward

    Drawing on interdisciplinary perspectives, Youth, Place and Theories of Belonging showcases cutting-edge empirical research on young people’s lifeworlds. The scholars demonstrate that belonging is personal, infused with individual and collective histories as well as interwoven with conceptions of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • The Social Life of Nothing

    Silence, Invisibility and Emptiness in Tales of Lost Experience, 1st Edition

    By Susie Scott

    Nothing really matters. All the things that we do not do, have or become in our lives can be important in shaping self-identity. From jobs turned down to great loves lost, secrets kept and truths untold, people missed and souls unborn, we understand ourselves through other, unlived lives that are…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Conflict and the Social Bond

    Peace in Modern Societies, 1st Edition

    By Michalis Lianos

    Is violent conflict inevitable? What is it in our social nature that makes us conduct wars, genocides and persecutions? The answer lies in how we are programmed to bond and form communities that demand loyalty in order to let us belong. The analysis in this book cuts through the social sciences in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Social Beings, Future Belongings

    Reimagining the Social, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Tsalapatanis, Miranda Bruce, David Bissell, Helen Keane

    Social Beings, Future Belongings is a collection of sociological essays that address an increasingly relevant matter: what does belonging look like in the twenty-first century? The book critically explores the concept of belonging and how it can respond to contemporary problems in not only the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • The Network Self

    Relation, Process, and Personal Identity, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Wallace

    The concept of a relational self has been prominent in feminism, communitarianism, narrative self theories, and social network theories, and has been important to theorizing about practical dimensions of selfhood. However, it has been largely ignored in traditional philosophical theories of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • The Significance of High Value in Human Behaviour

    Speech of the Suffering Soul, 1st Edition

    By Chris Steed

    The Significance of High Value in Human Behaviour is an innovative conceptualisation of how the quest for a high self-worth works as a psychosocial dynamic, presenting the idea that feelings of impotence and low self-esteem induce a powerful impetus on negative human action. This book gives an…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01
    Routledge

  • Loneliness

    A Social Problem, 1st Edition

    By Keming Yang

    In recent years its medical implications have brought loneliness to the centre of attention of mass media, government agents, and the general public. However, as this volume demonstrates, loneliness is not merely a psychological, individual, or health issue. In multiple ways, it is a serious social…

    Hardback – 2019-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Perspectives on Intercultural Psychotherapy

    An Igbo Group Analyst’s Search for Social and Cultural Identity, 1st Edition

    By Okeke Azu-Okeke

    In Perspectives on Intercultural Psychotherapy, Okeke Azu-Okeke explores cultural identity by drawing on his own experience as the first and only Black trainee in an Institute for Group Analysis in London and the impact this has had on his work as a lecturer and supervisor, as well as research from…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • Conversations on Embodiment Across Higher Education

    Teaching, Practice and Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Leigh

    "Embodiment" is a concept that crosses traditional disciplinary boundaries. However, it is a contested term, and the literature is fragmented, particularly within Higher Education. This has resulted in silos of work that are not easily able to draw on previous or related knowledge in order to…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Autism in a Decentered World

    1st Edition

    By Alice Wexler

    Autistic people are empirically and scientifically generalized as living in a fragmented, alternate reality, without a coherent continuous self. In Part I, this book presents recent neuropsychological research and its implications for existing theories of autism, selfhood, and identity, challenging…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Heroism and Wellbeing in the 21st Century

    Applied and Emerging Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olivia Efthimiou, Scott T. Allison, Zeno E. Franco

    Offering a holistic take on an emerging field, this edited collection examines how heroism manifests, is appropriated, and is constructed in a broad range of settings and from a variety of disciplines and perspectives. Psychologists, educators, lawyers, researchers and cultural analysts consider…

    Hardback – 2018-02-22
    Routledge
    Researching Social Psychology

  • Self-Regulation and Self-Control

    Selected works of Roy F. Baumeister, 1st Edition

    By Roy Baumeister

    In the World Library of Psychologists series, international experts present career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces—extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, and their major practical theoretical contributions. In this volume, Roy F. Baumeister…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01
    Routledge
    World Library of Psychologists

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