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  • 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

  • Finding Meaning in Later Life

    Gathering and Harvesting the Fruits of Women’s Experience, 1st Edition

    By Marcia Nimmer

    Finding Meaning in Later Life: Gathering and Harvesting the Fruits of Women’s Experience is an exploration in understanding the psychological tasks inherent for women in creating and maintaining purpose as they mature and enter their later years. With ever-increasing lifespan for elders, it becomes…

    Hardback – 2018-02-16
    Routledge

  • The Essence of the Self

    In Defense of the Simple View of Personal Identity, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Madell

    In this volume, Geoffrey Madell develops a revised account of the self, making a compelling case for why the "simple" or "anti-criterial" view of personal identity warrants a robust defense. Madell critiques recent discussions of the self for focusing on features which are common to all selves, and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • 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

  • The Defiance of Global Commitment

    A Complex Social Psychology, 1st Edition

    By Brian Castellani

    The Brexit vote; the election of Trump; the upsurge of European nationalism; the devolution of the Arab Spring; global violence; Chinese expansionism; disruptive climate change; the riotous instabilities of the world capitalist system…While diverse in nature, these events share a common denominator…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Signs of Change

    Urban Iconographies in San Francisco, 1880-1915, 1st Edition

    By Ron Robin

    Originally published in 1990, Signs of Change assess the people of San Francisco according to their own demonstrative standards through the visual symbols. Special attention is devoted to the visual perceptions of immigrants, those whose senses were not smothered by over-familiarity or protracted…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Subjective Well-Being and Life Satisfaction

    1st Edition

    Edited by James E. Maddux

    The quality of people’s relationships with and interactions with other people are major influences on their feelings of well-being and their evaluations of life satisfaction. The goal of this volume is to offer scholarly summaries of theory and research on topics at the frontier of the study of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Children and the Environment in an Australian Indigenous Community

    A psychological approach, 1st Edition

    By Angela Kreutz

    Aboriginal children represent one of the fastest growing population segments in Australia, yet the lives of Aboriginal children in their environment has rarely been subjected to systematic and in-depth study. In this book, Angela Kreutz considers the relationship between the environment, attachment…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Misperceptions of the Social World

    What We Get Wrong About Sex, Race, Money, and Violence, 1st Edition

    By Eric Beasley

    This volume elucidates some of the very concrete ways in which Americans misperceive the social world and how we are all subject to biases and illusions. As such, it challenges the assumption in much social science theorizing that people are rational actors by exploring how the machinations of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge

  • Uncovering Social Life

    Critical Perspectives from Sociology, 1st Edition

    By Chris Shilling, Philip A. Mellor

    In an era when rapid social change, the disappearance of traditional communities, the rise of political populism and the threat posed by radical religious movements makes it appear that ‘all that is solid melts into air’, the classical sociological problem of how peaceable societies can be created…

    Paperback – 2017-12-07
    Routledge

  • Subjectivity, Language and the Postcolonial

    Beyond Bourdieu in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Hannah Botsis

    In Subjectivity, Language and the Postcolonial, Hannah Botsis draws on theoretical work that exists at the intersection of critical social psychology, sociolinguistics and the political economy of language, to examine the relationships between language, subjectivity, materiality and political…

    Paperback – 2017-11-10
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • The Conflicted Mind

    And Why Psychology Has Failed to Deal With It, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Beattie

    One of the greatest paradoxes of human behavior is our tendency to say one thing and do something completely different. We think of ourselves as positive and fair-minded, caring about other people and our environment, yet our behavior lets us down time and time again. Part of the reason for this is…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge

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