Self & Social Identity Products

  • Consumer Culture, Identity and Well-Being

    The Search for the 'Good Life' and the 'Body Perfect', 2nd Edition

    By Helga Dittmar

    Hardback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    European Monographs in Social Psychology

  • Critical Realism for Psychologists

    1st Edition

    By David Pilgrim

    This is the first dedicated text to explain and explore the utility of critical realism for psychologists, offering it as a helpful middle ground between positivism and postmodernism. By introducing its basic concepts, Pilgrim explains critical realism to psychologists and shows how the interface…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11 
    Routledge

  • Henri Tajfel: Explorer of Identity and Difference

    1st Edition

    By Rupert Brown

    This book offers a biographical account of Henri Tajfel, one of the most influential European social psychologists of the twentieth century, offering unique insights into his ground-breaking work in the areas of social perception, social identity and intergroup relations. The author, Rupert…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge
    European Monographs in Social Psychology

  • Trophy Hunting

    A Psychological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Beattie

    This book explores the psychology of trophy hunting from a critical perspective and considers the reasons why some people engage in the controversial activity of killing often endangered animals for sport. Recent highly charged debate, reaching a peak with the killing of Cecil the lion in 2015,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Narrative Psychology and Vygotsky in Dialogue

    Changing Subjects, 1st Edition

    By Jill Bradbury

    This book draws together two domains of psychological theory, Vygotsky’s cultural-historical theory of cognition and narrative theories of identity, to offer a way of rethinking the human subject as embodied, relational and temporal. A dialogue between these two ostensibly disparate and contested…

    Paperback – 2019-10-03 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Women, Sex, and Madness

    Notes from the Edge, 1st Edition

    By Breanne Fahs

    Covering a wide variety of subjects and points of inquiry on women's sexuality, from genital anxieties about pubic hair to constructions of the body in the therapy room, this book offers a ground-breaking examination of women, sex, and madness, drawing from psychology, gender and sexuality studies,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-09
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Identity and Interethnic Marriage in the United States

    1st Edition

    By Stanley O. Gaines, Jr.

    Drawing on psychological and sociological perspectives as well as quantitative and qualitative data, Identity and Interethnic Marriage in the United States considers the ways the self and social identity are linked to the dynamics of interethnic marriage. Bringing together the classic theoretical…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Researching Social Psychology

  • Emotions as Commodities

    Capitalism, Consumption and Authenticity, 1st Edition

    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 the question: how could we have become increasingly rationalized…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • New Directions in the Psychology of Close Relationships

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dominik Schoebi, Belinda Campos

    What makes for strong and enduring relationships? It is a question of increasing scientific and popular interest as it has become clear that relationships can make life happier, healthier, and longer. In this collection, the reader will find an overview of state-of-the-art research on this question…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Current Issues in Social Psychology

  • Current Directions in Ostracism, Social Exclusion and Rejection Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Selma Rudert, Rainer Greifeneder, Kipling Williams

    This edited volume provides an up-to-date review of current research on ostracism, social exclusion, and rejection. The book shows why exclusion and rejection occur, how they affect the excluded individuals, and the consequences they might have for individuals and organizations. Ostracism, social…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Current Issues in Social Psychology

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