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  • A Critical Approach to Surrogacy

    Reproductive Desires and Demands

    By Damien W Riggs, Clemence Due

    This comprehensive text makes an important contribution to the study of surrogacy by developing a novel theoretical framework through which to understand the broader social contexts as well as individual decisions at play within surrogacy arrangements. Drawing on empirical research conducted by…

    Paperback – 2017-09-20 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Narratives of Loneliness

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives from the 21st Century

    Edited by Olivia Sagan, Eric Miller

    Rising life expectancies and declining social capital in the developed world mean that an increasing number of people are likely to experience some form of loneliness in their lifetimes than ever before. Narratives of Loneliness tackles some of the most pressing issues related to loneliness,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • A Recent History of Lesbian and Gay Psychology

    From Homophobia to LGBT

    By Peter Hegarty

    This ground-breaking text explores the contemporary history of how psychological research, practice, and theory has engaged with gay and lesbian movements in the United States and beyond, over the last 50 years. Peter Hegarty examines the main strands of research in lesbian and gay psychology that…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Persons and their Minds

    Towards an Integrative Theory of the Mediated Mind

    By Svend Brinkmann

    Today’s approaches to the study of the human mind are divided into seemingly opposed camps. On one side we find the neurosciences, with their more or less reductionist research programs, and on the other side we find the cultural and discursive approaches, with their frequent neglect of the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05
    Routledge
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

  • Relations and Representations

    An Introduction to the Philosophy of Social Psychological Science

    By John D. Greenwood

    What is the nature of social psychological science? What does a realist approach to human behaviour offer? Originally published in 1991, this lucid introduction to the philosophy of social psychological science takes a new and original approach to the subject. The author repudiates traditional…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Library Editions: Social Psychology

  • Transforming Social Representations

    A Social Psychology of Common Sense and Science

    By Caroline Purkhardt

    Common sense, by definition, is familiar to us all. Science, for some of us, is more remote, yet it is not always clear what the connections are between these two ways of seeing the world. In this title, originally published in 1993, the author explores several related themes in social psychology…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Library Editions: Social Psychology

  • Majority and Minority Influence

    Societal Meaning and Cognitive Elaboration

    Edited by Stamos Papastamou, Antonis Gardikiotis, Gerasimos Prodromitis

    Majority and minority influence research examines how groups influence the attitudes, thoughts and behaviours of individuals, groups and society as a whole. This volume collects recent work by an international group of scholars, representing a variety of different theoretical approaches to majority…

    Paperback – 2017-04-19
    Psychology Press
    Current Issues in Social Psychology

  • Optimizing the Self

    Social representations of self-help

    By Ole Jacob Madsen

    This book provides an analysis of the social representations of leading self-help genres, including neurolinguistic programming, cognitive self-help therapy, mindfulness, self-management, self-esteem, self-leadership and self-control. Exploring the globalised therapeutic culture of today, the book…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

  • Rethinking Creativity

    Contributions from social and cultural psychology

    Edited by Vlad Petre Glăveanu, Alex Gillespie, Jaan Valsiner

    Despite more than half a century of psychological research on creativity we are still far from a clear understanding of the creative process, its antecedents and consequences and, most of all, the ways in which we can effectively support creativity. This is primarily due to a narrow focus on…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

  • Cultural Realities of Being

    Abstract ideas within everyday lives

    Edited by Nandita Chaudhary, S. Anandalakshmy, Jaan Valsiner

    Cultural Realities of Being offers a dialogue between academic activity and everyday lives by providing an interface between several perspectives on human conduct. Very often, academic pursuits are arcane and obscure for ordinary people, this book will attempt to disentangle these dialogues,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09
    Routledge
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

  • Gender Dysphoria and Gender Incongruence

    Edited by Walter Pierre Bouman, Annelou LC de Vries, Guy T'Sjoen

    There is a significant increase in people who self-diagnose as having gender dysphoria and gender incongruence. The number of people with gender dysphoria and gender incongruence who seek assessment, support and treatment at gender identity clinic services has increased substantially over the years…

    Hardback – 2016-09-15
    Routledge

  • Representing Development

    The social construction of models of change

    Edited by David Marco Carre, Jaan Valsiner, Stefan Hampl

    Representing Development presents the different social representations that have formed the idea of development in Western thinking over the past three centuries. Offering an acute perspective on the current state of developmental science and providing constructive insights into future pathways,…

    Hardback – 2016-07-25
    Routledge
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

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