Social Psychology Products

  • Understanding Threesomes

    Gender, Sex, and Consensual Non-Monogamy, 1st Edition

    By Ryan Scoats

    Interest in sexual threesomes is significant, but how much do we really know about them? Why do people engage in them? What influences people’s interest? And what are the longer term ramifications of a threesome? This book explores these questions and more; contextualising the findings in relation…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Critical Studies of Men and Masculinities

  • Understanding Crime in Villages-in-the-City in China

    A Social and Behavioural Approach, 1st Edition

    By Zhanguo Liu, T. Wing Lo

    Rapid urbanization of economic zones in China has resulted in a special social phenomenon: "villages-in-the-city". Underdeveloped villages are absorbed during the expansion of urban areas, while retaining their rustic characteristics. Due to the rural characteristics of these areas, social security…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • Renunciation and Untouchability in India

    The Notional and the Empirical in the Caste Order, 1st Edition

    By Srinivasa Ramanujam

    This volume develops a historically informed phenomenology of caste and untouchability. It explores the idea of ‘Brahmin’ and the practice of untouchability by offering a scholarly reading of ancient and medieval texts. By going beyond the notions of purity and pollution, it presents a new…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge India

  • 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 – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • 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 – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Pseudo-Public Spaces in Chinese Shopping Malls

    Rise, Publicness and Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Yiming Wang

    Shopping malls in China create a new pseudo-public urban space which is under the control of private or quasi-public power structure. As they are open for public use, mediated by the co-mingling of private property rights and public meanings of urban space, the rise, publicness and consequences of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Youth, Place and Theories of Belonging

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sadia Habib, Mike 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 – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • The Idea of Suicide

    Contagion, Diffiusion, and Cultural Imitation, 1st Edition

    By Michael J. Kral

    This book is about a new theory of suicide as cultural mimesis, or as an idea that is internalized from culture. Written as part of a new, critical focus in suicidology, this volume moves away from the dominant, strictly scientific understanding of suicide as the result of a mental disorder, and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge
    Researching Social Psychology

  • 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 – 2019-05-17 
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • The Social Structures of Global Academia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fabian Cannizzo, Nick Osbaldiston

    Higher education and research are now at the centre of economic and social policy in advanced information societies. Global networks of researchers, finance, students and policymakers invoke collaborative sociological perspectives. What it means to be an academic and to work in a technologically…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • 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

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