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  • Efficiency of Social Sector Expenditure in India

    1st Edition

    By Brijesh C Purohit

    Government investments in social sector has always played an important role in tackling social issues and facilitated in the alleviation of poverty. Hence, budgetary expenditure to be mobilized for such investments needs to be efficiently allocated and utilized to maximize the greatest good. This…

    Hardback – 2014-08-11
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Empathy through Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Meghan Marie Hammond, Sue J. Kim

    In recent years, a growing field of empathy studies has started to emerge from several academic disciplines, including neuroscience, social psychology, and philosophy. Because literature plays a central role in discussions of empathy across disciplines, reconsidering how literature relates to "…

    Hardback – 2014-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Rethinking Creativity

    Contributions from social and cultural psychology, 1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2014-07-22
    Routledge
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

  • Psychology Serving Humanity: Proceedings of the 30th International Congress of Psychology

    Volume 2: Western Psychology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saths Cooper, Kopano Ratele

    This is the second of two volumes collecting the key proceedings of the 30th International Congress of Psychology, the first to be held in Africa in the 123 years of its history. The theme of the conference was "Psychology Serving Humanity", a recognition of psychology's unfulfilled mission in…

    Hardback – 2014-06-25
    Psychology Press

  • Psychology Serving Humanity: Proceedings of the 30th International Congress of Psychology

    Volume 1: Majority World Psychology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saths Cooper, Kopano Ratele

    This is the first of two volumes collecting the key proceedings of the 30th International Congress of Psychology, the first to be held in Africa in the 123 years of its history. The theme of the conference was "Psychology Serving Humanity", a recognition of psychology's unfulfilled mission in the…

    Hardback – 2014-06-25
    Psychology Press

  • Understanding Collective Pride and Group Identity

    New directions in emotion theory, research and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gavin Brent Sullivan

    Collective and group-based pride is currently covered across a number of disciplines including nationalism studies, sociology and social psychology, with little communication between fields. This multidisciplinary collection encourages interdisciplinary research and provides a unique insight into…

    Hardback – 2014-06-24
    Routledge

  • The Many Faces of Tolerance

    Attitudes toward Diversity in Poland, 1st Edition

    By Ewa A. Golebiowska

    This book presents a systematic account on Poles’ attitudes toward ethnic, religious, political, and sexual minorities. It investigates Poland’s reputation as an intolerant, anti-Semitic, and homophobic country. Counter to a simplistic image of Poland as a hotbed of intolerance, the book…

    Hardback – 2014-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Psychology

  • Happiness and Wellbeing

    The Singaporean Experience, 1st Edition

    By Siok Kuan Tambyah, Soo Jiuan Tan

    This book is part of the continuing research on quality of life issues conducted by its authors, and builds on past research on the values and lifestyles of Singaporeans (published in 1999 and 2004) and the wellbeing of Singaporeans (published in 2009). It focuses on the happiness and wellbeing of…

    Paperback – 2014-05-14
    Routledge

  • Social Capital and Economics

    Social Values, Power, and Social Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Asimina Christoforou, John B. Davis

    This volume provides a collection of critical new perspectives on social capital theory by examining how social values, power relationships, and social identity interact with social capital. This book seeks to extend this theory into what have been largely under-investigated domains, and, at the…

    Hardback – 2014-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

  • Indian Arranged Marriages

    A Social Psychological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Tulika Jaiswal

    Despite the fact that more than 80% of cultures practice varying degrees of arranged marriage, scholars have thus far concentrated exclusively on American and European cultures from choice marriages, not yet fully exploring the psychology of arranged marriages. India is a prominent South Asian…

    Hardback – 2014-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Living in an Asymmetrical World

    How writing direction affects thought and action, 1st Edition

    By Anne Maass, Caterina Suitner, Jean-Pierre Deconchy

    There has recently been a renewed interest in the role of spatial dimensions in social cognition, and how vertical and horizontal trajectories are used to represent social concepts such as power, agency, aggression, and dominance. Most of this work surrounds the idea that abstract concepts are…

    Hardback – 2014-04-09
    Psychology Press

  • Engaging Violence

    Trauma, memory and representation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ivana Maček

    This volume opens up new ground in the field of social representations research by focusing on contexts involving mass violence, rather than on relatively stable societies. Representations of violence are not only symbolic, but in the first place affective and bodily, especially when it comes to…

    Hardback – 2014-03-28
    Routledge
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

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