Social Psychology Products

  • Drugs, Daydreaming, and Personality

    A Study of College Youth, 1st Edition

    By Bernard Segal, George J. Huba, Jerome L. Singer

    Originally published in 1980, this book presents a detailed account of a series of investigations that examined the patterns of resort to drugs and alcohol use in college youth, and how such substance uses are linked to personality characteristics and daydreaming patterns. The Editors chose to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Reproductive Losses

    Challenges to LGBTQ Family-Making, 1st Edition

    By Christa Craven

    Although there are far more opportunities for LGBTQ people to become parents than there were before the 1990s, attention to the reproductive challenges LGBTQ families face has not kept pace. Reproductive Losses is the first book to consider LGBTQ people’s experiences with miscarriage, stillbirth,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge
    Gender and Sexualities in Psychology

  • Handbook of Police Psychology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Jack Kitaeff

    The Handbook of Police Psychology features contributions from over 30 leading experts on the core matters of police psychology. The collection surveys everything from the beginnings of police psychology and early influences on the profession; to pre-employment screening, assessment, and evaluation;…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge

  • Youth and the Politics of the Present (Open Access)

    Coping with Complexity and Ambivalence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Enzo Colombo, Paola Rebughini

    Youth and the Politics of the Present presents a range of topical sociological investigations into various aspects of the everyday practices of young adults in different European contexts. Indeed, this volume provides an original and provocative investigation of various current central issues…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • 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

  • The Psychoanalytic Study of Society, V. 17

    Essays in Honor of George D. and Louise A. Spindler, 1st Edition

    Edited by L. Bryce Boyer, Ruth M. Boyer

    In Volume 17, a series of critical appreciations of George and Louise Spindler's multidisciplinary contributions focus on homogeneity and heterogeneity in American cultural anthropology (S. Parman); the molding of American anthropology (M. Suarez); education (H. Trueba); and the uses of projective…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge

  • The Psychoanalytic Study of Society, V. 12

    Essays in Honor of George Devereux, 1st Edition

    Edited by L. Bryce Boyer, Simon A. Grolnick

    Volume 12 includes chapters on the hermeneutics of structuralism and psychoanalysis (H. van Velzen); prophetic initiation in Israel and Judah (D. Merkur); the cult phenomenon and the paranoid process (W. Meissner); the ego and adaptation (P. Parin); male adolescent initiation rituals (L. Rosen);…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Personality Assessment in America

    A Retrospective on the Occasion of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Society for Personality Assessment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edwin I. Megargee, Charles D. Spielberger

    Whereas most psychology books discuss current or future trends, this one focuses on the past. It consists of a collection of important and historically significant writings by a select group of men and women who, over the past 50 years, were honored by their colleagues for their distinguished…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Aspects of Confused Speech

    A Study of Verbal Interaction Between Confused and Normal Speakers, 1st Edition

    By Pamela Shakespeare

    Based on research focusing on the experience of having confused speech and being with confused speakers, this book begins with everyday, commonly understood ideas such as "talking too much" and examines how confused speech is "brought off" as a collaborative activity by the people involved. The…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Deviance Among Physicians

    Fraud, Violence, and the Power to Prescribe, 1st Edition

    By Christina Policastro, Natasha N. Johnson, Thaddeus L. Johnson

    This book offers a comprehensive overview of fraudulent behaviors committed within the medical profession, responding to a growing number of concerns regarding deviant actions such as physically and sexually abusive behaviors, fabricating medical findings and records, and taking advantage of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03 
    Routledge

  • Cross-Cultural Explorations

    Activities in Culture and Psychology, 3rd Edition

    By Susan B. Goldstein

    It is only in recent decades that psychology as an academic discipline has begun to recognize the importance of a cultural perspective. From cross-cultural psychology through to psychological anthropology, psychologists have taken a number of approaches to studying the role of culture in human…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Humor and Chinese Culture

    A Psychological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Xiaodong Yue

    This book addresses psychological studies of humour in Chinese societies. It starts by reviewing how the concept of humour evolves in Chinese history, and how it is perceived by Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism respectively. It then compares differences in the Western and the Chinese perceptions…

    Paperback – 2019-05-25 
    Routledge

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