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  • 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 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
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

  • The Rise of Critical Animal Studies

    From the Margins to the Centre, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nik Taylor, Richard Twine

    As the scholarly and interdisciplinary study of human/animal relations becomes crucial to the urgent questions of our time, notably in relation to environmental crisis, this collection explores the inner tensions within the relatively new and broad field of animal studies. This provides a platform…

    Hardback – 2014-03-28
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Interaction, Communication and Development

    Psychological development as a social process, 1st Edition

    By Charis Psaltis, Anna Zapiti

    For decades there has been considerable interest in the ways that interactions between children can provide a beneficial context for the study of cognitive and social development. In this book Psaltis and Zapiti use both theoretical and empirical research to build on the perspectives of Piaget,…

    Hardback – 2014-03-27
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

  • Rhetoric, Ideology and Social Psychology

    Essays in honour of Michael Billig, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charles Antaki, Susan Condor

    Professor Michael Billig is one of the most significant living figures in social psychology. His work spans thirty-five years, and has at times challenged conventional social scientific thinking on a range of key topics. Billig has influenced a wide range of fields including intergroup conflict,…

    Hardback – 2014-03-19
    Explorations in Social Psychology

  • Social Identities

    Motivational, Emotional, Cultural Influences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rupert Brown, Dora Capozza

    The concept of social identity occupies a central position in contemporary social psychology. Social Identities: Motivational, Emotional, Cultural Influences reports recent developments in the analysis of motivational and affective aspects of social identity processes. The book also examines the…

    Paperback – 2014-01-17
    Psychology Press

  • Decision-Making Groups and Teams

    An Information Exchange Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Steven Silver

    In recent years, there has been increasing implementation of group and team decision-making within organizations, much of it managed electronically, between members of what are "virtual" groups or teams. Recent research into effective team implementation emphasizes "trust" as an intermediary…

    Hardback – 2013-11-19
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • Affect and Cognition in Criminal Decision Making

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jean-Louis van Gelder, Henk Elffers, Danielle Reynald, Daniel S Nagin

    Research and theorizing on criminal decision making has not kept pace with recent developments in other fields of human decision making. Whereas criminal decision making theory is still largely dominated by cognitive approaches such as rational choice-based models, psychologists, behavioral…

    Hardback – 2013-11-13
    Crime Science Series

  • Sport in Prison

    Exploring the Role of Physical Activity in Correctional Settings, 1st Edition

    By Rosie Meek

    Although prison can present a critical opportunity to engage with offenders through interventions and programming, reoffending rates among those released from prison remain stubbornly high. Sport can be a means through which to engage with even the most challenging and complex individuals caught up…

    Hardback – 2013-11-05
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Cultural Realities of Being

    Abstract ideas within everyday lives, 1st Edition

    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,…

    Hardback – 2013-10-29
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

  • Organizing through Empathy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn Pavlovich, Keiko Krahnke

    Empathy dissolves the boundaries between self and others, and feelings of altruism towards others are activated. This process results in more compassionate and caring contexts, as well as helping others in times of suffering. This book provides evidence from neuroscience and quantum physics that it…

    Hardback – 2013-07-09
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

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