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  • The Idea of Suicide

    Contagion, Imitation, and Cultural Diffusion, 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 – 2019-06-04
    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 – 2019-05-15
    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 – 2019-04-25
    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

  • Loneliness

    A Social Problem, 1st Edition

    By Keming Yang

    In recent years its medical implications have brought loneliness to the centre of attention of mass media, government agents, and the general public. However, as this volume demonstrates, loneliness is not merely a psychological, individual, or health issue. In multiple ways, it is a serious social…

    Hardback – 2019-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Emotions in Late Modernity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Patulny, Alberto Bellocchi, Rebecca E. Olson, Sukhmani Khorana, Jordan McKenzie, Michelle Peterie

    This international collection discusses how the individualised, reflexive, late modern era has changed the way we experience and act on our emotions. Divided into four sections that include studies ranging across multiple continents and centuries, Emotions in Late Modernity does the following:…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • Educational Dilemmas

    A Cultural Psychological Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luca Tateo

    Educational Dilemmas uses cultural psychology to explore the challenges, contradictions and tensions that occur during the process of education, with consideration of the effect these have at both the individual and the collective level. It argues that the focus on issues in learning overlooks a…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

  • A Comparison of Eastern and Western Parenting

    Programmes, Policies and Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Low Yiu Tsang Andrew

    Parenting adolescents is a challenging task for parents. Professionals offer a range of support and parenting programmes to support parents. However, the importance of culturally adapting parenting programmes to benefit parents and their adolescent children hasn’t always been understood. This book…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • Reflexivity

    Theory, Method, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Karen Lumsden

    Reflexivity is valuable in social research because it draws attention to the researcher as part of the world being studied and reminds us that the individuals involved in our research are subjects, not objects. By being reflexive we acknowledge that we cannot be separated from our biographies. This…

    Hardback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Affective Societies

    Key Concepts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Slaby, Christian von Scheve

    Affect and emotion have come to dominate discourse on social and political life in the mobile and networked societies of the early 21st century. This volume introduces a unique collection of essential concepts for theorizing and empirically investigating societies as Affective Societies. The…

    Hardback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

  • The Social Psychology of Change Management

    Theories and an Evidence-Based Perspective on Social and Organizational Beings, 1st Edition

    By Steven ten Have, John Rijsman, Wouter ten Have, Joris Westhof

    Changes are rarely accomplished by individuals. People are social animals and changes are social processes which have to be organized. Social psychology is essential for the effectiveness and development of the field of change management. It is necessary to understand people in change processes.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Organizational Change & Development

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