Social Psychology Products

  • Adolescent Boys in High School

    A Psychological Study of Coping and Adaptation, 1st Edition

    Edited by James G. Kelly

    Originally published in 1979, the research reported in this volume is based on investigations of how tenth-grade boys cope and adapt to the high-school environment in, specifically, two high schools in suburban Detroit in 1970. In addition to information about the ways that students relate to the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

  • Interpersonal Relations and Education

    1st Edition

    By David H. Hargreaves

    Originally published in 1972, this title provides an analysis of social interactions in educational contexts and opens up the field of the social psychology of education as an area in its own right at the very heart of the process of education. From a ‘symbolic interactionist’ perspective, the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

  • A Social Psychology of Schooling

    The Expectancy Process, 1st Edition

    By Colin Rogers

    If a theory of education is to be helpful to the practising teacher, it must take the social context of learning into account. Originally published in 1982, Colin Rogers does just this, exploring the implications of two decades’ detailed research in to the social psychology of teaching and learning…

    Paperback – 2019-10-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

  • Trophy Hunting

    A Psychological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Beattie

    This book explores the psychology of trophy hunting from a critical perspective and considers the reasons why some people engage in the controversial activity of killing often endangered animals for sport. Recent highly charged debate, reaching a peak with the killing of Cecil the lion in 2015,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-05 
    Routledge

  • The Positive Social Worker

    1st Edition

    By Stewart Collins

    Developed from the author’s own experiences in social work and social work education, this book considers alternative approaches for social workers in dealing with the extensive demands, persistent pressures, and stress that they may face in their daily working lives. The Positive Social Worker is…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    Routledge

  • A Cross-Cultural Redefinition of Rational Emotive and Cognitive Behavior Therapy

    From the West to the Middle East, 1st Edition

    By Murat Artiran

    This unique volume integrates history, mythology/folklore, and theory and research to bridge the gap between Western and Middle Eastern approaches to and understanding of psychotherapy, particularly Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT). Part I lays the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23 
    Routledge

  • Resistance to Belief Change

    Limits of Learning, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Lao, Jason Young

    This book examines the human proclivity to resist changing our beliefs. Drawing on psychological, neurological and philosophical research, and integrating topics as wide ranging as emotion, cognition, social (and physical) context, and learning theory, Lao and Young explore why this resistance to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Madness and Subjectivity

    A Cross-Cultural Examination of Psychosis in the West and India, 1st Edition

    By Ayurdhi Dhar

    This crucial new work draws on empirical findings from rural North India in relation to madness and subjectivity, revealing the different structures of subjectivity underlying the narratives of schizophrenia, spirits, ghosts, and deities. Unravelling the loose ends of madness, the author explores…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Landscapes of Trauma

    The Psychology of the Battlefield, 1st Edition

    By Nigel Hunt

    Integrating trauma studies with historical research and social psychology, Landscapes of Trauma examines a range of battlefields from across history, including Waterloo, the Battle of Sedan, the Battle of the Ebro, and the Battle of Normandy, to bring to light what these battlefields say about our…

    Paperback – 2019-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Fear, Society, and the Police

    1st Edition

    By Dale L. June

    Fear, Society, and the Police examines elements of fear and how they can be controlled and turned into an effective and proper response in an emergency situation. Readers of this book will be exposed to ways fear can become an uncontrolled emotion, often leading to unnecessary acts of violence, and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Emotions as Commodities

    Capitalism, Consumption and Authenticity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Illouz

    Capitalism has made rationality into a pervasive feature of human action and yet, far from heralding a loss of emotionality, capitalist culture has been accompanied with an unprecedented intensification of emotional life. This raises the question: how could we have become increasingly rationalized…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • Empowering Asian Youth through Volunteering

    Examples of Theory into Practice, 1st Edition

    By Elaine S. C. Liu

    This book describes the origin, development and current state of volunteerism in Hong Kong. The book presents a field-tested model of empowering through volunteerism (namely, the CYEP at City University), that involves youth, governmental and non-governmental agencies and their clients in a rapidly…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

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