Critical Psychology Products

  • Madness

    History, Concepts and Controversies, 1st Edition

    By Philip John Tyson, Shakiela Khanam Davies, Alison Torn

    Madness: History, Concepts and Controversies provides a comprehensive and critical analysis of current perspectives on mental illness and how they have been shaped by historical trends and dominant socio-political paradigms. From its representation among world religions and wider folkloric myth,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Body and Consent in Psychology, Psychiatry, and Medicine

    A Therapeutic Rape Culture, 1st Edition

    By Jemma Tosh

    This groundbreaking text interrogates the constructed boundary between therapy and violence, by examining therapeutic practice and discourse through the lens of a psychologist and a survivor of sexual abuse. It asks, what happens when those we approach for help cause further harm? Can we identify…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Critical Realism for Psychologists

    1st Edition

    By David Pilgrim

    This is the first dedicated text to explain and explore the utility of critical realism for psychologists, offering it as a helpful middle ground between positivism and postmodernism. By introducing its basic concepts, Pilgrim explains critical realism to psychologists and shows how the interface…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Child-Care and the Psychology of Development

    1st Edition

    By Elly Singer

    Are child-care centres good for children? How can we provide good day-care? Feminists have long argued for the provision of day-care facilities so that mothers may be free to work outside the home. The call had enjoyed little support from politicians and experts, however. Feminists had been seen to…

    Paperback – 2019-11-10 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Child Development

  • Critical Ethnographic Perspectives on Medical Travel

    1st Edition

    By Cecilia Vindrola Padros

    By taking an ethnographic approach to medical travel, this important book uses critical perspectives to understand inequalities in healthcare access and delivery, including gender, class and ethnicity, and explore how these are negotiated. In this key text Vindrola- Padros presents a comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Critical Community Psychology

    Critical Action and Social Change, 2nd Edition

    By Carolyn Kagan, Mark Burton, Paul Duckett, Rebecca Lawthom, Asiya Siddiquee

    This accessible textbook draws upon progressions in academic, political and global arenas, to provide a comprehensive overview of practical issues in psychological work across a diverse range of community settings. Interest in community psychology, and its potential as a distinctive approach, is…

    Paperback – 2019-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Narrative Psychology and Vygotsky in Dialogue

    Changing Subjects, 1st Edition

    By Jill Bradbury

    This book draws together two domains of psychological theory, Vygotsky’s cultural-historical theory of cognition and narrative theories of identity, to offer a way of rethinking the human subject as embodied, relational and temporal. A dialogue between these two ostensibly disparate and contested…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Perspectives on Social Psychology

    A Psychology of Human Being, 1st Edition

    By Wendy Stainton Rogers

    This groundbreaking new textbook takes a different perspective on social psychology, focused on the social and cultural worlds we inhabit, and encompassing a wide range of core social psychology topics – from the self to relationships, gender to health, racism to mental distress. Taking a critical…

    Paperback – 2019-09-25 
    Routledge

  • Arts, Health and Well-Being

    A Critical Perspective on Research, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Norma Daykin

    This important book develops a critical understanding of the bridging of arts and health domains, drawing on models and perspectives from social sciences to develop the case for arts and health as a social movement. This interdisciplinary perspective offers a new research agenda that can help to…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • Health at Work

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Leah Tomkins, Katrina Pritchard

    Engaging with some of the most debated topics in contemporary organizations, Health at Work: Critical Perspectives presents a critical, contingent view of the healthy employee and the very notion of organizational health. Drawing on expressions such as ‘blowing a fuse’, ‘cracking under pressure’ or…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • 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 – 2019-08-28
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Race, Rage, and Resistance

    Philosophy, Psychology, and the Perils of Individualism, 1st Edition

    Edited by David M. Goodman, Eric R. Severson, Heather Macdonald

    This timely collection asks the reader to consider how society’s modern notion of humans as rational, isolated individuals has contributed to psychological and social problems and oppressive power structures. Experts from a range of disciplines offer a complex understanding of how humans are…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge
    Psychology and the Other

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