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  • How to Rethink Human Behavior

    A Practical Guide to Social Contextual Analysis

    By Bernard Guerin

    Developed from the author’s long teaching career, How to Rethink Human Behavior aims to cultivate practical skills in human observation and analysis, rather than offer a catalogue of immutable ‘facts’. It synthesizes key psychological concepts with insights from other disciplines, including…

    Paperback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Psychology

    Beyond Codes of Practice

    By Calum Neill

    This highly original book explores the idea and potential of psychology in the context of ethical theory, and the idea of ethics in the context of psychology. In so doing, it not only interrogates how we come to understand ethics and notions of right behaviour, but also questions the discipline of…

    Paperback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Damaged Life

    The Crisis of the Modern Psyche

    By Tod Sloan

    What are the psychological problems caused by modernization? How can we minimize its negative effects? Modernization has brought many material benefits to us, yet we are constantly told how unhappy we are: crime, divorce, suicide, depression and anxiety are rampant. How can this contradiction be…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Religion and Psychoanalysis in India

    Critical Clinical Practice

    By Sabah Siddiqui

    Religion and Psychoanalysis in India questions the assumptions of an established scientific, evidence-based global mental health paradigm by examining the practices of faith-based healing. It proposes that human beings demonstrate a dual loyalty: to science as faith and faith as science, both of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-19 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Significant Differences

    Feminism in Psychology

    By Corinne Squire

    Current western feminism and psychology have a particularly close relationship, with feminism finding an increasingly important voice in psychology. In this clear introductory text, originally published in 1989, Corinne Squire examines what feminism and psychology mean to each other, concentrating…

    Hardback – 2016-02-08
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Understanding Happiness

    A critical review of positive psychology

    By Mick Power

    We all want to be happy, and there are plenty of people telling us how it can be achieved. The positive psychology movement, indeed, has established happiness as a scientific concept within everyone’s grasp. But is happiness really something we can actively aim for, or is it simply a by-product of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23
    Routledge

  • Neuroscience and Critique

    Exploring the Limits of the Neurological Turn

    Edited by Jan De Vos, Ed Pluth

    Recent years have seen a rapid growth in neuroscientific research, and an expansion beyond basic research to incorporate elements of the arts, humanities and social sciences. It has been suggested that the neurosciences will bring about major transformations in the understanding of ourselves, our…

    Paperback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge

  • Motives and Mechanisms

    An Introduction to the Psychology of Action

    By Rom Harré, David Clarke, Nicola De Carlo

    As the first introductory statement of the ‘new psychology’, Motives and Mechanisms, originally published in 1985, aims to bring the study of human action to the forefront of the subject. Like any science, the practice of psychology is very much influenced by the hidden assumptions of its…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Humanitarian Work Psychology and the Global Development Agenda

    Case studies and interventions

    Edited by Ishbel McWha-Hermann, Douglas C. Maynard, Mary O'Neill Berry

    In recent years, a new movement has emerged within organizational psychology, transposing the established principles of the field onto arenas of more pressing humanitarian need, including the humanitarian treatment of all workers in all work settings. Humanitarian Work Psychology (HWP) stretches…

    Hardback – 2015-08-20
    Routledge

  • Psychology and the Conduct of Everyday Life

    Edited by Ernst Schraube, Charlotte Højholt

    Psychology and the Conduct of Everyday Life moves psychological theory and research practice out of the laboratory and into the everyday world. Drawing on recent developments across the social and human sciences, it examines how people live as active subjects within the contexts of their everyday…

    Paperback – 2015-08-13
    Routledge

  • How to Rethink Psychology

    New metaphors for understanding people and their behavior

    By Bernard Guerin

    Based on the author’s forty years of experience in psychology, philosophy, and the social sciences, How to Rethink Psychology argues that to understand people we need to know more about their contexts than the dominant modes of thinking and research presently allow. Drawing upon insights from…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Optimizing the Self

    Social representations of self-help

    By Ole Jacob Madsen

    This book provides an analysis of the social representations of leading self-help genres, including neurolinguistic programming, cognitive self-help therapy, mindfulness, self-management, self-esteem, self-leadership and self-control. Exploring the globalised therapeutic culture of today, the book…

    Hardback – 2015-07-01
    Routledge
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

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