Critical Psychology Products

  • Subjectivity and Critical Mental Health

    Lessons from Brazil

    By Daniel Goulart

    Subjectivity and Critical Mental Health: Lessons from Brazil presents and discusses subjectivity as a key concept to challenge the individualized and reified perspective that psychology and mental health studies have traditionally sustained. Situated against the maintenance of hierarchical,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Domestic Violence and Psychology

    Critical Perspectives on Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse, 2nd Edition

    By Paula Nicolson

    Despite changes to laws and policies across most western democracies intended to combat violence to women, intimate partner violence and abuse (IPVA) remains discouragingly commonplace.Domestic Violence and Psychology: Critical Perspectives on Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse showcases women’s…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05 
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • Health Promotion to Children and Young People

    Critical Perspectives

    By Jane Callaghan

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Parenting and Health

    Critical Perspectives on Parenting Culture

    By Abigail Locke

    Paperback – 2019-01-28 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • The Neurobiology of Motherhood

    Maternal Subjectivities and Embodied Experiences

    By Linda Burnett

    In motherhood, many women experience feelings of great intensity, a strong and passionate bond with their child, and a sense of personal transformation. For these women the experiences of pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and embodied care are felt as central to the construction of their sense of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • Children's Agency

    A Critical, Psychosocial Perspective

    By Sheila Greene, Elizabeth Nixon

    This novel book approaches the topic of children’s agency from a fresh perspective, emphasising what psychological and developmental science can bring to a debate which has been dominated by sociology and anthropology. It reviews research on agency from family, school and wider society domains,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Psycurity

    Colonialism, Paranoia, and the War on Imagination

    By Rachel Jane Liebert

    Across the world, the rhetoric and violence of white supremacy is rising up. Yet, explanations for white supremacist attacks typically direct attention toward an unreasonable, paranoid state of mind, and away from the neocolonial security state that made them. Offering a response to US…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Cognitive Analytic Therapy and the Politics of Mental Health

    Edited by Julie Lloyd, Rachel Pollard

    Cognitive Analytic Therapy and the Politics of Mental Health provides an overview of the development of cognitive analytic therapy (CAT), and illuminates how the political context affects the way in which therapists consider their work and facilitates their practice. Providing an overview of the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Just Sex?

    The Cultural Scaffolding of Rape, 2nd Edition

    By Nicola Gavey

    In the award-winning Just Sex? The Cultural Scaffolding of Rape, Nicola Gavey provides an extensive commentary on the existing literature on rape, analysing recent research to examine the psychological and cultural conditions of possibility for contemporary sexual violence. Just Sex? argues that…

    Paperback – 2018-10-22 
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • Anticipation and Medicine

    A Critical Analysis of the Science, Praxis and Perversion of Evidence Based Healthcare

    By Owen Dempsey

    Anticipation in Medicine: A Critical Analysis of the Science, Praxis and Perversion of Evidence Based Healthcare looks at an aspect of healthcare rarely addressed: how the capitalist interest in diagnosis and treatment impacts upon the patient and, by extension, the system of healthcare itself.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Postfeminism and Health

    Critical Psychology and Media Perspectives

    By Sarah Riley, Adrienne Evans, Martine Robson

    This groundbreaking book employs a transdisciplinary and poststructuralist methodology to develop the concept of ‘postfeminist healthism,’ a twenty-first-century understanding of women’s physical and mental health formed at the intersections of postfeminist sensibilities, neoliberal constructs of…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Fanon, Education, Action

    Child as Method

    By Erica Burman

    Bridging childhood studies, pedagogy and educational theory, critical psychology, and postcolonial studies, this unique book reads the role and functions of ‘the child’ and childhood as both cultural motif and as embodied life condition through the work of Frantz Fanon. Based on innovative readings…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

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