Behavioral Sciences Products

  • Insane Society: A Sociology of Mental Health

    1st Edition

    By Peter Morrall

    This book critiques the connection between Western society and madness, scrutinizing if and how societal insanity affects the cause, construction, and consequence of madness. Looking beyond the affected individual to their social, political, economic, ecological, and cultural context, this book…

    Hardback – 2020-02-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Cervantes and the Early Modern Mind

    1st Edition

    Edited by Isabel Jaen Portillo, Julien J. Simon

    The interrelation of mind and literature is a relatively unexplored topic in the field of early modern studies. Moreover, there has been insufficient dialogue between humanists and scientists on how fictional and scientific accounts of the mind contribute together to the view that early modern…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • The Origin of Musical Instruments

    An Ethnological Introduction to the History of Instrumental Music, 1st Edition

    By André Schaeffner

    Edited by Rachelle Taylor

    The work of French musicologist, ethnologist and critic André Schaeffner (1895 - 1980) grew out of his first organological studies of the history of Western classical instruments in the late 1920s and encapsulated in his wide-ranging Origine des Instruments de Musique, which captures his studies in…

    Hardback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Classic European Studies in the Science of Music

  • The Multi-Skilled Designer

    A Cognitive Foundation for Inclusive Architectural Thinking, 1st Edition

    By Newton D'souza

    The Multi-Skilled Designer presents and analyses different approaches to contemporary architectural design and interprets them through the theory of multiple intelligences. D’souza highlights the skills diversity demonstrated in unique design approaches using examples from iconic design work…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Critical Happiness Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Hill, Svend Brinkmann, Anders Petersen

    This volume draws together the work of a diverse range of thinkers and researchers to address the question of happiness critically, using a wide variety of theoretical and empirical methodologies. Broadening the discussion beyond what might be considered highly individual and insular…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Governing Affects

    Neo-Liberalism, Neo-Bureaucracies, and Service Work, 1st Edition

    By Otto Penz, Birgit Sauer

    Governing Affects explores the neoliberal transformation of state governance in Europe towards affective forms of dominance, exercised by customer oriented neo-bureaucracies and public service providers. By investigating the rise of affective labour in contemporary European service societies and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • Intersections of Mothering

    Feminist Accounts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carole Zufferey, Fiona Buchanan

    This book presents new interdisciplinary and intersectional research about women as mothers, highlighting that alternative accounts of mothering can challenge normative societal assumptions and broaden understandings of women as mothers, mothering and motherhoods. Mothering occurs within unequal…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Motherhood

  • Football as Medicine

    Prescribing Football for Global Health Promotion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Krustrup, Daniel Parnell

    It is beyond dispute that physical activity is good for us, but what are the benefits, challenges and impacts of sport on health? This is the first book to focus on football in the context of health, from individual, public and population-level perspectives. Football as Medicine examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Stress Inside Police Departments

    How the Organization Creates Stress and Performance Problems in Police Officers, 1st Edition

    By Jon M. Shane

    This book offers researchers, police practitioners, and policymakers a platform for organizational reform and an understanding of how the police organization creates stress, which contributes to reduced officer performance. This book, based on an in-depth study exploring the relationship between…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Policing

  • Interactional Justice

    The Role of Emotions in the Performance of Loyalty, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Flower

    Interactional Justice explores the accomplishment of loyalty by focusing on defence lawyers’ work in the emotionally and interactionally constraining situation of the criminal trial. By drawing on extensive ethnographic fieldnotes and interviews with lawyers, this sociological study brings their…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • The Labyrinth of Mind and World

    Beyond Internalism-Externalism, 1st Edition

    By Sanjit Chakraborty

    This book carries forward the discourse on the mind’s engagement with the world. It reviews the semantic and metaphysical debates around internalism and externalism, the location of content, and the indeterminacy of meaning in language. The volume analyses the writings of Jackson, Chomsky, Putnam…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge India

  • The Emergence of Religion in Human Evolution

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Boone Rappaport, Christopher J. Corbally

    Religious capacity is a highly elaborate, neurocognitive human trait that has a solid evolutionary foundation. This book uses a multidisciplinary approach to describe millions of years of biological innovations that eventually give rise to the modern trait and its varied expression in humanity’s…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Neurotheology, Cognitive Science and Religion

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