Behavioral Sciences Products

  • The Network Self

    Relation, Process, and Personal Identity, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Wallace

    The concept of a relational self has been prominent in feminism, communitarianism, narrative self theories, and social network theories, and has been important to theorizing about practical dimensions of selfhood. However, it has been largely ignored in traditional philosophical theories of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Taboo, Personal and Collective Representations

    Origin and Positioning within Cultural Complexes, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Brodersen

    Taboo, Personal and Collective Representations examines the symbolic nature of taboo, asking what is the purpose of a taboo and how does it vary cross-culturally? The book focuses on the concept of taboo as an in-between, organizing principle which separates and differentiates stages through a…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge

  • Play and the Artist’s Creative Process

    The Work of Philip Guston and Eduardo Paolozzi, 1st Edition

    By Elly Thomas

    Play and the Artist’s Creative Process explores a continuity between childhood play and adult creativity. The volume examines how an understanding of play can shed new light on processes that recur in the work of Philip Guston and Eduardo Paolozzi. Both artists’ distinctive engagement with popular…

    Hardback – 2019-03-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Hearing Eye II

    The Psychology Of Speechreading And Auditory-Visual Speech, 1st Edition

    Edited by Douglas Burnham, Ruth Campbell *G.Away*

    This volume outlines some of the developments in practical and theoretical research into speechreading lipreading that have taken place since the publication of the original "Hearing by Eye". It comprises 15 chapters by international researchers in psychology, psycholinguistics, experimental and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • The Significance of High Value in Human Behaviour

    Speech of the Suffering Soul, 1st Edition

    By Chris Steed

    The Significance of High Value in Human Behaviour is an innovative conceptualisation of how the quest for a high self-worth works as a psychosocial dynamic, presenting the idea that feelings of impotence and low self-esteem induce a powerful impetus on negative human action. This book gives an…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01
    Routledge

  • Motherhood, Spirituality and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Noelia Molina

    Motherhood, Spirituality and Culture explores spiritual skills that may assist women in changes, challenges and transformations undergone through the transition to motherhood. This study comprises rich, qualitative data gathered from interviews with 11 mothers. Results are analysed by constructing…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Nursing and Midwifery

  • Contextual Characteristics in Juvenile Sentencing

    Examining the Impact of Concentrated Disadvantage on Youth Court Outcomes, 1st Edition

    By Rimonda Maroun

    While there is extensive research published concerning juvenile justice and sentencing, most of the research focuses on individual and extra-legal factors, such as age, race, and gender, with scant attention paid to the impact of macro-level factors. This book assesses how a specific contextual…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency

  • The Architecture of the Child Mind

    g, Fs, and the Hierarchical Model of Intelligence, 1st Edition

    By Marc H. Bornstein, Diane L. Putnick

    What exactly does it mean to be intelligent? Does intelligence manifest itself in one way or in different ways in children? Do children fit any preconceived notions of intelligence? Some theories assert a general (g) factor for intelligence that is universal and enters all mental abilities; other…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge

  • Loneliness

    A Social Problem, 1st Edition

    By Keming Yang

    In recent years its medical implications have brought loneliness to the centre of attention of mass media, government agents, and the general public. However, as this volume demonstrates, loneliness is not merely a psychological, individual, or health issue. In multiple ways, it is a serious social…

    Hardback – 2019-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Altered Consciousness in the Twentieth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jake Poller

    The twentieth century saw an unprecedented spike in the study of altered states of consciousness. New ASCs, such as those associated with LSD and psilocybin mushrooms, were cultivated and studied, while older ASCs were given new classifications: out-of-body experiences, near-death experiences,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Psychiatric Genetics

    From Hereditary Madness to Big Biology, 1st Edition

    By Michael Arribas-Ayllon, Andrew Bartlett, Jamie Lewis

    Psychiatric genetics has become ‘Big Biology’. This may come as a surprising development to those familiar with its controversial history. From eugenic origins and contentious twin studies to a global network of laboratories employing high-throughput genetic and genomic technologies, biological…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • A Genealogy of Puberty Science

    Monsters, Abnormals, and Everyone Else, 1st Edition

    By Pedro Pinto, Catriona Ida Macleod

    A Genealogy of Puberty Science explores the modern invention of puberty as a scientific object. Drawing on Foucault’s genealogical analytic, Pinto and Macleod trace the birth of puberty science in the early 1800s and follow its expansion and shifting discursive frameworks over the course of two…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge

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