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  • Consolationscapes in the Face of Loss

    Grief and Consolation in Space and Time, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christoph Jedan, Avril Maddrell, Eric Venbrux

    Human beings are grieving animals. ‘Consolation’, or an attempt to assuage grief, is an age-old response to loss which has various expressions in different cultural contexts. Over the past century, consolation has dropped off the West’s cultural radar. The contributions to this volume highlight…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Pictorial Framing in Moral Politics

    A Corpus-Based Experimental Study, 1st Edition

    By Ahmed Abdel-Raheem

    This book seeks to extend research on framing beyond linguistic and cognitive perspectives by examining framing in visual and multimodal texts and their impact on moral cognition and attitudes. Drawing on perspectives from frame semantics, blending theory, relevance theory, and pragmatics, the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Idol Worship in Chinese Society

    A Psychological Approach, 1st Edition

    By Xiaodong Yue, Chau-kiu Cheung

    This book introduces psychosocial studies of idol worship in Chinese societies. It reviews how idol worship is perceived in Chinese culture, history, and philosophy as well as how it differs from the concept of celebrity worship that is more dominant in Western literature. Using a pioneering…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • Learning as a Creative and Developmental Process in Higher Education

    A Therapeutic Arts Approach and Its Wider Application, 1st Edition

    Edited by Judie Taylor, Clive Holmwood

    Much has been written about the importance of creativity in learning and education over the last few decades. This unique book extends beyond the usual focus on implementing creative methods in learning, teaching and assessing within higher education, to an examination of creativity as central to a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge

  • Economics for an Information Age

    Money-Bargaining, Support-Bargaining and the Information Interface, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Spread

    Economics for an Information Age examines the central role of information within economics and society. The neoclassical economic model, taught as ‘mainstream economics’ in universities around the world, relies on a mathematical model of ‘resource allocation’ in which private advantage gives rise…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Putting Others First

    The Christian Ideal of Others-Centeredness, 1st Edition

    By T. Ryan Byerly

    When deciding what to do, is it best to treat one’s own interests as more important than the interests of others, others’ interests as more important than one’s own, or one’s own and others’ interests as equally important? This book develops an account of others-centeredness, a way of putting…

    Hardback – 2018-10-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Psychoanalysis and Digital Culture

    Audiences, Social Media, and Big Data, 1st Edition

    By Jacob Johanssen

    Psychoanalysis and Digital Culture offers a comprehensive account of our contemporary media environment—digital culture and audiences in particular—by drawing on psychoanalysis and media studies frameworks. It provides an introduction to the psychoanalytic affect theories of Sigmund Freud and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

  • Philosophical Perspectives on Empathy

    Theoretical Approaches and Emerging Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Derek Matravers, Anik Waldow

    Empathy—our capacity to cognitively or affectively connect with other people’s thoughts and feelings—is a concept whose definition and meaning varies widely within philosophy and other disciplines. Philosophical Perspectives on Empathy advances research on the nature and function of empathy by…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Epiphenomenal Mind

    An Integrated Outlook on Sensations, Beliefs, and Pleasure, 1st Edition

    By William S. Robinson

    According to epiphenomenalism, our behavior is caused by events in our brains that also cause our mentality. This resulting mentality reflects our brains’ organization, but does not in turn cause anything. This book defends an epiphenomenalist account of philosophy of mind. It builds on the author’…

    Hardback – 2018-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Investigating the Truth

    Selected Works of Ray Bull, 1st Edition

    By Ray Bull

    In the World Library of Psychologists series, international experts present career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces – extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, and their major practical theoretical contributions. The Selected Works of Professor Ray…

    Hardback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    World Library of Psychologists

  • Conversations on Embodiment Across Higher Education

    Teaching, Practice and Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Leigh

    "Embodiment" is a concept that crosses traditional disciplinary boundaries. However, it is a contested term, and the literature is fragmented, particularly within Higher Education. This has resulted in silos of work that are not easily able to draw on previous or related knowledge in order to…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Reinforcement Sensitivity Theory

    A Metatheory for Biosocial Criminology, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Walsh

    Some of the brightest minds in criminology who were nurtured on the strictly environmentalist paradigm of the 20th century have declared that biosocial criminology is the paradigm for the 21st century. This book attempts to unite this ever-growing field with the premier neurobiological theory of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Criminology

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