Behavioral Sciences Products

  • Organizational Research

    Storytelling in Action, 1st Edition

    By David M. Boje

    ‘Organizational research methods’ (ORM) are making an ontological turn by studying the nature of Being, becoming, and the meaning of existence in the world. For example, without ontology, there is no ‘ground’ and no ‘theory’ in Grounded Theory (GT). This book explores ten ways to develop fourth…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Intergenerational Family Relations

    An Evolutionary Social Science Approach, 1st Edition

    By Antti O. Tanskanen, Mirkka Danielsbacka

    This book offers a synthesis of social science and evolutionary approaches to the study of intergenerational relations, using biological, psychological and sociological factors to develop a single framework for understanding why kin help one another across generations. With attention to both…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Muslim Women, Domestic Violence, and Psychotherapy

    Theological and Clinical Issues, 1st Edition

    By Nazila Isgandarova

    Muslim Women, Domestic Violence, and Psychotherapy reconciles newly emerging Islamic practical theology with the findings and theories of contemporary social sciences. It is an inquiry about the lived experience of the Islamic tradition and its application in Islamic counseling with Muslim women…

    Hardback – 2018-08-06

  • Discourse and Mental Health

    Voice, Inequality and Resistance in Medical Settings, 1st Edition

    By Juan Eduardo Bonnin

    This book is the result of years of fieldwork at a public hospital located in an immigrant neighborhood in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It focuses on the relationships between diversity and inequality in access to mental healthcare through the discourse practices, tactics and strategies deployed by…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Cultural Discourse Studies Series

  • The Psychologization of Society

    On the Unfolding of the Therapeutic in Norway, 1st Edition

    By Ole Jacob Madsen

    The Psychologization of Society explores the manner in which psychology has increasingly crept into everyday life, with nature reduced to a source of mental health, the belief in God motivated by health not salvation, sin and evil turned into psychiatric diagnosis and the market economy being…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Therapeutic Cultures

  • Philosophy of Pain

    Unpleasantness, Emotion, and Deviance, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Bain, Michael Brady, Jennifer Corns

    Over recent decades, pain has received increasing attention as philosophers, psychologists, and neuroscientists try to answer deep and difficult questions about it. What is pain? What makes pain unpleasant? How is pain related to the emotions? This volume provides a rich and wide-ranging…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26

  • Contemplating Climate Change

    Mental Models and Human Reasoning, 1st Edition

    By Stephen M. Dark

    Global climate change policy has failed us all, but what is the reasoning that underlies this failure? Why are some people more disposed to reflect on confounding issues like climate change, recognise the danger, seek a solution, and act accordingly, more than others? This book is concerned with…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Reflective Reading and the Power of Narrative

    Producing the Reader, 1st Edition

    By Karyn Sproles

    Reflective Reading and the Power of Narrative: Producing the Reader is an interdisciplinary exploration into the profound power of narratives to create—and recreate—how we imagine ourselves. It posits that the process of producing a text also produces the reader. Written from the perspective of a…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • Disability and Knighthood in Malory’s Morte Darthur

    1st Edition

    By Tory Pearman

    This book considers the representation of disability and knighthood in Malory’s Morte Darthur. The study asserts that Malory’s unique definition of knighthood, which emphasizes the unstable nature of the knight’s physical body and the body of chivalry to which he belongs, depends upon disability.…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture

  • Consciousness and the Ontology of Properties

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mihretu P. Guta

    This book aims to show the centrality of a proper ontology of properties in thinking about consciousness. Philosophers have long grappled with what is now known as the hard problem of consciousness, i.e., how can subjective or qualitative features of our experience—such as how a strawberry…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19

  • Disability and Sexual Health

    A Critical Exploration of Key Issues, 1st Edition

    By Poul Rohleder, Stine Hellum Braathen, Mark Thomas Carew

    The sexual lives of people with disabilities are rarely discussed. It is as if, because someone has a biological or psychological impairment, they do not exist as a sexual being. As such, many people with disabilities feel marginalised and powerless not only in their day-to-day lives, but also in…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • The Comprehension of Jokes

    A Cognitive Science Framework, 1st Edition

    By Graeme Ritchie

    The Comprehension of Jokes consolidates and develops the tradition of analysing jokes, by defining a framework of concepts which are suited to capturing what happens when someone understands a joke. The collection of concepts presented improves upon past work on joke analysis, outlining a simple…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12

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