Psychology: General Psychology

  • Education and Schmid’s Art of Living

    Philosophical, Psychological and Educational Perspectives on Living a Good Life

    By Christoph Teschers

    Instead of simply following the current neoliberal mantra of proclaiming economic growth as the single most important factor for maintaining well-being, Education and Schmid’s Art of Living revisits the idea of an education focused on personal development and the well-being of human beings. Drawing…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Psychology in Historical Context

    Theories and Debates

    By Richard D Gross

    Psychology, the study of mind and behaviour, has developed as a unique discipline in its brief history. Whether as it currently takes place, or how it has been conducted over the past 140 years or so since it became recognized as a separate field of study, there has been constant debate on its…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge

  • Earnings Management, Incentives and Intangibles

    Psychological, Legal and Social Factors in Creative Accounting

    By Michael C. Nwogugu

    Earnings Management in all its forms is a major macro-economic 'leakage' that distorts fiscal, monetary, and social policy. The Global financial Crises and the failures of many international conglomerates have partly been caused by earnings management and have had rippling effects on many regional…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • The Hidden Worldviews of Psychology’s Theory, Research, and Practice

    Edited by Brent D. Slife, Kari A. O'Grady, Russell D. Kosits

    By revealing underlying assumptions that influence the field of psychology, The Hidden Worldviews of Psychology’s Theory, Research, and Practice challenges psychologists to reconsider the origins of ideas they may take as psychological truths. Worldviews, or the systems of assumptions that provide…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge
    Advances in Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology

  • Psychology and its Bearing on Education book cover

    Psychology and its Bearing on Education

    By C.W. Valentine

    Originally published in 1950, the author after many years’ teaching of psychology, and previous school teaching experience, provided a book specially suitable for students in training colleges and university education departments, for teachers, youth leaders, and all concerned with the training of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-20 
    Routledge
    Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

  • Teaching Visual Methods in the Social Sciences book cover

    Teaching Visual Methods in the Social Sciences

    Edited by Sal Watt, Caroline Wakefield

    Teaching Visual Methods in the Social Sciences presents a practical and theoretical framework for those wanting to introduce visual methods into their curricula. Drawing on the expertise of contributors from across the social sciences, the book provides a comprehensive introduction to visual…

    Paperback – 2017-05-09 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health book cover

    The Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health

    Edited by Greg Eghigian

    The Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health explores the history and historiography of madness from the ancient and medieval worlds to the present day. Global in scope, it includes case studies from Africa, Asia, and South America as well as Europe and North America, drawing together the…

    Hardback – 2017-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • A History of Psychology

    From Antiquity to Modernity, 8th Edition

    By Thomas Hardy Leahey

    A History of Psychology places social, economic, and political forces of change alongside psychology’s internal theoretical and empirical arguments, illuminating how the external world has shaped psychology’s development, and, in turn, how the late 20th century’s psychology has shaped society.…

    Hardback – 2017-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Values and the Reflective Point of View: On Expressivism, Self-Knowledge and Agency book cover

    Values and the Reflective Point of View

    On Expressivism, Self-Knowledge and Agency

    By Robert Dunn

    Values are inescapable. They pervade and shape our psychology, our agency, and our lives as reflective and self-knowing subjects. This book explores the crucial ways in which values figure within reflection and thereby shape our theoretical and practical lives, against the backdrop of an…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Surviving Work in Healthcare: Helpful stuff for people on the frontline book cover

    Surviving Work in Healthcare

    Helpful stuff for people on the frontline

    By Elizabeth Cotton

    The book takes as its starting point the crisis of healthcare in the UK: impossible health targets managed through command and control management and a stomach-churning rise in racism, whistleblowing and victimisation in the NHS. The use of nationally set productivity targets combined with…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Dynamic Risk Factors: What role should they play in the explanation, assessment and rehabilitation of offenders? book cover

    Dynamic Risk Factors

    What role should they play in the explanation, assessment and rehabilitation of offenders?

    Edited by Tony Ward, Clare-Ann Fortune

    Dynamic risk factors are the children of risk prediction. They were identified to help practitioners assess risk of recidivism and to set treatment targets likely to reduce reoffending. In this publication, the nature and function of dynamic risk factors are investigated and their strengths and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge

  • Psychology Education and Training: A Global Perspective book cover

    Psychology Education and Training

    A Global Perspective

    Edited by Rainer Silbereisen, Pierre Ritchie, Janak Pandey

    Much of the psychological research in the last century has been conducted in the global North West; hence, many prevailing theories and methodologies reflect the philosophical framework and shared cultural knowledge of this region. Other world views and cultural contexts have, as yet, not had the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Psychology Press

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