Psychology: General Psychology

  • Legal Persuasion: A Rhetorical Approach to the Science book cover

    Legal Persuasion

    A Rhetorical Approach to the Science

    By Linda L. Berger, Kathryn M. Stanchi

    This book develops a central theme: legal persuasion results from making and breaking mental connections. This concept of making connections inspired the authors to take a rhetorical approach to the science of legal persuasion. That singular approach resulted in the integration of research from…

    Paperback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Education and Schmid’s Art of Living: Philosophical, Psychological and Educational Perspectives on Living a Good Life book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 Psychology of Employee Empowerment: Concepts, Critical Themes and a Framework for Implementation book cover

    The Psychology of Employee Empowerment

    Concepts, Critical Themes and a Framework for Implementation

    By Rozana Ahmad Huq

    The complexities of employee empowerment have been largely underestimated and it is clear that organisations struggle with putting the concept into practice. Rozana Ahmad Huq recognises that effective utilisation of human resources is a strategic issue for organisations. Hierarchical…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge

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

    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 – 2017-06-19 
    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

  • Agnes's Jacket: A Psychologist's Search for the Meanings of Madness Revised and Updated with a New Epilogue by the Author book cover

    Agnes's Jacket

    A Psychologist's Search for the Meanings of Madness Revised and Updated with a New Epilogue by the Author

    By Gail Hornstein

    In a Victorian-era German asylum, seamstress Agnes Richter painstakingly stitched a mysterious autobiographical text into every inch of the jacket she created from her institutional uniform. Despite every attempt to silence them, hundreds of other psychiatric patients have managed to get their…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Divorce: A Psychosocial Study book cover

    Divorce: A Psychosocial Study

    By Shelley Day Sclater

    Several jurisdictions have attempted to render divorce more harmonious by abolishing matrimonial 'fault' and facilitating the resolution of divorce disputes by mediation. In Britain, these provisions appear in the Family Law Act 1996. The book presents a challenge to the underlying assumptions…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge

  • Individual and Structural Determinants of Environmental Practice book cover

    Individual and Structural Determinants of Environmental Practice

    By Bengt Hansson

    Edited by Anders Biel

    During recent years, there has been a growing awareness that a better understanding of human activities and the behavioural components of environmental problems is needed. This volume brings together psychologists, philosophers, sociologists, historians of technology and economics, and management…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy and Practice

  • Household Waste in Social Perspective: Values, Attitudes, Situation and Behaviour book cover

    Household Waste in Social Perspective

    Values, Attitudes, Situation and Behaviour

    By Stewart Barr

    The principal barrier to the introduction of more sustainable disposal methods has previously been thought to be the lack of both available knowledge and an awareness of the benefits and ease of these systems. Illustrated by an in-depth analysis of waste reduction, reuse and recycling behaviour in…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy and Practice

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