Psychology: Critical Psychology

  • Feminist Spirituality under Capitalism: Witches, Fairies and Nomads book cover

    Feminist Spirituality under Capitalism

    Witches, Fairies and Nomads

    By Kathleen Skott-Myhre

    Industrial modernity's worship of rationality had a profound effect on women’s ways of knowing, marginalizing them along with other alternate forms of knowledge such as the imagination and the unconscious. Feminist Spirituality under Capitalism discusses the importance of women’s spiritual…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Different Childhoods: Non/Normative Development and Transgressive Trajectories book cover

    Different Childhoods

    Non/Normative Development and Transgressive Trajectories

    Edited by Lindsay O'Dell, Charlotte Brownlow, Hanna Bertilsdotter-Rosqvist

    Different Childhoods: Non/Normative Development and Transgressive Trajectories opens up new avenues for exploring children’s development as contextual, provisional and locally produced, rather than a unitary, universal and consistent process. This edited collection frames a critical exploration of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Disability and Sexual Health: Critical Psychological Perspectives book cover

    Disability and Sexual Health

    Critical Psychological Perspectives

    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-today lives, but also in…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • 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

  • Motives and Mechanisms: An Introduction to the Psychology of Action book cover

    Motives and Mechanisms

    An Introduction to the Psychology of Action

    By Rom Harré, David Clarke, Nicola De Carlo

    As the first introductory statement of the ‘new psychology’, Motives and Mechanisms, originally published in 1985, aims to bring the study of human action to the forefront of the subject. Like any science, the practice of psychology is very much influenced by the hidden assumptions of its…

    Paperback – 2017-06-10 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Female-Perpetrated Sex Abuse: Knowledge, Power, and the Cultural Conditions of Victimhood book cover

    Female-Perpetrated Sex Abuse

    Knowledge, Power, and the Cultural Conditions of Victimhood

    By Sherianne Kramer

    Sherianne Kramer is a registered South African research psychologist and psychology lecturer at the University of the Witwatersrand. Her research interests are primarily focused within the critical psychology discipline and include crime, violence and injury prevention, female and child perpetrated…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Positive Psychology and its Discontents: Why Positive Psychology Fails and How it Might Succeed Again book cover

    Positive Psychology and its Discontents

    Why Positive Psychology Fails and How it Might Succeed Again

    By Matthew McDonald, Michael Wearing

    Alongside the surging popularity of positive psychology has come a quiet but significant chorus of dissenting voices, raising questions about the movement: that it is philosophically naive, that it uncritically employs natural science research methods, that it takes a separatist stance, is unable…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Postfeminism and Health: Critical psychology and media perspectives book cover

    Postfeminism and Health

    Critical psychology and media perspectives

    By Sarah Riley, Adrienne Evans, Martine Robson

    The construction of femininity has fundamental implications for the health and wellbeing of women. In an era of intense media scrutiny, women live within societies where their body image, sexuality and social choices are negotiated through a highly subjective framework. In this important book, the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Palliative Care: Psychosocial perspectives book cover

    Palliative Care

    Psychosocial perspectives

    By Alison Rodriguez

    Death is inevitable, and yet for most of us it is also unimaginable. This enlightening book is not about death and dying, but about how life-limiting illnesses influence culture, society and how we understand ourselves. It provides a critical, existential perspective on palliative care, examining…

    Paperback – 2017-04-10
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • How to Rethink Mental Illness: The Human Contexts Behind the Labels book cover

    How to Rethink Mental Illness

    The Human Contexts Behind the Labels

    By Bernard Guerin

    The world of mental illness is typically framed around symptoms and cures, where every client is given a label. In this challenging new book, Professor Bernard Guerin provides a fresh alternative to considering these issues, based in interdisciplinary social sciences and discourse analysis rather…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21
    Routledge

  • Adopted Women and Biological Fathers: Reimagining stories of origin and trauma book cover

    Adopted Women and Biological Fathers

    Reimagining stories of origin and trauma

    By Elizabeth Hughes

    Adopted Women and Biological Fathers offers a critical and deconstructive challenge to the dominant notions of adoptive identity. The author explores adoptive women’s experiences of meeting their biological fathers and reflects on personal narratives to give an authoritative overview of both the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • A Critical Introduction to Sport Psychology book cover

    A Critical Introduction to Sport Psychology

    3rd Edition

    By Aidan Moran, John Toner

    The new third edition of A Critical Introduction to Sport Psychology is the only textbook in the field that provides a detailed overview of key theories, concepts and findings within the discipline of sport psychology, as well as a critical perspective that examines and challenges these…

    Paperback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge

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