Psychology: Critical Psychology

  • Significant Differences: Feminism in Psychology book cover

    Significant Differences

    Feminism in Psychology

    By Corinne Squire

    Current western feminism and psychology have a particularly close relationship, with feminism finding an increasingly important voice in psychology. In this clear introductory text, originally published in 1989, Corinne Squire examines what feminism and psychology mean to each other, concentrating…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Subjectivity, Language and the Postcolonial: Beyond Bourdieu in South Africa book cover

    Subjectivity, Language and the Postcolonial

    Beyond Bourdieu in South Africa

    By Hannah Botsis

    In Subjectivity, Language and the Postcolonial, Hannah Botsis draws on theoretical work that exists at the intersection of critical social psychology, sociolinguistics and the political economy of language, to examine the relationships between language, subjectivity, materiality and political…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Urban Poverty and Health Inequalities: A Relational Approach book cover

    Urban Poverty and Health Inequalities

    A Relational Approach

    By Darrin Hodgetts, Ottilie Stolte

    When discussing health, we talk about ailments and afflictions, the potential of modern medicine and the behaviours that affect our health. Yet although these relationships exist, they undermine a more socio-economic understanding of health. This timely book takes a critical perspective to argue…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • 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 – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge

  • A Critical Approach to Surrogacy: Reproductive Desires and Demands book cover

    A Critical Approach to Surrogacy

    Reproductive Desires and Demands

    By Damien W Riggs, Clemence Due

    This comprehensive text makes an important contribution to the study of surrogacy by developing a novel theoretical framework through which to understand the broader social contexts as well as individual decisions at play within surrogacy arrangements. Drawing on empirical research conducted by…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Positive Psychology book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Positive Psychology

    Edited by Nicholas J. L. Brown, Tim Lomas, Francisco Jose Eiroa-Orosa

    Since the turn of the twenty-first century, the field of positive psychology has sought to implement a science of human flourishing so that we may lead happier, more fulfilling lives. It has found expression not only in academic papers but also popular books and, increasingly, in government…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Healthy Aging: Towards inclusive interventions book cover

    Healthy Aging

    Towards inclusive interventions

    By Christine Stephens, Mary Breheny

    What does it mean to age well? This important new book redefines what ‘successful’ aging means, challenging the idea that physical health is the only criteria to gauge the aging process, and that an aging population is necessarily a burden upon society. Using Sen’s capabilities approach as a…

    Paperback – 2017-09-10 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Revenge Pornography: Gender, Sexuality and Motivations book cover

    Revenge Pornography

    Gender, Sexuality and Motivations

    By Matthew Hall, Jeff Hearn

    Matthew Hall is social psychology researcher at the University of Derby and an editor for the Journal of Gender Studies. His research focuses on gender, sexuality, body image, violence and substance (mis)use. Jeff Hearn is Professor of Sociology, University of Huddersfield, UK; Senior Professor,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge

  • A Recent History of Lesbian and Gay Psychology: From Homophobia to LGBT book cover

    A Recent History of Lesbian and Gay Psychology

    From Homophobia to LGBT

    By Peter Hegarty

    This ground-breaking text explores the contemporary history of how psychological research, practice, and theory has engaged with gay and lesbian movements in the United States and beyond, over the last 50 years. Peter Hegarty examines the main strands of research in lesbian and gay psychology that…

    Paperback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Blackwashing Homophobia: Violence and the Politics of Sexuality, Gender and Race book cover

    Blackwashing Homophobia

    Violence and the Politics of Sexuality, Gender and Race

    By Melanie Judge

    As lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex identities increasingly secure legal recognition across the globe, these formal equality gains are contradicted by the continued presence of violence. Such violence emerges as a political pressure point for contestations of identity and power…

    Paperback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Teaching Critical Psychology: International Perspectives book cover

    Teaching Critical Psychology

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Craig Newnes, Laura Golding

    This edited volume may be the 'definitive text' on methods and content in teaching psychology from an international and critical perspective. Chapters from internationally renowned contributors working clinically, educationally and in the community with a range of client groups, outline…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-07-04
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

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