Psychology: Critical Psychology

  • The Meaning of Behaviour book cover

    The Meaning of Behaviour

    1st Edition

    By J.R. Maze

    Originally published in 1983, this title is a determined attack on personality theories current at the time. It critically examines their basic motivational constructs and rejects any that invoke goal-seeking as being inescapably teleological and therefore unacceptable as natural science. Dr Maze…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Personality

  • Domestic Violence and Psychology: Critical Perspectives on Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse book cover

    Domestic Violence and Psychology

    Critical Perspectives on Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse, 2nd Edition

    By Paula Nicolson

    Despite changes to laws and policies across most western democracies intended to combat violence to women, intimate partner violence and abuse (IPVA) remains discouragingly commonplace.Domestic Violence and Psychology: Critical Perspectives on Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse showcases women’s…

    Paperback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • Subjectivity and Critical Mental Health: Lessons from Brazil book cover

    Subjectivity and Critical Mental Health

    Lessons from Brazil, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Goulart

    Subjectivity and Critical Mental Health: Lessons from Brazil presents and discusses subjectivity as a key concept to challenge the individualized and reified perspective that psychology and mental health studies have traditionally sustained. Situated against the maintenance of hierarchical,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Decolonial Psychoanalysis: Towards Critical Islamophobia Studies book cover

    Decolonial Psychoanalysis

    Towards Critical Islamophobia Studies, 1st Edition

    By Robert Beshara

    In this provocative and necessary book, Robert K. Beshara uses psychoanalytic discursive analysis to explore the possibility of a genuinely anti-colonial critical psychology. Drawing on postcolonial and decolonial approaches to Islamophobia, this book enhances understandings of Critical Border…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14 
    Routledge

  • Health Promotion to Children and Young People: Critical Perspectives book cover

    Health Promotion to Children and Young People

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Jane Callaghan

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Parenting and Health: Critical Perspectives on Parenting Culture book cover

    Parenting and Health

    Critical Perspectives on Parenting Culture, 1st Edition

    By Abigail Locke

    Paperback – 2019-01-28 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Children's Agency: A Critical, Psychosocial Perspective book cover

    Children's Agency

    A Critical, Psychosocial Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Sheila Greene, Elizabeth Nixon

    This novel book approaches the topic of children’s agency from a fresh perspective, emphasising what psychological and developmental science can bring to a debate which has been dominated by sociology and anthropology. It reviews research on agency from family, school and wider society domains,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Psycurity: Colonialism, Paranoia, and the War on Imagination book cover

    Psycurity

    Colonialism, Paranoia, and the War on Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Jane Liebert

    Across the world, the rhetoric and violence of white supremacy is rising up. Yet, explanations for white supremacist attacks typically direct attention toward an unreasonable, paranoid state of mind, and away from the neocolonial security state that made them. Offering a response to US…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Cognitive Analytic Therapy and the Politics of Mental Health book cover

    Cognitive Analytic Therapy and the Politics of Mental Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julie Lloyd, Rachel Pollard

    Cognitive Analytic Therapy and the Politics of Mental Health provides an overview of the development of cognitive analytic therapy (CAT), and illuminates how the political context affects the way in which therapists consider their work and facilitates their practice. This book examines how CAT…

    Paperback – 2018-11-12 
    Routledge

  • An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Human Mind (Open Access): Subjectivity, Science and Experiences in Change book cover

    An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Human Mind (Open Access)

    Subjectivity, Science and Experiences in Change, 1st Edition

    By Line Joranger

    One of the main aims of modern mental health care is to understand a person's explicit and implicit ways of thinking and acting. So, it may seem like the ultimate paradox that mental health care services are currently overflowing with brain concepts belonging to the external, visible brain-world…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

  • Just Sex?: The Cultural Scaffolding of Rape book cover

    Just Sex?

    The Cultural Scaffolding of Rape, 2nd Edition

    By Nicola Gavey

    In the award-winning Just Sex? The Cultural Scaffolding of Rape, Nicola Gavey provides an extensive commentary on the existing literature on rape, analysing recent research to examine the psychological and cultural conditions of possibility for contemporary sexual violence. Just Sex? argues that…

    Paperback – 2018-10-22 
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • The Challenges of Cultural Psychology: Historical Legacies and Future Responsibilities book cover

    The Challenges of Cultural Psychology

    Historical Legacies and Future Responsibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gordana Jovanović, Lars Allolio-Näcke, Carl Ratner

    This book considers cultural psychology from historical, theoretical, and epistemological perspectives, building an understanding of cultural psychology as a human science and moving beyond the nature-culture dichotomy. The unique collection of chapters seeks to advance the field of cultural…

    Paperback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge

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