Psychology: Critical Psychology

  • Psychology through Critical Auto-Ethnography: Academic Discipline, Professional Practice and Reflexive History book cover

    Psychology through Critical Auto-Ethnography

    Academic Discipline, Professional Practice and Reflexive History, 1st Edition

    By Ian Parker

    This unique book is an insider account about the discipline of psychology and its limits, introducing key debates in the field of psychology around the world today by closely examining the problematic role the discipline plays as a global phenomenon. Ian Parker traces the development of ‘critical…

    Paperback – 2020-02-21 
    Routledge

  • Anthropocene Psychology: Being Human in a More-than-Human World book cover

    Anthropocene Psychology

    Being Human in a More-than-Human World, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Adams

    This ground-breaking book critically extends the psychological project, seeking to investigate the relations between human and more-than-human worlds against the backdrop of the Anthropocene by emphasising the significance of encounter, interaction and relationships. Interdisciplinary environmental…

    Paperback – 2020-02-14 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Madness: History, Concepts and Controversies book cover

    Madness

    History, Concepts and Controversies, 1st Edition

    By Philip John Tyson, Shakiela Khanam Davies, Alison Torn

    Madness: History, Concepts and Controversies provides a comprehensive and critical analysis of current perspectives on mental illness and how they have been shaped by historical trends and dominant sociocultural paradigms. From its representation among world religions and wider folkloric myth, to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Body and Consent in Psychology, Psychiatry, and Medicine: A Therapeutic Rape Culture book cover

    The Body and Consent in Psychology, Psychiatry, and Medicine

    A Therapeutic Rape Culture, 1st Edition

    By Jemma Tosh

    This groundbreaking text interrogates the constructed boundary between therapy and violence, by examining therapeutic practice and discourse through the lens of a psychologist and a survivor of sexual abuse. It asks, what happens when those we approach for help cause further harm? Can we identify…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Critical Realism for Psychologists book cover

    Critical Realism for Psychologists

    1st Edition

    By David Pilgrim

    This is the first dedicated text to explain and explore the utility of critical realism for psychologists, offering it as a helpful middle ground between positivism and postmodernism. By introducing its basic concepts, Pilgrim explains critical realism to psychologists and shows how the interface…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Child-Care and the Psychology of Development book cover

    Child-Care and the Psychology of Development

    1st Edition

    By Elly Singer

    Are child-care centres good for children? How can we provide good day-care? Feminists have long argued for the provision of day-care facilities so that mothers may be free to work outside the home. The call had enjoyed little support from politicians and experts, however. Feminists had been seen to…

    Paperback – 2019-11-10 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Child Development

  • On Hijacking Science: Exploring the Nature and Consequences of Overreach in Psychology book cover

    On Hijacking Science

    Exploring the Nature and Consequences of Overreach in Psychology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edwin E. Gantt, Richard N. Williams

    This book examines the origins, presence, and implications of scientistic thinking in psychology. Scientism embodies the claim that only knowledge attained by means of natural scientific methods counts as valid and valuable. This perspective increasingly dominates thinking and practice in…

    Paperback – 2019-11-02 
    Routledge

  • Critical Ethnographic Perspectives on Medical Travel book cover

    Critical Ethnographic Perspectives on Medical Travel

    1st Edition

    By Cecilia Vindrola Padros

    By taking an ethnographic approach to medical travel, this important book uses critical perspectives to understand inequalities in healthcare access and delivery, including gender, class and ethnicity, and explore how these are negotiated. In this key text Vindrola- Padros presents a comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Critical Community Psychology: Critical Action and Social Change book cover

    Critical Community Psychology

    Critical Action and Social Change, 2nd Edition

    By Carolyn Kagan, Mark Burton, Paul Duckett, Rebecca Lawthom, Asiya Siddiquee

    This accessible textbook draws upon progressions in academic, political and global arenas, to provide a comprehensive overview of practical issues in psychological work across a diverse range of community settings. Interest in community psychology, and its potential as a distinctive approach, is…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Social Psychology: A Psychology of Human Being book cover

    Perspectives on Social Psychology

    A Psychology of Human Being, 1st Edition

    By Wendy Stainton Rogers

    This groundbreaking new textbook takes a different perspective on social psychology, focused on the social and cultural worlds we inhabit, and encompassing a wide range of core social psychology topics – from the self to relationships, gender to health, racism to mental distress. Taking a critical…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    Routledge

  • Narrative Psychology and Vygotsky in Dialogue: Changing Subjects book cover

    Narrative Psychology and Vygotsky in Dialogue

    Changing Subjects, 1st Edition

    By Jill Bradbury

    This book draws together two domains of psychological theory, Vygotsky’s cultural-historical theory of cognition and narrative theories of identity, to offer a way of rethinking the human subject as embodied, relational and temporal. A dialogue between these two ostensibly disparate and contested…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Arts, Health and Well-Being: A Critical Perspective on Research, Policy and Practice book cover

    Arts, Health and Well-Being

    A Critical Perspective on Research, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Norma Daykin

    This important book develops a critical understanding of the bridging of arts and health domains, drawing on models and perspectives from social sciences to develop the case for arts and health as a social movement. This interdisciplinary perspective offers a new research agenda that can help to…

    Hardback – 2019-09-17
    Routledge

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