Psychology: Critical Psychology

  • Unsettling Psycurity: Coils of Paranoia and Imagination in a Neocolonial Security State book cover

    Unsettling Psycurity

    Coils of Paranoia and Imagination in a Neocolonial Security State

    By Rachel Jane Dr Liebert

    Unsettling Psycurity offers a critical psychological response to expressions of white supremacy, as entered through a transnational program of research to pre-empt ‘psychosis’. Drawing on interviews, participant observation, scientific artefacts, and public art, this unique work seeks to argue for…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Revisiting the Cultural Scaffolding of Rape book cover

    Revisiting the Cultural Scaffolding of Rape

    By Nicola Gavey

      Expanded and updated with a new chapter and extensive critical commentary, the revised edition of this award-winning book combines an overview of the existing literature on rape with an analysis of recent research to examine the psychological and cultural implications of contemporary sexual…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 implications of contemporary sexual violence. Just Sex? argues that feminist theory…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25 
    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

    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 – 2018-09-04 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • 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

    This groundbreaking book employs a transdisciplinary and poststructuralist methodology to develop the concept of ‘postfeminist healthism,’ a twenty-first-century understanding of women’s physical and mental health formed at the intersections of postfeminist sensibilities, neoliberal constructs of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Situating Qualitative Methods in Psychological Science book cover

    Situating Qualitative Methods in Psychological Science

    Edited by Brian Schiff

    Although qualitative approaches to psychological research have a long history in the discipline, they have also been, and remain, marginalized from the canon of mainstream scientific psychology. At the current moment, however, there is growing recognition of the importance of qualitative methods…

    Hardback – 2018-07-18 
    Routledge
    Advances in Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology

  • Fanon, Education, and Action: Child as Method book cover

    Fanon, Education, and Action

    Child as Method

    By Erica Burman

    Bridging childhood studies, pedagogy and educational theory, critical psychology, and postcolonial studies, this unique book reads the role and functions of ‘the child’ and childhood as both cultural motif and as embodied life condition through the work of Frantz Fanon. Based on innovative readings…

    Paperback – 2018-07-17 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Disability and Sexual Health: A Critical Exploration of Key Issues book cover

    Disability and Sexual Health

    A Critical Exploration of Key Issues

    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-to-day lives, but also in…

    Hardback – 2018-07-16 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Healthy Ageing: A Capability Approach to Inclusive Policy and Practice book cover

    Healthy Ageing

    A Capability Approach to Inclusive Policy and Practice

    By Christine Stephens, Mary Breheny

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

    Paperback – 2018-06-21 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Identical Twins: The Social Construction and Performance of Identity in Culture and Society book cover

    Identical Twins

    The Social Construction and Performance of Identity in Culture and Society

    By Mvikeli Ncube

    In Identical Twins: The Social Construction and Performance of Identity in Culture and Society, Ncube conceptualises twin identity as a multi-layered dynamic that changes through performance, and explores twin identity through a social constructionist approach. Until now, mainstream twin studies…

    Paperback – 2018-06-12 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Human Mind: Subjectivity, science and experiences in change book cover

    An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Human Mind

    Subjectivity, science and experiences in change

    By Line Joranger

    One of the main aims of contemporary psychology is to understand a person's explicit and implicit ways of thinking and acting. In light of this, it may seem like the ultimate paradox that psychology is currently overflowing with brain concepts belonging to the external, visible, brain-world and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15
    Routledge
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

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