Psychology: Critical Psychology

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

    Health Promotion to Children and Young People

    Critical Perspectives

    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

    By Abigail Locke

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

  • Psychogeography and Psychology book cover

    Psychogeography and Psychology

    By Alexander John Bridger

    Psychogeography considers the effect of the geographical environment on people’s emotions and behavior. It also provides the tools for a critical engagement with our built environment and contains the potential for its conceptual independence from the narrow dictates of shopping, work and transport…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • The Neurobiology of Motherhood: Maternal Subjectivities and Embodied Experiences book cover

    The Neurobiology of Motherhood

    Maternal Subjectivities and Embodied Experiences

    By Linda Burnett

    In motherhood, many women experience feelings of great intensity, a strong and passionate bond with their child, and a sense of personal transformation. For these women the experiences of pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and embodied care are felt as central to the construction of their sense of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

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

    Children's Agency

    A Critical, Psychosocial Perspective

    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

    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 expressions…

    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

    Edited by Rachel Pollard, Julie Lloyd

    Cognitive Analytic Therapy and the Politics of Mental Health provides an overview of the development of CAT, and illuminates how the political context affects the way in which therapists consider their work and facilitates their practice. Providing an overview of the development of Cognitive…

    Paperback – 2018-11-02 
    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

    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 – 2018-11-01 
    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 of contemporary sexual violence. Just Sex? argues that…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • Anticipation and Medicine: A Critical Analysis of the Science, Praxis and Perversion of Evidence Based Healthcare book cover

    Anticipation and Medicine

    A Critical Analysis of the Science, Praxis and Perversion of Evidence Based Healthcare

    By Owen Dempsey

    Anticipation in Medicine: A Critical Analysis of the Science, Praxis and Perversion of Evidence Based Healthcare looks at an aspect of healthcare rarely addressed: how the capitalist interest in diagnosis and treatment impacts upon the patient and, by extension, the system of healthcare itself.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-12 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical 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

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