Psychology: Critical Psychology

  • 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 – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Child-Care and the Psychology of Development book cover

    Child-Care and the Psychology of Development

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-12-07 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Child Development

  • 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 – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • 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 – 2017-10-10
    Routledge

  • 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, people often talk about ailments and afflictions, the potential of modern medicine and the behaviours that affect our health. Although important, a sole focus on such issues can undermine a more socio-economic understanding of health. This timely book takes a…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • 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 – 2017-09-14
    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, 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 the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
    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 – 2017-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Revenge Pornography: Gender, Sexuality and Motivations book cover

    Revenge Pornography

    Gender, Sexuality and Motivations

    By Matthew Hall, Jeff Hearn

    Facilitated by developments in technologies, the non-consensual posting of sexually explicit images of someone else for revenge, entertainment or political motive – so-called revenge porn – has become a global phenomenon. This groundbreaking book argues that fundamental and recurring issues about…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    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 – 2017-08-22
    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 – 2017-08-21
    Routledge

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