Textbooks: Social Psychology

  • Identity Troubles

    An Introduction

    By Anthony Elliott

    In our turbulent world of global flows and digital transformations pervasive identity crises and self-reinvention have become increasingly central to everyday life. In this fascinating book, Anthony Elliott shows how global transformations – the new electronic economy, digital worlds,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Social Groups in Action and Interaction

    2nd Edition

    By Charles Stangor

    Social Groups in Action and Interaction reviews and analyzes the human group as it operates to create both social good and, potentially, social harm. It summarizes current knowledge and contemporary research, with real-world examples in succinct yet engaging chapters, to help students understand…

    Paperback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge

  • Media Effects and Society

    2nd Edition

    By Elizabeth M. Perse, Jennifer Lambe

    Media Effects and Society provides an in-depth look at media effects and offers a theoretical foundation for understanding mass media's impact on individuals and society. Working from the assumption that media effects are common and are often underestimated, the text focuses on dominant areas of…

    Paperback – 2015-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Fundamentals of Research on Culture and Psychology

    Theory and Methods

    By Valery Chirkov

    Cross-cultural and cultural research is a hallmark of modern times: decolonized nations are seeking their place in the world, indigenous communities are searching for their identities, immigrants are on the move; and business people are moving to work in diverse socio-cultural environments. For…

    Paperback – 2015-10-13 
    Routledge

  • The Science of Attitudes

    By Joel Cooper, Shane Blackman, Kyle Keller

    This textbook is aimed at advanced undergraduates and graduate students interested in how attitudes are formed and changed – a topic that is essential and ubiquitous to the study of social psychology and human behavior more generally. It uniquely integrates classic and contemporary research to give…

    Paperback – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Sport and Exercise Psychology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Andrew M Lane

    The new edition of Sport and Exercise Psychology asks four fundamental questions that get to the heart of this flourishing discipline: What inner states influence what people think, feel, and behave? How can people manage or self-regulate their own inner states? How can sport and exercise…

    Paperback – 2015-09-01 
    Routledge
    Topics in Applied Psychology

  • Introduction to Political Psychology

    3rd Edition

    By Martha L. Cottam, Elena Mastors, Thomas Preston, Beth Dietz

    This comprehensive, user-friendly introductory textbook to political psychology explores the psychological origins of political behavior. The authors introduce readers to a broad range of theories, concepts, and case studies of political activity to illustrate that behavior. The book examines many…

    Paperback – 2015-08-27 
    Routledge

  • Psychology for Sustainability

    4th Edition

    By Britain A. Scott, Elise L. Amel, Susan M. Koger, Christie M. Manning

    Psychology for Sustainability, 4th Edition -- known as Psychology of Environmental Problems: Psychology for Sustainability in its previous edition -- applies psychological theory and research to so-called "environmental" problems, which actually result from human behavior that degrades…

    Paperback – 2015-08-06 
    Routledge

  • The Child at School

    Interactions with peers and teachers, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Blatchford, Anthony D. Pellegrini, Ed Baines

    What is the nature of children’s social life in school? How do their relationships and interactions with peers, teachers and other school staff influence their development and experience of school? This book, written by leading researchers in educational and developmental psychology, provides…

    Paperback – 2015-07-15
    Routledge
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Research Methods for Forensic Psychologists

    A guide to completing your research project

    By Sarah Brown, Emma Sleath

    Research Methods for Forensic Psychologists is an accessible and comprehensive textbook that introduces students to the research process in forensic psychology. Adopting a problem-based learning approach, this book offers a ‘how-to’ guide to the whole research process and empowers readers to…

    Paperback – 2015-07-08
    Routledge

  • Forensic Psychology: The Basics

    By Sandie Taylor

    This text provides an engaging overview to the core topics within Forensic Psychology, guiding the reader through this exciting and popular discipline. Combining a discussion of theory with information about the role of a professional forensic psychologist, it addresses such key issues as:…

    Paperback – 2015-06-28
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Identity Formation, Youth, and Development

    A Simplified Approach

    By James E. Cote, Charles Levine

    The concept of identity is one of the most important ideas the social sciences have investigated in recent years, yet no introductory textbooks are available to those who want to gain a sense of this burgeoning field. The first of its kind, this text provides an introduction to the scientific study…

    Paperback – 2015-06-22
    Psychology Press

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