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Psychological theory & schools of thought books

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ISE PSYCHOLOGY: PERSPECTIVES AND CONNECTIONS by Gregory J Feist, Erika Rosenberg ISE PSYCHOLOGY: PERSPECTIVES AND CONNECTIONS
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Format: Paperback - Released: 16/11/2017

Time and the Dog Society and Depression by Maria Rite Kehl Time and the Dog Society and Depression

The relationship of depression to contemporary capitalist society
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/11/2017

Wittgenstein's Philosophy in Psychology Interpretations and Applications in Historical Context by Gavin Brent Sullivan Wittgenstein's Philosophy in Psychology Interpretations and Applications in Historical Context

This book highlights the importance of Ludwig Wittgenstein's writings on psychology and psychological phenomena for the historical development of contemporary psychology.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/11/2017

A Brief History of Psychology by Michael Wertheimer, Antonio E. Puente A Brief History of Psychology
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Format: Hardback - Released: 08/11/2017

Divine Mania: Alteration of Consciousness in Ancient Greece by Yulia Ustinova Divine Mania: Alteration of Consciousness in Ancient Greece

'Our greatest blessings come to us by way of mania, provided it is given us by divine gift,' - says Socrates in Plato's Phaedrus. Certain forms of alteration of consciousness, considered to be inspired by supernatural forces, were actively sought...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/11/2017

A Brief History of Psychology by Michael Wertheimer, Antonio E. Puente A Brief History of Psychology
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Psychology and Neoliberalism by Michael Arfken Psychology and Neoliberalism

During the Enlightenment a new idea of the person was conceived which in turn came to have far-reaching effects on the development of liberal democratic theory and political economy. By looking at the psychological theories that were developed to support...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Psychology and Neoliberalism by Michael Arfken Psychology and Neoliberalism

During the Enlightenment a new idea of the person was conceived which in turn came to have far-reaching effects on the development of liberal democratic theory and political economy. By looking at the psychological theories that were developed to support...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

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Evaluating Qualitative Research by Jeasik (Associate Professor, Educational Studies, University of Wyoming) Cho Evaluating Qualitative Research
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Evaluating Qualitative Research explores the theories, practices, and reflections associated with qualitative research. By collating information from websites and qualitative research journals, this book informs readers on a variety of approaches to help them evaluate the quality of qualitative research...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/12/2017

The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology by Sarah Robins, John Symons, Paco Calvo The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology
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The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology, Second Edition is an invaluable guide and major reference source to the major topics, problems, concepts and debates in philosophy of psychology and is the first companion of its kind. A team of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/12/2017

Psychology: Perspectives and Connections - Looseleaf by Gregory J. Feist, Erika Rosenberg Psychology: Perspectives and Connections - Looseleaf
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Just because we think something doesn't make it true. Psychology: Perspectives and Connections is designed to move students beyond what may seem obvious to them and have them reevaluate the thoughts and beliefs they bring to the course. Feist's accessible...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2018

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Introduction to Psychology Gateways to Mind and Behavior by Tanya (Brock University) Martini, Dennis Coon, Dennis Coon, John (Brock University) Mitterer Introduction to Psychology Gateways to Mind and Behavior
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Welcome to the world of psychology--and a journey through the gateways to mind and behavior. Led by authors who get rave reviews from students and instructors alike, this text integrates a proven system for reflective learning: Survey, Question, Read, Reflect,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2017

Geopolitics and Development by Marcus (University of Durham, UK) Power Geopolitics and Development
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The focus of the book is both historical and contemporary, exploring the geopolitical enframing and imagination of development in key historical junctures such as the Cold War, the end of empire and the War on Terror but also examining what...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

Dialogues at the Edge of American Psychological Discourse Critical and Theoretical Perspectives by Heather Macdonald Dialogues at the Edge of American Psychological Discourse Critical and Theoretical Perspectives

This book explores the discipline of psychology through in-depth dialogues with scholars who have lived at the turbulent edges of mainstream psychology in the USA, and who have challenged the most cherished theoretical frameworks.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Psychology and Morals An Analysis of Character by J. A. Hadfield Psychology and Morals An Analysis of Character

Originally published in 1923, this book had enjoyed constant and wide success, being reprinted fourteen times. In this new and thoroughly revised edition, published in 1964, the author has reconsidered his conclusions in the light of modern psychology of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

The History and Evolution of Psychology A Philosophical and Biological Perspective by Brian D. (Hofstra University, USA) Cox The History and Evolution of Psychology A Philosophical and Biological Perspective
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This book discusses key figures in history in the context of their time, takes students on a carefully-formulated, chronological journey through the build-up of psychology from ancient times to the present, and seeks to draw students into the way science...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

The History and Evolution of Psychology A Philosophical and Biological Perspective by Brian D. (Hofstra University, USA) Cox The History and Evolution of Psychology A Philosophical and Biological Perspective
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This book discusses key figures in history in the context of their time, takes students on a carefully-formulated, chronological journey through the build-up of psychology from ancient times to the present, and seeks to draw students into the way science...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Psychology in Prisons by Pamela Baldwin Psychology in Prisons

Psychology in Prisons illustrates how a knowledge of psychological principles can lead to a better understanding of the prison environment and the problems that occur within it. The authors show how psychology can be used to increase understanding of prisoners...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Support Groups For Children by Kathleen O'Rourke Support Groups For Children

Designed for use with children in grades K-6, this book provides a review of support groups: their nature and value; the tripartite model of children's needs, behaviours they need to learn and environmental conditions that support learning; the Keystone Learning...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Help Yourself To Positive Mental Health by Howard Rosenthal Help Yourself To Positive Mental Health

This work reveals 50 simple ideas and concrete actitivities to improve anyone's mental well-being. Written in a conversational style, this resource provides techniques and specific suggestions to combat depression, fear, loneliness, anger, a poor self-image, undesirable habits, poor communication, relationship...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Forced Migration in the History of 20th Century Neuroscience and Psychiatry New perspectives by Frank W. (University of Calgary, Canada) Stahnisch Forced Migration in the History of 20th Century Neuroscience and Psychiatry New perspectives
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The forced migration of neuroscientists, both during and after the Second World War, is of growing interest to international scholars. Of particular interest is how the long-term migration of scientists and physicians has affected both the academic migrants and their...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Children and Society by Malcolm Hill Children and Society

Provides a comprehensive overview of the issues, research and debates relating to children and the experience of childhood in late twentieth century Britain. This volume will address key issues such as juvenile crime, poverty, child protection and children's rights and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2017

Making Sense of Television The Psychology of Audience Interpretation by Sonia Livingstone Making Sense of Television The Psychology of Audience Interpretation

Taking the soap opera as a case study, this book explores the 'parasocial interaction' people engage in with television programmes. It looks at the nature of the 'active viewer' and the role of the text in social psychology. It also...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/09/2017

The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Positive Psychology by Nicholas J. L. Brown The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Positive Psychology

Since the turn of the 21st 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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

A History of Psychology Globalization, Ideas, and Applications by Robert B. Lawson A History of Psychology Globalization, Ideas, and Applications

Revised edition of A history of psychology, c2007.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Talking to Brick Walls A Series of Presentations in the Chapel at Sainte-Anne Hospital by Jacques Lacan Talking to Brick Walls A Series of Presentations in the Chapel at Sainte-Anne Hospital

'I've been talking to brick walls' says Lacan, meaning: 'Neither to you, nor to the Big Other. I'm speaking by myself. And this is precisely what interests you. It's up to you to interpret me. ' These brick walls are...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

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