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Social, group or collective psychology books

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Fundamentals of Social Psychology by Nicky Hayes Fundamentals of Social Psychology

This textbook brings social psychology up-to-date, including material on social networking, gaming, and other aspects of modern living as well as covering established theories, debates and research. The book explores a number of fascinating topics, including: * Both traditional and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/09/2017

Identity, Attachment and Resilience Exploring Three Generations of a Polish Family by Antonia Bifulco Identity, Attachment and Resilience Exploring Three Generations of a Polish Family

Identity, Attachment and Resilience provides a timely foray into the new field of psychology and genealogy, exploring the relationship between family history and identity. The field encompasses family narratives and researches family history to increase our understanding of cultural and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

Experiments With People Revelations From Social Psychology, 2nd Edition by Kurt P. (University of New Rochelle, Connecticut, USA) Frey, Aiden P. (University of Southampton, UK) Gregg Experiments With People Revelations From Social Psychology, 2nd Edition
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This book? showcases 28? intriguing social psychological experiments? that have significantly advanced our understanding of human social thinking and? behavior. Each chapter focuses on the details and implications of a single study, while citing related research and real-life examples along...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/09/2017

Experiments With People Revelations From Social Psychology, 2nd Edition by Kurt P. (University of New Rochelle, Connecticut, USA) Frey, Aiden P. (University of Southampton, UK) Gregg Experiments With People Revelations From Social Psychology, 2nd Edition
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This book? showcases 28? intriguing social psychological experiments? that have significantly advanced our understanding of human social thinking and? behavior. Each chapter focuses on the details and implications of a single study, while citing related research and real-life examples along...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

Identity, Attachment and Resilience Exploring Three Generations of a Polish Family by Antonia Bifulco Identity, Attachment and Resilience Exploring Three Generations of a Polish Family

Identity, Attachment and Resilience provides a timely foray into the new field of psychology and genealogy, exploring the relationship between family history and identity. The field encompasses family narratives and researches family history to increase our understanding of cultural and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/09/2017

Adolescent Boys in High School A Psychological Study of Coping and Adaptation by James G. Kelly Adolescent Boys in High School A Psychological Study of Coping and Adaptation

Originally published in 1979, the research reported in this volume is based on investigations of how tenth-grade boys cope and adapt to the high-school environment in, specifically, two high schools in suburban Detroit in 1970. In addition to information about...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/09/2017

A Social Psychology of Schooling The Expectancy Process by A Social Psychology of Schooling The Expectancy Process

If a theory of education is to be helpful to the practising teacher, it must take the social context of learning into account. Originally published in 1982, Colin Rogers does just this, exploring the implications of two decades' detailed research...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/09/2017

Interpersonal Relations and Education by Interpersonal Relations and Education

Originally published in 1972, this title provides an analysis of social interactions in educational contexts and opens up the field of the social psychology of education as an area in its own right at the very heart of the process...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/09/2017

Creating a Transformational Community The Fundamentals of Stewardship Activities by Virginia Arthur Creating a Transformational Community The Fundamentals of Stewardship Activities

Creating a Transformational Community: The Fundamentals of Stewardship Activities examines the key components of a healthy and thriving community and helps individuals discover and stimulate the positive and prosocial potential of human nature.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Social Cognition How Individuals Construct Social Reality by Rainer (University of Basel, Switzerland) Greifeneder, Herbert Bless, Klaus Fiedler Social Cognition How Individuals Construct Social Reality
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Revised edition of Social cognition, 2004.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/09/2017

Social Cognition How Individuals Construct Social Reality by Rainer (University of Basel, Switzerland) Greifeneder, Herbert Bless, Klaus Fiedler Social Cognition How Individuals Construct Social Reality
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Revised edition of Social cognition, 2004.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/09/2017

Positive Psychology Established and Emerging Issues by Dana S. (Moravian College, USA) Dunn Positive Psychology Established and Emerging Issues
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This volume is a comprehensive review of theoretical and empirical contributions to positive psychology. It provides a scientific understanding of how human strengths help people psychologically and physically, showing how stressful circumstances do not inexorably lead to negative prognoses. It...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Positive Psychology Established and Emerging Issues by Dana S. (Moravian College, USA) Dunn Positive Psychology Established and Emerging Issues
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This volume is a comprehensive review of theoretical and empirical contributions to positive psychology. It provides a scientific understanding of how human strengths help people psychologically and physically, showing how stressful circumstances do not inexorably lead to negative prognoses. It...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

Inner Experience of the Chinese People Globalization, Social Transformation, and the Evolution of Social Mentality by Xiaohong Zhou Inner Experience of the Chinese People Globalization, Social Transformation, and the Evolution of Social Mentality

This book comprehensively explores the changes in the Chinese spiritual world from the perspective of transition and transformation. Chinese feeling, a brand-new concept corresponding to Chinese experience, refers to the vicissitudes that 1.3 billion Chinese people have been through in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/09/2017

Nonverbal Communication Insights, Importance in Healthcare Settings & Social Influences by Celia D. Park Nonverbal Communication Insights, Importance in Healthcare Settings & Social Influences


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Coming Soon

The Off-Modern Psychology Estranged by Ron Roberts The Off-Modern Psychology Estranged

A new psychology for a new society.
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2017

Personality and Social Psychology at the Interface New Directions for Interdisciplinary Research: A Special Issue of personality and Social Psychology Review by Marilynn B. Brewer Personality and Social Psychology at the Interface New Directions for Interdisciplinary Research: A Special Issue of personality and Social Psychology Review

This special issue provides a view of the past, present, and future of the field of personality and social psychology as an interdisciplinary endeavor. Collectively, the articles illustrate the vital contributions that can be made pursuing the reciprocal connections between...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Gender Construction in Children's Interactions A Cultural Perspective. A Special Issue of Research on Language and Social Interaction by Amy Kyratzis Gender Construction in Children's Interactions A Cultural Perspective. A Special Issue of Research on Language and Social Interaction

This special issue examines gender construction by children in some of its rich cultural and contextual complexity and in some of its interactions with power. The first two articles are about preschool children's language. One examines preschoolers' socialization into Japanese--a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Social Psychology, Past and Present An Integrative Orientation by Jay M. Jackson Social Psychology, Past and Present An Integrative Orientation

Providing a clearer understanding of contemporary issues through a broad, historical perspective, this scholarly overview unites the multidisciplinary roots of social psychology into one coherent book. The author attempts to unite the works and theories of all social psychological subdivisions....
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Personality in the Social Process by J. Aronoff Personality in the Social Process

First published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Science of Pleasure Cosmos and Psyche in the Bourgeois World by Harvie Ferguson The Science of Pleasure Cosmos and Psyche in the Bourgeois World

In this rich and original work, the author argues that science is the highest expression of bourgeois thought and whilst it may have liberated mankind, it has also devised new forms of repression, discipline and control.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Mutual Intercultural Relations by John W. (Queen's University, Ontario) Berry Mutual Intercultural Relations
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By examining intercultural relations in seventeen societies, this book answers the fundamental question: 'how shall we all live together?'
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Handbook of Self-Regulation, Third Edition Research, Theory, and Applications by Kathleen D. Vohs Handbook of Self-Regulation, Third Edition Research, Theory, and Applications

From leading authorities, this significantly revised and expanded handbook is a highly regarded reference in a rapidly growing field. It thoroughly examines the conscious and unconscious processes by which people manage their behavior and emotions, control impulses, and strive toward...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Attachment in Adulthood, Second Edition Structure, Dynamics, and Change by Mario Mikulincer, Phillip R. Shaver Attachment in Adulthood, Second Edition Structure, Dynamics, and Change
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Synthesizing a vast body of empirical research and organizing it around a comprehensive conceptual model, this book is recognized as the definitive reference on adult attachment. The authors explain how what began as a theory of child development is now...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Soviet Psychology History, Theory, Content by Soviet Psychology History, Theory, Content

Originally published in 1975, this title sets out to show us the differences between Soviet and other ways of thinking about nature, man, and society. The basic factor distinguishing Soviet psychology is that it views phenomena from the perspective of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Social Psychology The Dynamics of Interpersonal Experience by Robin R. Vallacher Social Psychology The Dynamics of Interpersonal Experience


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

The Oxford Handbook of Music Therapy by Jane (Programme Leader Mental Health, Deakin University, Australia) Edwards The Oxford Handbook of Music Therapy
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Music therapy is growing internationally to be one of the leading evidence-based psychosocial allied health professions to meet needs across the lifespan.The Oxford Handbook of Music Therapy is the most comprehensive text on this topic in its history. It presents...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Urban Poverty and Health Inequalities A Relational Approach by Darrin (University of Waikato, New Zealand) Hodgetts, Ottilie (University of Waikato, New Zealand) Stolte Urban Poverty and Health Inequalities A Relational Approach
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When discussing health, we talk about ailments and afflictions, the potential of modern medicine and the behaviours that affect our health. Yet although these relationships exist, they undermine a more socio-economic understanding of health. This timely book takes a critical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

Psychopathology and Personality Dimensions The Selected Works of Gordon Claridge by Gordon Claridge Psychopathology and Personality Dimensions The Selected Works of Gordon Claridge

In the World Library of Psychologists series, international experts present career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces - extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, and their major practical theoretical contributions. In this fascinating collection,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

Participatory Research in Peace, Critical, and Community Psychology Emancipatory Methodologies and Community Engagement by Mohamed Seedat Participatory Research in Peace, Critical, and Community Psychology Emancipatory Methodologies and Community Engagement

Offering a unique set of case studies that invites readers to question and reimagine the concept of community engagement, this collected work provides an overview and analysis of numerous, creative participatory research methods designed to improve well-being at both the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

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Social Psychology by Cathryn J. Johnson, Karen A. Hegtvedt Social Psychology
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Social Psychology takes a sociological approach to the study of the individual in relationship to society. It's main purpose is is to highlight how social psychology provides varied, yet inter-related, explanations for individuals' experiences in groups. The text tells the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Social Influence and Creativity A Special Issue of Social Influence by Marlene Turner Social Influence and Creativity A Special Issue of Social Influence

How do social influences affect such outcomes as creativity, innovation, originality, and inventiveness? While major advances have been made, many questions regarding the impact of contextual and social factors on creativity and innovation remain. This collection examines a rich array...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Television, Imagination, and Aggression A Study of Preschoolers by D. G. Singer Television, Imagination, and Aggression A Study of Preschoolers

First Published in 1981. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Marriages and Families in the 21st Century A Bioecological Approach by Tasha R (Humboldt State University) Howe Marriages and Families in the 21st Century A Bioecological Approach

Marriages and Families in the 21st Century provides an in-depth exploration of a traditional field of study using a new and engaging approach. Tasha R. Howe covers all the important issues - including parenting, divorce, aging families, balancing work and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Individual Differences and Social Influence by Jerry M. Burger Individual Differences and Social Influence

Despite widespread acknowledgment that both personal and situational factors influence behavior, researchers in the area of social influence have been slow to examine individual differences in their work. Indeed, social influence investigators often point to their findings to illustrate the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Social Values and Moral Intuitions The World-Views of Millennial Young Adults by Gary S. (Kalamazoo College, USA) Gregg Social Values and Moral Intuitions The World-Views of Millennial Young Adults
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Millennials have been stereotyped as both entitled slackers and the next greatest generation. This study uses depth interviews to offer a scholarly and balanced account of young adults' values and worldviews. It investigates their views on a wide range of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Woman's Embodied Self Feminist Perspectives on Identity and Image by Joan C. (Connecticut College New London) Chrisler Woman's Embodied Self Feminist Perspectives on Identity and Image

In this compelling book, Joan Chrisler and Ingrid Johnston-Robledo examine how women relate to their bodies and how attitudes toward the body affect women's sense of self. In particular, they document the disturbing, never-ending barrage of standards used to judge...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/08/2017

Surrogate Motherhood Families by Olga Van Den Akker Surrogate Motherhood Families

This comprehensive book covers the research, theory, policy and practice context of unusual reproduction using third parties. Olga Van den Akker details the psychological adaptation required to continuing changes in public opinion, advances in technologies and new legislations in surrogate...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/08/2017

The Psychology of Grandparenthood An International Perspective by Peter K. Smith The Psychology of Grandparenthood An International Perspective

The majority of people will now spend about one-third of their lives as grandparents, yet developmental psychologists have largely ignored the nature of the grandparental role, and the influence which grandparents can have on grandchildren. Originally published in 1991, this...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

Traces of Violence and Freedom of Thought by Lene Auestad Traces of Violence and Freedom of Thought

This book examines how people cannot escape being tainted, whether actively engaged or not, by violence in its countless manifestations. The essays encompass a wide range of theoretical resources, methodological approaches and geo-political areas. They describe how images and fragments...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

The Oxford Handbook of Social Influence by Stephen G. (Professor of Psychology, Northeastern University) Harkins The Oxford Handbook of Social Influence
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The Oxford Handbook of Social Influence restores this important field to its once preeminent position within social psychology. Editors Harkins, Williams, and Burger lead a team of leading scholars as they explore a variety of topics within social influence, seamlessly...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/08/2017

Politics of Social Psychology by Jarret T. (The College of New Jersey, USA) Crawford Politics of Social Psychology
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Social scientists have long known that political beliefs bias the way they think about, understand, and interpret the world around them. This volume explores the complex and often contentious political influences within the field of social psychology. While most scientists...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Politics of Social Psychology by Jarret T. (The College of New Jersey, USA) Crawford Politics of Social Psychology
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Social scientists have long known that political beliefs bias the way they think about, understand, and interpret the world around them. This volume explores the complex and often contentious political influences within the field of social psychology. While most scientists...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Modern Psychometrics The Science of Psychological Assessment by John Rust, Michal Kosinski, David Stillwell Modern Psychometrics The Science of Psychological Assessment
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Psychometrics plays an increasingly important role in all our lives as testing and assessment occurs from preschool until retirement. The fourth edition of this popular text introduces the reader to the subject in all its aspects including how to construct...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Modern Psychometrics The Science of Psychological Assessment by John Rust, Michal Kosinski, David Stillwell Modern Psychometrics The Science of Psychological Assessment
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Psychometrics plays an increasingly important role in all our lives as testing and assessment occurs from preschool until retirement. The fourth edition of this popular text introduces the reader to the subject in all its aspects including how to construct...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

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