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Articles, News, Promotions and Updates from Routledge and the Taylor & Francis Group.

Recent Articles

  1. Encouraging Sustainable Behavior

    Increasingly it is being recognized that consumer behavior may be a key trigger in the march toward sustainable development. Several lines of psychological theory and approaches have been developed relatively independently, each of which may provide major implications and action points on how consumers might be moved toward more sustainable behavior. This book is the first that brings together this variety of perspectives and theoretical angles around the common ambition of sustainable development. 

  2. Identity and Cultural Diversity: What social psychology can teach us

    Identity and Cultural Diversity examines immigration and its effect on diversity from a social psychological perspective. The author Maykel Verkuyten considers how people give meaning to the fact that they belong to ethnic, racial, religious and national groups, and the implications this can have for social cohesion. Essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students of social and cultural psychology and other social sciences.

  3. The Student’s Guide to Social Neuroscience

    August 2013: Congratulations to Jamie Ward! The Student's Guide to Social Neuroscience has been shortlisted in the Textbook category of the British Psychological Society's 2013 Book Award! The first book of its kind, this engaging and cutting-edge text is an ideal introduction to the methods and concepts of social neuroscience for undergraduate and postgraduate students in fields such as psychology and neuroscience.

  4. Congratulations to Claire Hughes and Jamie Ward!

    Psychology Press authors Claire Hughes and Jamie Ward have been shortlisted for the BPS Book Award 2013. Claire Hughes' text, Social Understanding and Social Lives, has been shortlisted in the Academic Monograph category and Jamie Ward's book, The Student's Guide to Social Neuroscience, has been shortlisted in the Textbook category.

  5. Sexual Selection Under Parental Choice: The Evolution of Human Mating Behavior

    Covering recent developments in the field of evolutionary psychology, Menelaos Apostolou reveals the extent of parental attempts to control the mating decisions of their offspring and investigates the qualities parents seek in prospective in-laws.

  6. Psychology Revivals Bundle - 20 Volume Collection

    Available in August 2013, this bundle of twenty books from the Psychology Revivals series encompasses a wide range of titles from across the behavioural sciences and would be a useful resource for your library.

    This bundle contains reissues of titles from Routledge and Psychology Press, and includes early works from psychologists who went on to become leaders in their fields, as well as shaping the world of psychology as we know it today. Find out more about the Psychology Revivals Bundle.

  7. Check Out Our New Books from Psychology Press and Routledge July-September 2013 Online Catalog!

    We have put together this online catalog filled with the latest psychology books published by Psychology Press, Routledge and Guilford Press.

  8. Handbook of Personality at Work

    This handbook brings together into a single volume the diverse areas of work psychology where personality constructs have been applied and investigated, providing expert review and analysis based on the latest advances in the field.

  9. Neuroscience of Prejudice and Intergroup Relations

    This volume provides the first integrated view on the specific drawbacks and benefits of each type of measure, illuminates how standard paradigms in research on prejudice and intergroup relations can be adapted for the use of neuroscientific methods, and illustrates how different methodologies can complement each other and be combined to advance current insights into the nature of prejudice.

  10. Stereotyping and Prejudice

    This volume presents a contemporary and comprehensive overview of the great diversity of theoretical interests, new ideas, and practical applications that characterize social psychological approaches to stereotyping and prejudice.

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