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  1. Fat Lives: A Feminist Psychological Exploration

    Within the context of the current ‘obesity debate’, this book investigates the embodied experience of ‘being large’ from a critical psychological perspective. Using poststructuralist and feminist theories, the author explores the discourses available to and used by self-designated ‘fat’ individuals, as well as the societal power relationships that are produced by these.

  2. Being Human: Psychological and Philosophical Perspectives

    Richard Gross turns his expert eye to the psychology of human nature in a contemplative account encompassing cognition, consciousness, language, time perception, sense of mortality and human society. This book will help you to consider the unique aspects of being human and to understand the biological underpinnings for the intriguing and distinct behaviours and experiences common to human beings.

  3. Events and Urban Regeneration by Andrew Smith

    "The book presents a rich source of timely information and advice on this topical subject." Click here to read the full review of Events and Urban Regeneration, by Andrew Smith, reviewed by Kathy Pain, ALDAR Professor of Real Estate, University of Reading

  4. The Politics and Economics of Britain's Foreign Aid

    The Economist review of The Politics and Economics of Britain’s Foreign Aid: The Pergau Dam Affair

    The Politics and Economics of Britain's Foreign Aid
    The Pergau Dam Affair
    By Tim Lankester
    978-0-415-52952-5 September 2012

    'Sir Tim Lankester, a former British civil servant who played a central role in the affair, has now produced a gripping account of what Douglas Hurd, Britain’s foreign secretary from 1989-95, called, with typically patrician understatement “a fairish nightmare”.' The Economist, November 2012 click here to read the full review

  5. Publishing in February 2014

    A selection of great titles publishing in February

  6. Risk Markers for Sexual Victimization and Predation in Prison

    In 2003, the US Senate and Congress passed the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), prompting a number of research projects that cumulatively began to broaden and deepen our understanding of this complex aspect of prison life. Risk Markers for Sexual Victimization and Predation in Prison contains the results of Dr. Warren and Dr. Jackson’s study, and it extends the literature on prison rape in important and distinct ways.

  7. Computational Approaches to Reading and Scene Perception

    This special issue of Visual Cognition brings together cutting-edge research from eight research groups around the world whose work is focused on these important topics. The goal of this special issue is to facilitate a constructive convergence of behavioral data and computational modeling to explore the fundamental nature of attention control, and particularly eye movement control, in viewing complex visual input.

  8. Social Influence and Consumer Behavior

    A good deal of consumer research is focused on social influence, since consumers make purchase decisions in the context of a social framework. This collection of innovative essays examines both the conscious and non-conscious effects of social influence on consumer behavior processes and outcomes, covering a wide variety of topics such as compliance, influence tactics, social networks, social relationships, family decision-making, and spokespersons.

  9. Middle East Studies 2013 Catalog Now Online

    We are pleased to anounce that the Routledge Middle East Studies Catalog for 2013 is now available to view online, containing key textbooks, cutting edge research and titles for professionals, from new and established authors.

  10. The Therapist’s Answer Book: Solutions to 101 Tricky Problems in Psychotherapy

    Therapists inevitably feel more gratified in their work when their cases have better treatment outcomes. This book is designed to help them achieve that by providing practical solutions to problems that arise in psychotherapy, such as: Do depressed people need an antidepressant, or psychotherapy alone? How do you handle people who want to be your “friend,” who touch you, who won’t leave your office, or who break boundaries? How do you prevent people from quitting treatment prematurely? Suppose you don’t like the person who consults you? What if people you treat with CBT don’t do their homework? When do you explain defense mechanisms, and when do you use supportive approaches?

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