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  1. Social Skills and Mental Health (Psychology Revivals)

    By Peter Trower, Bridget Bryant, Michael Argyle

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    In the 10 years or so prior to original publication in 1978 new theories and discoveries in the social sciences had given a scientific basis and new impetus to the development of social skills training as a form of therapy. This book explores the progress made with this idea and gives practical...

    To Be Published February 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Cooperation (Psychology Revivals)

    The Basis of Sociability

    By Michael Argyle

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Is human nature cooperative? Man is often said to be a social animal – but what does that mean? Michael Argyle believed that one of the most important components – our capacity to cooperate – had been overlooked and indeed that the whole notion of cooperation had not been properly understood....

    To Be Published October 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Psychology and Social Problems (Psychology Revivals)

    By Michael Argyle

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    First published in 1964 Psychology and Social Problems looks at a changing society and research into problems of the time. Many of the themes in the book, such as delinquency, mental health and racial conflict and are still familiar and current topics of discussion today. Social scientists had...

    To Be Published October 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Scientific Study of Social Behaviour (Psychology Revivals)

    By Michael Argyle

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1957 this title was an up-to-date account of psychological research into human social behaviour of the time. There are chapters on interaction between pairs of people, behaviour in small social groups, and human relations in industry. The author avoided the adoption of any...

    To Be Published October 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Social Skills and Health (Psychology Revivals)

    Edited by Michael Argyle

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    The efficiency of an organization and the well-being of those working within it are often dependent to a large extent on the social skills deployed by certain key personnel. The analysis of these skills and the training of people in their use had reached a stage of considerable sophistication....

    To Be Published October 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Social Psychology of Religion (Psychology Revivals)

    By Michael Argyle, Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1975, this book is a completely rewritten, revised version of Michael Argyle’s standard work, Religious Behaviour, first published in 1958. A great deal of new research had appeared since that date, which threw new light on the nature and origins of religious behaviour,...

    To Be Published October 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Religious Behaviour

    By Michael Argyle

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    No study of religious practice ancient or modern is complete without reference to the work of sociologists on religious practice. The volumes in The Sociology of Religion set of the International Library of Sociology explore the social, economic and behavioural contexts of religious activity....

    Published October 19th 2010 by Routledge

  8. The Psychology of Happiness

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Argyle

    What is happiness? Why are some people happier than others? This new edition of The Psychology of Happiness provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of research into the nature of happiness. Major research developments have occurred since publication of the first edition in 1987 –...

    Published November 29th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Psychology and Religion

    An Introduction

    By Michael Argyle

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 23rd 1999 by Routledge

  10. The Psychology of Money

    By Michael Argyle, Adrian Furnham

    This fascinating book examines such diverse and compelling subjects as: money and power, gender differences, morality and tax, the very rich, the poor, lottery and pools winners, how possessions and wealth affect self-image and esteem, why some people become misers and others gamblers, spendthrifts...

    Published April 30th 1998 by Routledge

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