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  1. The Development and Meaning of Psychological Distance

    Edited by Rodney R. Cocking, K. Ann Renninger

    One of the paradoxes in developmental theory is the child's simultaneous intrapsychic and interpsychic development. While the child is growing in mental capacity and struggling to define self, behaviors are also being learned whose function is to integrate self into a social network, which often...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Psychology in Organizations

    integrating Science and Practice

    Edited by Kevin R. Murphy, Frank E. Saal

    This book deals with two key questions. First, is there a firm scientific basis for the major applications of psychology in organizations? Second, does the practice of psychology in organizations contribute in any meaningful way to psychological research? This text attempts to answer these...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Life-span Developmental Psychology

    Perspectives on Stress and Coping

    Edited by E. Mark Cummings, Anita L. Greene

    Although there has been a significant increase in studies of stress and coping processes in recent years, researchers have often approached these topics from rather narrow and constrained perspectives. Furthermore, little communication has occurred across disciplines and research directions,...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Memory and Cognition in Its Social Context

    By Robert S. Wyer, Jr., Thomas K. Srull

    The first comprehensive theoretical formulation of the way people use information they receive about their social environments to make judgments and behavioral decisions, this volume focuses on the cognitive processes that underlie the use of social information. These include initial interpretation...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Language and Communication

    Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Herbert L. Roitblat, Louis M. Herman

    The result of a conference on language and related cognitive processes in animals, this book brings together scientists working on language and communication, reviews research done on language in apes and dolphins, and places this work in a larger perspective of animal communication and cognition....

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Social Constructionism

    3rd Edition

    By Vivien Burr

    Now in its third edition, this successful book introduces students to the area of social science theory and research known as social constructionism. Using a variety of examples from everyday experience and from existing research in areas such as personality, sexuality and health, it clearly...

    Published April 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Work and Organizational Psychology

    2nd Edition

    By Ian Rothmann, Cary L. Cooper

    Series: Topics in Applied Psychology

    Psychologists have been fascinated by the world of work, and the changing relationship between people, technology and the workplace, since the onset of the industrial revolution. And in providing a complete and contemporary overview of this evolving and fascinating field, the new edition of Work...

    Published April 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Justice in Young Adult Speculative Fiction

    A Cognitive Reading

    By Marek C. Oziewicz

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This book is the first to offer a justice-focused cognitive reading of modern YA speculative fiction in its narrative and filmic forms. It links the expansion of YA speculative fiction in the 20th century with the emergence of human and civil rights movements, with the communitarian revolution in...

    Published April 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Public Relations As Relationship Management

    A Relational Approach To the Study and Practice of Public Relations, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Eyun-Jung Ki, Jeong-Nam Kim, John A. Ledingham

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    The emergence of relationship management as a paradigm for public relations scholarship and practice necessitates an examination of precisely what public relations achieves -- its definition, function and value, and the benefits it generates. Promoting the view that public relations provides value...

    Published April 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Systemic Nature of the Economic Crisis

    The perspectives of heterodox economics and psychoanalysis

    By Arturo Hermann

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The most prominent aspect of the current financial crisis is its systemic character which manifests itself in high levels of inequality, rampant unemployment, economic and social insecurity and environmental decay. This book explores the potential of a pluralistic and interdisciplinary approach for...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge