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  1. Touch in Sports Coaching and Physical Education

    Fear, Risk and Moral Panic

    Edited by Heather Piper

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    In our increasingly risk-averse society, touch and touching behaviours between professionals and children have become a fraught issue. In sports coaching and physical education, touching young sports performers and participants has, in some contexts, come to be redefined as dubious and dangerous....

    Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Towards Inclusive Organizations

    Determinants of successful diversity management at work

    Edited by Sabine Otten, Karen van der Zee, Marilynn B. Brewer

    Series: Current Issues in Work and Organizational Psychology

    Diversity arising from the mixing of peoples from different cultural backgrounds has long been an issue in nations such as the United States and Australia, and in recent decades, European nations have reached unprecedented levels of cultural diversity due to increased migration. This phenomenon of...

    Published August 25th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Political Psychology

    Situations, Individuals, and Cases, 2nd Edition

    By David Patrick Houghton

    What shapes political behavior more: the situations in which individuals find themselves, or the internal psychological makeup---beliefs, values, and so on---of those individuals? This is perhaps the leading division within the psychological study of politics today. Political Psychology: Situations...

    Published August 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Rhetoric of the Right

    Language Change and the Spread of the Market

    By David George

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This study seeks to demonstrate the subtle ways in which changes in the language associated with economic issues are reflective of a gradual but quantifiable conservative ideological shift. In this rigorous analysis, David George uses as his data a century of word usage within The New York Times,...

    Published August 21st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Loss and Change (Psychology Revivals)

    Revised Edition

    By Peter Marris

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    First published in 1974, then reissued in 1986 with a long introduction by the author, which developed the analysis in the light of recent theory and related it to work done in the field since its first publication. The late Peter Marris shows how understanding grief can help us to understand...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Network and Adaptive Sampling

    By Arijit Chaudhuri

    Combining the two statistical techniques of network sampling and adaptive sampling, this book illustrates the advantages of using them in tandem to effectively capture sparsely located elements in unknown pockets. It shows how network sampling is a reliable guide in capturing inaccessible entities...

    Published August 19th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. The Psychology of Sub-Culture in Sport and Physical Activity

    Critical perspectives

    Edited by Robert J. Schinke, Kerry R. McGannon

    Series: International Perspectives on Key Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology

    International Perspectives on Key Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology is a series of edited books, with a global focus, which reflect the state of art in areas of current and emerging interest in the study of sport and exercise psychology. Each volume in the series contributes to the better...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Neuroeconomics: Hype or Hope?

    Edited by Caterina Marchionni, Jack Vromen

    Is neuroeconomics a flimsy fad likely to pass without leaving a discernible trace in economics? Or is it a promising new field with the potential to enrich and improve economic theory? Neuroeconomics brings together a unique mix of perspectives ranging from philosophy of science to neuroeconomics...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Age-Period-Cohort Models

    Approaches and Analyses with Aggregate Data

    By Robert O'Brien

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Statistics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

    Develop a Deep Understanding of the Statistical Issues of APC Analysis Age–Period–Cohort Models: Approaches and Analyses with Aggregate Data presents an introduction to the problems and strategies for modeling age, period, and cohort (APC) effects for aggregate-level data. These strategies include...

    Published August 18th 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  10. Psychological Perspectives on Religion and Religiosity

    By Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi

    Is religion to blame for deadly conflicts? Should religious behaviour be credited more often for acts of charity and altruism? In what ways are religious and ‘spiritual’ ideas, practices and identities surviving and changing as religion loses its political power in those parts of the world which...

    Published August 17th 2014 by Routledge