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  1. Psychology Serving Humanity: Proceedings of the 30th International Congress of Psychology

    Volume 1: Majority World Psychology

    Edited by Saths Cooper, Kopano Ratele

    This is the first of two volumes collecting the key proceedings of the 30th International Congress of Psychology, the first to be held in Africa in the 123 years of its history. The theme of the conference was "Psychology Serving Humanity", a recognition of psychology's unfulfilled mission in the...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Interrupting Cycles of Early Loss, Trauma and Abuse

    Therapeutic Challenges

    Edited by Toni Heineman

    This volume offers rich and detailed illustrations of the complex emotional needs of the children and parents in vulnerable families. The chapters also highlight the psychological toll that working with at risk groups takes on therapists and others charged with providing care for children and...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Therapeutic Turn

    How psychology altered Western culture

    By Ole Jacob Madsen

    Series: Concepts for Critical Psychology

    In what ways has psychology become more influential in Western society? In this book author Ole Jacob Madsen considers the notion of a ‘Therapeutic Turn’ in Western culture – the tendency for psychology to permeate ever new spheres within society. The Therapeutic Turn evaluates the increasing...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Psychology of Conservatism (Routledge Revivals)

    By Glenn Wilson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1973, The Psychology of Conservatism explores attitudes, their measurement, their structure and dynamics, and the personality traits apparently underlying attitude patterns. It examines the link between differing attitudes and discusses characteristic patterns and syndromes. The...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Psychology (Psychology Revivals)

    A Study of Mental Life

    By Robert S. Woodworth, Donald G. Marquis

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    First published in 1922, this popular title by R. S Woodworth was revised several times. This twentieth edition from 1949 brought D.G. Marquis on board and was thoroughly revised again, originally published in its current form in 1963. One of the most famous and successful introductions to...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Psychology Education and Training

    A global perspective

    Edited by Rainer Silbereisen, Pierre Ritchie, Janak Pandey

    Much of the psychological research in the last century has been conducted in the global North West; hence, many prevailing theories and methodologies reflect the philosophical framework and shared cultural knowledge of this region. Other world views and cultural contexts have, as yet, not had the...

    Published December 17th 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. Writing in Psychology

    By Scott A. Miller

    This book helps readers become better writers of psychology and better writers in general. After reading thousands of course papers, theses, and dissertations, Dr. Miller knows and addresses the issues that students find most challenging when writing about psychology. Written with the utmost...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Thought and Knowledge

    An Introduction to Critical Thinking, 5th Edition

    By Diane F. Halpern

    This best-selling textbook, written by award-winning educator and past president of the American Psychological Association, Diane F. Halpern, applies theory and research from the learning sciences to teach students the thinking skills they need to succeed in today's world. This new edition retains...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. Mental Life (Psychology Revivals)

    An Introduction to Psychology

    By Beatrice Edgell

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1926, the aim of this textbook was the ‘interpretation of human behaviour and conduct’. Beatrice Edgell is an important figure in the history of psychology. She was the first British woman to receive a PhD in psychology, the first female psychology professor in Britain and...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. Social Psychological Perspectives on Stigma

    Advances in Theory and Research

    Edited by John B. Pryor, Arjan E. R. Bos

    The year 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the publication Erving Goffman's landmark work, Stigma: Notes on the Management of Spoiled Identity. Through this edited volume, we commemorate the continuing contribution of Goffman's work on stigma to social psychology. As Goffman originally used the...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge