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  1. The Rise of Critical Animal Studies

    From the Margins to the Centre

    Edited by Nik Taylor, Richard Twine

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    As the scholarly and interdisciplinary study of human/animal relations becomes crucial to the urgent questions of our time, notably in relation to environmental crisis, this collection explores the inner tensions within the relatively new and broad field of animal studies. This provides a platform...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Adaptive Rhetoric

    Evolution, Culture, and the Art of Persuasion

    By Alex C. Parrish

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    Rhetorical scholarship has for decades relied solely on culture to explain persuasive behavior. While this focus allows for deep explorations of historical circumstance, it neglects the powerful effects of biology on rhetorical behavior – how our bodies and brains help shape and constrain...

    Published December 1st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Place Attachment

    Advances in Theory, Methods and Applications

    Edited by Lynne C. Manzo, Patrick Devine-Wright

    Recipient of the 2014 EDRA Achievement Award. Place attachments are emotional bonds that form between people and their physical surroundings. These connections are a powerful aspect of human life that inform our sense of identity, create meaning in our lives, facilitate community and influence...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Encouraging Sustainable Behavior

    Psychology and the Environment

    Edited by Hans C.M. van Trijp

    Increasingly it is being recognized that consumer behavior may be a key trigger in the march toward sustainable development. Several lines of psychological theory and approaches have been developed relatively independently, each of which may provide major implications and action points on...

    Published July 31st 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. Collective Learning for Transformational Change

    A Guide to Collaborative Action

    By Valerie A. Brown, Judith A. Lambert

    This step by step guide is for those seeking to undertake a transformational change process based on strong collaboration among diverse interests. Guiding transformational change goes beyond small changes to an existing system. It leads to lasting change in the system itself. The collective...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Social Psychology and Theories of Consumer Culture

    A Political Economy Perspective

    By Matthew McDonald, Stephen Wearing

    Social Psychology and Theories of Consumer Culture: A Political Economy Perspective presents a critical analysis of the leading positions in social psychology from the perspective of classical and contemporary theories of consumer culture. The analysis seeks to expand social psychological theory by...

    Published March 13th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Visualizing Climate Change

    A Guide to Visual Communication of Climate Change and Developing Local Solutions

    By Stephen R.J. Sheppard

    Carbon dioxide and global climate change are largely invisible, and the prevailing imagery of climate change is often remote (such as ice floes melting) or abstract and scientific (charts and global temperature maps). Using dramatic visual imagery such as 3D and 4D visualizations of future...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Handbook of School Violence and School Safety

    International Research and Practice, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Shane Jimerson, Amanda Nickerson, Matthew J. Mayer, Michael J. Furlong

    The Handbook of School Violence and School Safety: International Research and Practice has become the premier resource for educational and mental health professionals and policymakers seeking to implement effective prevention and intervention programs that reduce school violence and promote safe...

    Published December 4th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Psychoanalysis and Ecology at the Edge of Chaos

    Complexity Theory, Deleuze|Guattari and Psychoanalysis for a Climate in Crisis

    By Joseph Dodds

    This book argues that psychoanalysis has a unique role to play in the climate change debate through its placing emphasis on the unconscious dimensions of our mental and social lives. Exploring contributions from Freudian, Kleinian, Object Relations, Self Psychology, Jungian, and Lacanian traditions...

    Published July 24th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Why Aren't We Saving the Planet?

    A Psychologist's Perspective

    By Geoffrey Beattie

    Global warming. Many of us believe that it is somebody else’s problem, that it will affect other people and that other people will come up with the solution. This is not true. "Global" warming is a global problem: it will affect every single one of us and will only be stopped by a huge shift in our...

    Published May 4th 2010 by Routledge