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New and Published Books

  1. Virtue in Media

    The Moral Psychology of Excellence in News and Public Relations

    By Patrick Lee Plaisance

    This work establishes a contemporary profile of virtue in professional media practice. Author Patrick Lee Plaisance examines the experiences, perspectives, moral stances, and demographic data of two dozen professional exemplars in journalism and public relations. Plaisance conducted extensive...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Rethinking Empathy through Literature

    Edited by Meghan Marie Hammond, Sue J. Kim

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    In recent years, a growing field of empathy studies has started to emerge from several academic disciplines, including neuroscience, social psychology, and philosophy. Because literature plays a central role in discussions of empathy across disciplines, reconsidering how literature relates to "...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sensation Seeking (Psychology Revivals)

    Beyond the Optimal Level of Arousal

    By Marvin Zuckerman

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1979, this title represents a summary of 17 years of research centring around the Sensation Seeking Scale (SSS) and the theory from which the test was derived. Now an integral part of personality testing, including adaptations for use with children, this reissue is a chance...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  5. European Review of Social Psychology: Volume 24

    Edited by Miles Hewstone, Wolfgang Stroebe

    Series: Special Issues of the European Review of Social Psychology

    The European Review of Social Psychology (ERSP) is an e-first journal published under the auspices of the European Association of Social Psychology. ERSP is an international journal which aims to further the international exchange of ideas by providing an outlet for substantial accounts of...

    Published July 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Rethinking Creativity

    Contributions from social and cultural psychology

    Edited by Vlad Petre Glăveanu, Alex Gillespie, Jaan Valsiner

    Series: Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

    Despite more than half a century of psychological research on creativity we are still far from a clear understanding of the creative process, its antecedents and consequences and, most of all, the ways in which we can effectively support creativity. This is primarily due to a narrow focus on...

    Published July 21st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Leadership and Coherence

    A Cognitive Approach

    By Nathan W. Harter

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    Leadership and Coherence investigates how leaders justify their decisions, and how they bring about coherence amongst followers. Taking a cognitive approach, it builds on the work of Hannah Arendt to attempt a phenomenology of judgment, examining how the moral imperative experienced by leaders can...

    Published July 21st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Communication Among Grandmothers, Mothers, and Adult Daughters

    A Qualitative Study of Maternal Relationships

    By Michelle A. Miller-Day

    Series: LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

    This volume examines communication processes within the grandmother-mother-daughter relationship, emphasizing an intergenerational perspective. Using observations of and extensive interviews with six sets of middle-income, Caucasian female family members, this book offers a heuristic account of...

    Published July 21st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Social Influences on Ethical Behavior in Organizations

    Edited by John M. Darley, David M. Messick, Tom R. Tyler

    Series: Series in Organization and Management

    For too long, organizational scientists have not adequately attended to the problems of unethical behavior in organizations. This collection of essays provides the stimulus needed to help move the study of unethical behavior to center stage in the organizational sciences. It does so by posing...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Reducing Intergroup Bias

    The Common Ingroup Identity Model

    By Samuel L. Gaertner, John F. Dovidio

    Series: Essays in Social Psychology

    Considers situations and interventions that can foster more inclusive representation and ways, both theoretically and practically, and that a common ingroup identity can facilitate more harmonious intergroup relations....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Psychology Press