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New and Published Books

  1. Social Psychology and Politics

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Klaus Fiedler, William D. Crano

    Series: Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

    Social psychology and politics are intricately related, and understanding how humans manage power and govern themselves is one of the key issues in psychology. This volume surveys the latest theoretical and empirical work on the social psychology of politics, featuring cutting-edge research from a...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Psychological War Trauma and Society

    Like a hidden wound

    By Irit Keynan

    Series: Explorations in Social Psychology

    This book explores the psychological trauma affecting soldiers and civilians who have encountered the violence of war or terrorism, arguing that the enigmas surrounding war trauma are rooted in culture, collective memory and social norms. Focusing primarily on a large-scale sociological study in...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Childhood Adversity and Developmental Effects

    An International, Cross-Disciplinary Approach

    Edited by Lisa Albers Prock

    Child trauma and violence is not an issue that is constrained to one nationality or one ethnicity. A staggering number of children around the world are subjected to violence and abuse, both domestic and political. The current volume examines the issue of developmental trauma from a variety of...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  4. Symbolic Transformation

    The Mind in Movement Through Culture and Society

    Edited by Brady Wagoner

    This book brings together scholars from around the world to address the question of how culture and mind are related through symbols: it is through the mediation of symbols that we think, act, imagine, feel, dream and remember. Thus, to understand the structure, function and development of symbols...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Psychology of Advertising

    By Bob M. Fennis, Wolfgang Stroebe

    Advertising is a ubiquitous and powerful force, seducing us into buying wanted and sometimes unwanted products and services, donating to charity (even to causes we have not heard of before), voting for political candidates (even of questionable reputation), and changing our health-related...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Supervision for Forensic Practitioners

    By Jason Davies

    Series: Issues in Forensic Psychology

    Forensic practitioners work in a diverse range of settings, with a wide variety of groups and with a large number of agencies. Their work, whilst rewarding, is challenging, demanding and often undertaken in highly stressful situations. Ensuring that the workforce is trained and supported is...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Presidential Leadership and African Americans

    "An American Dilemma" from Slavery to the White House

    By George R. Goethals

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    Presidential Leadership and African Americans examines the leadership styles of eight American presidents and shows how the decisions made by each affected the lives and opportunities of the nation’s black citizens. Beginning with George Washington and concluding with the landmark election of...

    Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Holistic Perspectives on Trauma

    Implications for Social Workers and Health-Care Professionals

    Edited by Lisa Albers Prock

    Children with a history of significant neglect and/or physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse are at higher risk for developing long-term emotional, behavioral, and mental health concerns, which have implications past childhood and into adulthood. Early trauma impacts individuals’ health in ways...

    Published April 1st 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  9. Understanding Hate Crimes

    Acts, Motives, Offenders, Victims, and Justice

    By Carolyn Turpin-Petrosino

    Hate crimes and lesser acts of bigotry and intolerance are seen to be constants in today’s world. Since 1990, the federal government has published annual reports on hate crime incidents in the United States. While the reported numbers are disturbing, even more devastating is the impact of...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Educational Psychology

    2nd Edition

    By Tony Cline, Anthea Gulliford, Susan Birch

    Series: Topics in Applied Psychology

    Educational Psychology, Second Edition offers a comprehensive overview of how key advances in social, developmental and cognitive psychology impact upon the role of educational psychologists working today. Written by leading researchers, the book also explores controversies and dilemmas in both...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge