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New and Published Books

  1. Working with Young People in Secure Accommodation

    From chaos to culture, 2nd Edition

    By Jim Rose

    The detention of children and young people as a response to delinquent and antisocial behaviour remains a topical and controversial issue. In this new edition of Working with Young People in Secure Accommodation, Jim Rose provides an historical perspective on the topic of young people in custody...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Psychology of Counterfactual Thinking

    Edited by David R. Mandel, Denis J. Hilton, Patrizia Catellani

    Series: Routledge Research International Series in Social Psychology

    This book provides a critical overview of significant developments in research and theory on counterfactual thinking that have emerged in recent years and spotlights exciting new directions for future research in this area. Key issues considered include the relations between counterfactual and...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Indian Arranged Marriages

    A Social Psychological Perspective

    By Tulika Jaiswal

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Despite the fact that more than 80% of cultures practice varying degrees of arranged marriage, scholars have thus far concentrated exclusively on American and European cultures from choice marriages, not yet fully exploring the psychology of arranged marriages. India is a prominent South Asian...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Motivation and Its Regulation

    The Control Within

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Eddie Harmon-Jones

    Series: Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

    It is motivation that drives all our daily endeavors, and it is motivation, or the lack of it, that accounts for most of our successes and failures. Motivation, however, needs to be carefully controlled and regulated to be effective. This book surveys the most recent psychological research on how...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. The Dark Side of Relationship Pursuit

    From Attraction to Obsession and Stalking, 2nd Edition

    By Brian H. Spitzberg, William R. Cupach

    Awards and Praise for the first edition: Recipient of the 2006 International Association for Relationship Research (IARR) Book Award "This text, as it presently stands, is THE go-to text for stalking researchers. That is my opinion and the opinion of multiple fellow scholars I know in the...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Handbook on the Study of Multiple Perpetrator Rape

    A multidisciplinary response to an international problem.

    Edited by Miranda A.H Horvath, Jessica Woodhams

    Series: Issues in Forensic Psychology

    Whilst there is considerable literature on rape from various perspectives, there is very little that focuses on rape committed by multiple perpetrators (also referred to as group or gang rape). For the first time, this handbook brings together international multi-disciplinary perspectives on...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Living in an Asymmetrical World

    How writing direction affects thought and action

    By Anne Maass, Caterina Suitner, Jean-Pierre Deconchy

    There has recently been a renewed interest in the role of spatial dimensions in social cognition, and how vertical and horizontal trajectories are used to represent social concepts such as power, agency, aggression, and dominance. Most of this work surrounds the idea that abstract concepts are...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. 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

  9. Asexuality and Sexual Normativity

    An Anthology

    Edited by Mark Carrigan, Kristina Gupta, Todd G. Morrison

    The last decade has seen the emergence of an increasingly high profile and politically active asexual community, united around a common identity as 'people who do not experience sexual attraction'. This unique volume collects a diverse range of interdisciplinary empirical and theoretical work which...

    Published March 31st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Engaging Violence

    Trauma, memory and representation

    Edited by Ivana Maček

    Series: Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

    This volume opens up new ground in the field of social representations research by focusing on contexts involving mass violence, rather than on relatively stable societies. Representations of violence are not only symbolic, but in the first place affective and bodily, especially when it comes to...

    Published March 30th 2014 by Routledge