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Forthcoming 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...

    To Be Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published July 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. 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...

    To Be Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Perverse Psychology

    The pathologization of sexual violence and transgenderism

    By Jemma Tosh

    Series: Concepts for Critical Psychology

    Psychology defines people who take pleasure in the suffering of others as having a form of mental illness, while media representations frame such behaviour as ‘evil’. This is hotly contested territory, not least where sexual violence is concerned – violence which feminist voices argue is related to...

    To Be Published July 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published July 28th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    To Be Published July 29th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Working with Women's Groups for Problem Gambling

    Treating gambling addiction through relationship

    By Liz Karter

    Why do so many women with gambling addiction relapse? Lifelong recovery requires much more than to just stop gambling. Women’s groups provide long-term benefits and support and have proven to be highly successful in promoting recovery from gambling addiction. By following the story of a real women’...

    To Be Published August 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Psychology After the Unconscious

    From Freud to Lacan

    By Ian Parker

    Series: Psychology After Critique

    Ian Parker has been a leading light in the fields of critical and discursive psychology for over 25 years. The Psychology After Critique series brings together for the first time his most important papers. Each volume in the series has been prepared by Ian Parker and presents a newly written...

    To Be Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Race, Gender and the Activism of Black Feminist Theory

    Working with Audre Lorde

    By Suryia Nayak

    Series: Concepts for Critical Psychology

    Beginning from the premise that psychology needs to be questioned, dismantled and new perspectives brought to the table in order to produce alternative solutions, this book takes an unusual transdisciplinary step into the activism of Black feminist theory. The author, Suriya Nayak, presents a close...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Critical Readings on Piaget

    Edited by Leslie Smith

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge