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  1. Qualitative Mathematics for the Social Sciences

    Mathematical Models for Research on Cultural Dynamics

    Edited by Lee Rudolph

    Series: Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

    In this book Lee Rudolph brings together international contributors who combine psychological and mathematical perspectives to analyse how qualitative mathematics can be used to create models of social and psychological processes. Bridging the gap between the fields with an imaginative and...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Psychology After the Crisis

    Scientific paradigms and political debate

    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, features a newly written...

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Experimental Psychology Its Scope and Method: Volume V (Psychology Revivals)

    Motivation, Emotion and Personality

    By Joseph Nuttin, Paul Fraisse, Richard Meili

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    First published in English in 1968, Joseph Nuttin contributes the first chapter, on Motivation. He discusses various aspects of the motivational process. Such as incentives, conflict, social motivation, and negative motivation, and describes the mechanism of the process. The second chapter, by Paul...

    Published June 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Knowing Victims

    Feminism, agency and victim politics in neoliberal times

    By Rebecca Stringer

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Knowing Victims explores the theme of victimhood in contemporary feminism and politics. It focuses on popular and scholarly constructions of feminism as ‘victim feminism’ – an ideology of passive victimhood that denies women’s agency – and provides the first comprehensive analysis of the debate...

    Published June 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Experience of Thinking

    How feelings from mental processes influence cognition and behaviour

    Edited by Christian Unkelbach, Rainer Greifeneder

    When retrieving a quote from memory, evaluating a testimony’s truthfulness, or deciding which products to buy, people experience immediate feelings of ease or difficulty, of fluency or disfluency. Such "experiences of thinking" occur with every cognitive process, including perceiving, processing,...

    Published June 13th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Psychology After Psychoanalysis

    Psychosocial studies and beyond

    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...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Evolution and Social Psychology

    Edited by Mark Schaller, Jeffry A. Simpson, Douglas T. Kenrick

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    Why do we think about and interact with other people in the particular ways that we do? Might these thoughts and actions be contemporary products of our long-ago evolutionary past? If so, how might this be, and what are the implications? Research generated by an evolutionary approach to social...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Self Continuity

    Individual and Collective Perspectives

    Edited by Fabio Sani

    This volume is the first to bring together the fast-growing research on self-continuity from multiple perspectives within and beyond social psychology. The book covers individual and collective aspects of self-continuity, while a final section explores the relationship between these two forms....

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Resilience Across Contexts

    Family, Work, Culture, and Community

    Edited by Ronald D. Taylor, Margaret C Wang

    A number of societal risks pose serious challenges to families' well-being, many of which cut across divisions of class and race. These challenges include: changes in the labor market and economy; the increasing participation of mothers in the labor force; the changing nature of family structure...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press