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  1. The Therapeutic Turn

    How psychology altered Western culture

    By Ole Jacob Madsen

    Series: Concepts for Critical Psychology

    In what ways has psychology become more influential in Western society? In this book author Ole Jacob Madsen considers the notion of a ‘Therapeutic Turn’ in Western culture – the tendency for psychology to permeate ever new spheres within society. The Therapeutic Turn evaluates the increasing...

    Published June 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Trauma and Resilience Among Child Soldiers Around the World

    Edited by Patricia K. Kerig, Cecilia Wainryb

    It is estimated that approximately 300,000 children actively serve in various kinds of military groups around the world. Some of these children are forcibly conscripted through abduction or threats of violence to themselves or their families, others are coerced or manipulated into joining, and...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. At Play in the Fields of Consciousness

    Essays in Honor of Jerome L. Singer

    Edited by Jefferson A. Singer, Peter Salovey

    The primary purpose of this book is to provide a state-of-the-art look at the study of consciousness, which is in the midst of a great renaissance. While honoring Jerome Singer's impressive career in psychology, this volume demonstrates the broad and integrative influence the study of consciousness...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. The Adolescent Experience

    European and American Adolescents in the 1990s

    By August Flammer, Francoise D. Alsaker

    Series: Research Monographs in Adolescence Series

    The opening of the borders to Eastern Europe has expanded our view on European diversities and offered new opportunities to examine the effects of the heterogeneity in European cultural backgrounds and political systems on personality and social development. This book is a first step in utilizing...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Handbook of Gender, Culture, and Health

    Edited by Richard M. Eisler, Michel Hersen

    This Handbook illustrates how gender, ethnicity, age, and even sexual orientation and understanding influence the health practices and risk factors for health problems in diverse groups of people. Contributions from leading researchers in psychology, health, and epidemiology provide an...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Judging Merit

    By Warren Thorngate, Robyn M. Dawes, Margaret Foddy

    Merit-based tests and contests have become popular methods for allocating rewards – from trophies to contracts, jobs to grants, admissions to licenses. With origins in jurisprudence, methods of rewarding merit seem fairer than those rewarding political or social connections, bribery, aggression,...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Complexity and the Human Experience

    Modeling Complexity in the Humanities and Social Sciences

    Edited by Paul A. Youngman, Mirsad Hadzikadic

    Questions of values, ontologies, ethics, aesthetics, discourse, origins, language, literature, and meaning do not lend themselves readily, or traditionally, to equations, probabilities, and models. However, with the increased adoption of natural science tools in economics, anthropology, and...

    Published May 21st 2014 by Pan Stanford Publishing

  8. Control of Human Behavior, Mental Processes, and Consciousness

    Essays in Honor of the 60th Birthday of August Flammer

    Edited by Walter J. Perrig, Alexander Grob

    In this book, an international group of leading scientists present perspectives on the control of human behavior, awareness, consciousness, and the meaning and function of perceived control or self-efficacy in people's lives. The book breaks down the barriers between subdisciplines, and thus...

    Published May 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Postconventional Moral Thinking

    A Neo-kohlbergian Approach

    By James R. Rest, Darcia Narv ez, Stephen J. Thoma, Muriel J. Bebeau, Muriel J. Bebeau

    Although Lawrence Kohlberg provided major ideas for psychological research in morality for decades, today some critics regard his work as outmoded, beyond repair, and too faulty for anybody to take seriously. These critics suggest that research would advance more profitably by taking a different...

    Published May 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. The Psychology of Conservatism (Routledge Revivals)

    By Glenn Wilson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1973, The Psychology of Conservatism explores attitudes, their measurement, their structure and dynamics, and the personality traits apparently underlying attitude patterns. It examines the link between differing attitudes and discusses characteristic patterns and syndromes. The...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge