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  1. Social Psychology and Theories of Consumer Culture

    A Political Economy Perspective

    By Matthew McDonald, Stephen Wearing

    Social Psychology and Theories of Consumer Culture: A Political Economy Perspective presents a critical analysis of the leading positions in social psychology from the perspective of classical and contemporary theories of consumer culture. The analysis seeks to expand social psychological theory by...

    Published March 13th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Dark Side of Transformational Leadership

    A Critical Perspective

    By Dennis Tourish

    Most research into leadership has presented leaders as heroic, charismatic and transformational ‘visionaries’. The leader, whether in business, politics or any other field, is the most important factor in determining whether organizations succeed or fail. Indeed, despite the fundamental mistakes...

    Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. New Frontiers in Work and Family Research

    Edited by Joseph G. Grzywacz, Evangelia Demerouti

    Series: Current Issues in Work and Organizational Psychology

    The purpose of this volume is to showcase alternative theoretical and methodological approaches to work and family research, and present methodological alternatives to the widely known shortcomings of current research on work and the family. In the first part of the book contributors...

    Published February 20th 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. Group Processes

    Edited by John M. Levine

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    It is impossible to understand human behavior without understanding the critical role that groups play in people’s lives. Most of us belong to a range of formal and informal groups, including families, work teams, and friendship cliques. These groups absorb a great deal of our time and energy and...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Psychology Press

  5. Crime and Crime Reduction

    The importance of group processes

    Edited by Jane L. Wood, Theresa A. Gannon

    The problems associated with groups that commit crime are well known and notoriously complex. However, there are many questions that we still cannot answer with certainty. This book seeks to deepen understanding of the group processes involved in crime and the treatment of offenders’ thoughts and...

    Published August 5th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Exploring Distance in Leader-Follower Relationships

    When Near is Far and Far is Near

    Edited by Michelle C. Bligh, Ronald E. Riggio

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    Leaders face new challenges as they cope with changes in culture, technology and the workplace. In this edited volume, based on a conference at Claremont, scholars of leadership studies from three continents discuss the latest psychological research on interpersonal leader–follower relations. The...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Development of Emotional Intelligence

    A Case Study

    By Nadja Reissland

    Series: Concepts in Developmental Psychology

    How do children learn about the expression and meaning of emotions – both happy and sad? This book answers questions regarding the foundation of emotional intelligence, and examines how children become emotionally literate as they are socialised into their family environment from birth to 2...

    Published January 26th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Happiness and Well-being

    Edited by Felicia A. Huppert, P. Alex Linley

    Series: Critical Concepts in Psychology

    Questions about the meaning, purpose, and pursuit of happiness and well-being have been addressed by thinkers since ancient times but over the past decade or so there has been a tremendous upsurge of scholarly interest in the subject. This renewed interest has come from a variety of academic...

    Published March 10th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Applied Positive Psychology

    Improving Everyday Life, Health, Schools, Work, and Society

    Edited by Stewart I. Donaldson, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Jeanne Nakamura

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    Positive Psychology has experienced extraordinary growth over the past decade. Emerging research in this area is suggesting new strategies for improving everyday life, healthcare, education systems, organizations and work life, and societies across the globe. This book will be of interest to all...

    Published February 27th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Handbook of Police Psychology

    Edited by Jack Kitaeff

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    The Handbook of Police Psychology represents the contributions of over thirty police psychologists, all experts in their field, on the core subject matters of police psychology. Police psychology is broadly defined as the application of psychological principles and methods to law enforcement....

    Published February 9th 2011 by Routledge