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New and Published Books

  1. Lesbian Identity and Contemporary Psychotherapy

    A Framework for Clinical Practice

    By Eda Goldstein, Lois Horowitz

    Recent contributions to the psychoanalytic and psychotherapeutic literature have moved beyond traditional views of lesbianism, but they have tended to address lesbian identity from one theoretical vantage point or another. Rarely have new ideas been linked to the process issues that arise in actual...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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, Suryia Nayak, presents a close...

    Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Psychology of Sub-Culture in Sport and Physical Activity

    Critical perspectives

    Edited by Robert J. Schinke, Kerry R. McGannon

    Series: International Perspectives on Key Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology

    International Perspectives on Key Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology is a series of edited books, with a global focus, which reflect the state of art in areas of current and emerging interest in the study of sport and exercise psychology. Each volume in the series contributes to the better...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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’...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Lesbian Lives

    Psychoanalytic Narratives Old and New

    By Maggie Magee, Diana C. Miller

    In this groundbreaking re-visioning of lesbianism, Magee and Miller transcend a literature that, for decades, has focused on the timeworn and misconceived task of formulating a lesbian-specific psychology. Rather, they focus on a set of interrelated issues of far greater salience in our time:...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 30th 2014 by Psychology Press

  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 April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Women Voicing Resistance

    Discursive and narrative explorations

    Edited by Suzanne McKenzie-Mohr, Michelle N. Lafrance

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Feminist scholars have demonstrated how ‘dominant discourses’ and ‘master narratives’ frequently reflect patriarchal influence, thereby distorting and depoliticizing women’s storying of their own lives. In this groundbreaking volume a number of internationally recognized researchers, working across...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Gender and Psychology
    Edited by Vivien Burr
    To Be Published September 24th 2014
  2. Men in Families: When Do They Get involved? What Difference Does It Make?
    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter
    To Be Published November 1st 2014
  3. Queerying Families of Origin
    Edited by Chiara Bertone, Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli
    To Be Published November 19th 2014
  4. The Bonds of Love, Revisited
    Edited by Eyal Rozmarin
    To Be Published November 20th 2014
  5. Beauty and Misogyny: Harmful Cultural Practices in the West, 2nd Edition
    By Sheila Jeffreys
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014

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