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  1. 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

  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. 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

  4. 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

  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 30th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Reflecting on Cosmetic Surgery

    Body image, Shame and Narcissism

    By Jane Megan Northrop

    Cosmetic surgery represents an extreme form of modern grooming. It is the fastest growing medical specialty, yet misconceptions abound about those who undertake it and their reasons for doing so. With a grounded approach, engaging 30 women through in-depth interview, this study explores how they...

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Diversity Ideologies in Organizations

    Edited by Kecia M. Thomas, Victoria C. Plaut, Ny Mia Tran

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    Since the increased attention toward diversity in the workplace, the concepts of "diversity initiatives" and "diversity management" have become a common place in many conversations among academics and practitioners alike. The diversity movement in the workplace originated from the increased...

    Published January 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Gender and Development

    Edited by Patrick Leman, Harriet Tenenbaum

    Series: Current Issues in Developmental Psychology

    Children are born into a world infused with gendered information. An understanding of what it is to be a boy or girl can be critical in forming social relationships, social identities, and learning how to think and behave. Gender and Development is an important new volume that charts how children...

    Published December 9th 2013 by Psychology Press