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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Women, Work, and Globalization

    Challenges and Opportunities

    By Bahira Sherif Trask

    Women increasingly make up a significant percentage of the labor force throughout the world. This transformation is impacting everyone's lives. This book examines the resulting gender role, work, and family issues from a comparative worldwide perspective. Working allows women to earn an income,...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Autobiographical Memory and the Construction of A Narrative Self

    Developmental and Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Robyn Fivush, Catherine A. Haden

    It is a truism in psychology that self and autobiographical memory are linked, yet we still know surprisingly little about the nature of this relation. Scholars from multiple disciplines, including cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, anthropology, and philosophy have begun theorizing...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. Deconstructing Privilege

    Teaching and Learning as Allies in the Classroom

    Edited by Kim Case

    Although scholarly examinations of privilege have increased in recent decades, an emphasis on privilege studies pedagogy remains lacking within institutions. This edited collection explores best practices for effective teaching and learning about various forms of systemic group privilege such as...

    Published June 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Women as Political Leaders

    Studies in Gender and Governing

    Edited by Michael A. Genovese, Janie S. Steckenrider

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    Over the past several years, the fields of Leadership Studies and of Women's Studies have grown tremendously. This book, which is a series of case studies of women who have headed governments across the globe, will discuss the conditions and situations under which women rose to power and give...

    Published March 12th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Fat Lives

    A Feminist Psychological Exploration

    By Irmgard Tischner

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Ever caught somebody – or yourself – checking out the content of a ‘fat’ person’s supermarket trolley? Ever wondered what lies behind this behaviour, or what it might be like to be at the receiving end of this judging gaze? Within the context of the current ‘obesity debate’, this book...

    Published October 26th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Memory Matters

    Contexts for Understanding Sexual Abuse Recollections

    Edited by Janice Haaken, Paula Reavey

    This book is grounded in the debates of the 1980s and 1990s that surrounded recollections of childhood sexual abuse, particularly those that emerged in the context of psychotherapy. When growing numbers of therapists claimed that they were recovering deeply repressed memories of early sexual...

    Published October 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Cultural Ecstasies

    Drugs, Gender and the Social Imaginary

    By Ilana Mountian

    Series: Concepts for Critical Psychology

    In this important contribution to the field, Ilana Mountian critically analyses discourses surrounding drug addiction, drug prohibition, treatment and prevention, and highlights new ways of understanding the role that gender plays in the ethics of drug use across cultures. The book analyses the...

    Published September 27th 2012 by Routledge