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New and Published Books

  1. Rhetoric, Ideology and Social Psychology

    Essays in honour of Michael Billig

    Edited by Charles Antaki, Susan Condor

    Series: Explorations in Social Psychology

    Professor Michael Billig is one of the most significant living figures in social psychology. His work spans thirty-five years, and has at times challenged conventional social scientific thinking on a range of key topics. Billig has influenced a wide range of fields including intergroup conflict,...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Building Tomorrow's Leaders Today

    On Becoming a Polymath Leader

    By Michael A. Genovese

    Series: LEADERSHIP: Research and Practice

    If we are to build tomorrow’s leaders, today, it would help if we knew what skills, temperaments, and specific competencies will be valuable as we face future needs. What will tomorrow look like? What key factors are we likely to confront tomorrow? If the past is prelude, the world of tomorrow will...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Predisposed

    Liberals, Conservatives, and the Biology of Political Differences

    By John R. Hibbing, Kevin B. Smith, John R. Alford

    Buried in many people and operating largely outside the realm of conscious thought are forces inclining us toward liberal or conservative political convictions. Our biology predisposes us to see and understand the world in different ways, not always reason and the careful consideration of facts....

    Published September 15th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Prospect Theory and Foreign Policy Analysis in the Asia Pacific

    Rational Leaders and Risky Behavior

    By Kai He, Huiyun Feng

    Series: Foreign Policy Analysis

    Why does North Korea behave erratically in pursuing its nuclear weapons program? Why did the United States prefer bilateral alliances to multilateral ones in Asia after World War II? Why did China become "nice"—no more military coercion—in dealing with the pro-independence Taiwan President Chen...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Psychology and Politics

    A Social Identity Perspective

    By Alexa Ispas

    What makes us divide the world into ‘us’ and ‘them’? How can we exert social influence over others? When does a peaceful protest turn into a riot? Why are some politicians heroes one day and villains the next? Where do we find the resources to resist authoritarian regimes? Taking these questions...

    Published December 12th 2012 by Psychology Press

  6. When Things Go Wrong

    Foreign Policy Decision Making under Adverse Feedback

    Edited by Charles F. Hermann

    Series: Foreign Policy Analysis

    What happens when a government begins a major foreign policy commitment and then later receives new information that it is failing? The question of how to deal with adverse feedback to high-stakes foreign policy speaks to a number of important, current scenarios in international relations. Indeed,...

    Published December 18th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Politics in Organizations

    Theory and Research Considerations

    Edited by Gerald R. Ferris, Darren C. Treadway

    Series: SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series

    This edited volume in the SIOP Frontiers series is one of the first to look at the psychological factors behind politics and power in organizations. Noted contributors from schools of management, psychology, sociology and political science look at the theory, research, methodology and...

    Published December 16th 2011 by Routledge

  8. New Directions in Public Opinion

    Edited by Adam J. Berinsky

    Series: New Directions in American Politics

    The field of public opinion is one of the most diverse in political science. Over the last 60 years, scholars have drawn upon the disciplines of psychology, economics, sociology, and even biology to learn how ordinary people come to understand the complicated business of politics. But much of the...

    Published August 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  9. Barack Obama and the Politics of Redemption

    By Stanley A. Renshon

    Every new president raises many questions in the public mind. Because Barack Obama was a relative newcomer to the national political scene, he raised more questions than most. Would he prove to be a pragmatic centrist or would his politics of hope ultimately flounder on the rocky shoals of America’...

    Published August 14th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Intergroup Conflicts and Their Resolution

    A Social Psychological Perspective

    Edited by Daniel Bar-Tal

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    This book provides a framework that sheds an illuminating light into the psyche of people involved in macro-level destructive intergroup conflicts, involving societies and ethnic groups, that take place continuously in various parts of the globe. It focuses on the socio-psychological repertoire...

    Published December 7th 2010 by Psychology Press