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New and Published Books

  1. Optimizing the Self

    Social representations of self-help

    By Ole Jacob Madsen

    Series: Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

    This book provides an analysis of the social representations of leading self-help genres, including neurolinguistic programming, cognitive self-help therapy, mindfulness, self-management, self-esteem, self-leadership and self-control. Exploring the globalised therapeutic culture of today, the book...

    Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Implicit Self

    A Special Issue of Self and Identity

    Edited by Laurie A. Rudman, Steven J. Spencer

    The ten papers in this special issue of Self and Identity use a variety of cutting-edge empirical approaches to advance social psychological theory and extend the applications of the implicit self to under-investigated domains, including the clinical consequences of the implicit self, the...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. The Nature of Prejudice

    Society, discrimination and moral exclusion

    By Cristian Tileagă

    Series: Explorations in Social Psychology

    This book offers a critical synthesis of social psychology’s contribution to the study of contemporary racism, and proposes a critical reframing of our understanding of prejudice in European society today. Chapters place a special emphasis on the diversity and intensity of prejudices against Romani...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Identity Formation, Youth, and Development

    A Simplified Approach

    By James E. Cote, Charles Levine

    The concept of identity is one of the most important ideas the social sciences have investigated in recent years, yet no introductory textbooks are available to those who want to gain a sense of this burgeoning field. The first of its kind, this text provides an introduction to the scientific study...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Vital Memory and Affect

    Living with a difficult past

    By Steven Brown, Paula Reavey

    Vital Memory and Affect takes as its subject the autobiographical memories of ‘vulnerable’ groups, including survivors of child sexual abuse, adopted children and their families, forensic mental health service users, and elderly persons in care home settings. In particular the focus is on a...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Coping with Threatened Identities

    By Glynis M. Breakwell

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Social Psychology

    People cope with threats to their identities in many different ways. Until the original publication of this title in 1986, there had been no theoretical framework within which to analyse their strategies for doing this, or to examine the nature and impact of the threatening experiences themselves....

    Published June 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. Social Psychology and Politics

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Klaus Fiedler, William D. Crano

    Series: Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

    Social psychology and politics are intricately related, and understanding how humans manage power and govern themselves is one of the key issues in psychology. This volume surveys the latest theoretical and empirical work on the social psychology of politics, featuring cutting-edge research from a...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. Body Image and Identity in Contemporary Societies

    Psychoanalytic, social, cultural and aesthetic perspectives

    Edited by Ekaterina Sukhanova, Hans-Otto Thomashoff

    Popular interest in body image issues has grown dramatically in recent years, due to an emphasis on individual responsibility and self-determination in contemporary society as well as the seemingly limitless capacities of modern medicine; however body image as a separate field of academic inquiry...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Psychosocial Studies

    An Introduction

    By Kath Woodward

    There is expanding global interest in the relationship between the psychological and the social. The bringing together of affect, emotion and feeling with social, political and cultural forces offers a creative, innovative and rich set of ways of understanding what Charles Wright Mills called the...

    Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Essence of the Self

    In Defense of the Simple View of Personal Identity

    By Geoffrey Madell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this volume, Geoffrey Madell develops a revised account of the self, making a compelling case for why the "simple" or "anti-criterial" view of personal identity warrants a robust defense. Madell critiques recent discussions of the self for focusing on features which are common to all selves, and...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge