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New and Published Books

  1. 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 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Power and Identity

    Edited by Denis Sindic, Manuela Barreto, Rui Costa-Lopes

    Series: Current Issues in Social Psychology

    The concepts of power and identity are vital to many areas of social research. In this edited collection, a prominent set of contributors explore the double relationship between power and group identity, focusing on two complementary lines of enquiry: In what ways can the powerful dictate the...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Psychology of Change

    Life Contexts, Experiences, and Identities

    Edited by Katherine J. Reynolds, Nyla R. Branscombe

    This volume tackles the critical question of whether people change or whether they remain relatively constant across the lifespan. Much existing literature in psychology has largely endorsed the concept of stability. Indeed, in many people’s minds, the person is understood to be set in stone, as a...

    Published December 7th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. The Self in Social Judgment

    Edited by Mark D. Alicke, David A. Dunning, Joachim Krueger

    Series: Studies in Self and Identity

    The volume begins with a historical overview of the self in social judgment and outlines the major issues. Subsequent chapters, all written by leading experts in their respective areas, identify and elaborate four major themes regarding the self in social judgment:· the role of the self as an...

    Published November 30th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. World Heritage Management and Human Rights

    Edited by Stener Ekern, William Logan, Birgitte Sauge, Amund Sinding-Larsen

    This book focuses on the balance between protecting human rights and protecting world heritage sites. It concerns itself with the idea that the management of heritage properties worldwide may fail to adequately respect traditional entitlements and rights of individuals and communities living within...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Children and the Environment in an Australian Indigenous Community

    A psychological approach

    By Angela Kreutz

    Aboriginal children represent one of the fastest growing population segments in Australia, yet the lives of Aboriginal children in their environment has rarely been subjected to systematic and in-depth study. In this book, Angela Kreutz considers the relationship between the environment, attachment...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Queerying Families of Origin

    Edited by Chiara Bertone, Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli

    This book provides an original insight into how families of origin of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) people are involved in negotiating meanings and experiences of sexuality and intimacy, an underexplored dimension of queer family life. Delving into the perspectives of families of...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Standards and Expectancies

    Contrast and Assimilation in Judgments of Self and Others

    By Monica Biernat

    Series: Essays in Social Psychology

    This book examines how standards and expectancies affect judgments of others and the self. Standards are points of comparison, expectancies are beliefs about the future, and both serve as frames of reference against which current events and people (including the self) are experienced. The central...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Psychology Press