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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. The Self

    Edited by Constantine Sedikides, Steven J. Spencer

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    This volume provides a cutting-edge exposition to research on the self. Sixteen authoritative overviews highlight the role of the self around four themes. The first theme is Brain and Cognition, which includes a social neuroscience perspective on the self, implicit self-cognition, the structure of...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Psychological Perspectives on Religion and Religiosity

    By Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi

    Is religion to blame for deadly conflicts? Should religious behaviour be credited more often for acts of charity and altruism? In what ways are religious and ‘spiritual’ ideas, practices and identities surviving and changing as religion loses its political power in those parts of the world which...

    Published August 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Rethinking Creativity

    Contributions from social and cultural psychology

    Edited by Vlad Petre Glăveanu, Alex Gillespie, Jaan Valsiner

    Series: Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

    Despite more than half a century of psychological research on creativity we are still far from a clear understanding of the creative process, its antecedents and consequences and, most of all, the ways in which we can effectively support creativity. This is primarily due to a narrow focus on...

    Published July 21st 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 July 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Understanding Collective Pride and Group Identity

    New directions in emotion theory, research and practice

    Edited by Gavin Brent Sullivan

    Collective and group-based pride is currently covered across a number of disciplines including nationalism studies, sociology and social psychology, with little communication between fields. This multidisciplinary collection encourages interdisciplinary research and provides a unique insight into...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Self Continuity

    Individual and Collective Perspectives

    Edited by Fabio Sani

    This volume is the first to bring together the fast-growing research on self-continuity from multiple perspectives within and beyond social psychology. The book covers individual and collective aspects of self-continuity, while a final section explores the relationship between these two forms....

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press