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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 84 new and published books in the subject of Self & Social Identity — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Interaction, Communication and Development

    Psychological development as a social process

    By Charis Psaltis, Anna Zapiti

    Series: Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

    For decades there has been considerable interest in the ways that interactions between children can provide a beneficial context for the study of cognitive and social development. In this book Psaltis and Zapiti use both theoretical and empirical research to build on the perspectives of Piaget,...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Self-Identity after Brain Injury

    By Tamara Ownsworth

    Series: Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: A Modular Handbook

    An injury to the brain can affect virtually any aspect of functioning and, at the deepest level, can alter sense of self or the essential qualities that define who we are. In recent years, there has been a growing body of research investigating changes to self in the context of brain injury....

    Published March 23rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. The Neighborhood in the Internet

    Design Research Projects in Community Informatics

    By John M. Carroll

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Today, "community" seems to be everywhere. At home, at work, and online, the vague but comforting idea of the community pervades every area of life. But have we lost the ability truly to understand what it means? The Neighborhood in the Internet investigates social and civic effects of community...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Self and Memory

    Edited by Denise R. Beike, James M. Lampinen, Douglas A. Behrend

    Series: Studies in Self and Identity

    Noted scholars from a broad range of sub-disciplines in psychology discuss the ways in which the memories of our lives come to influence who we are, our personalities, and our emotional functioning. Other topics covered include how our personalities and self-concepts influence what we remember from...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Social Identities

    Motivational, Emotional, Cultural Influences

    Edited by Rupert Brown, Dora Capozza

    The concept of social identity occupies a central position in contemporary social psychology. Social Identities: Motivational, Emotional, Cultural Influences reports recent developments in the analysis of motivational and affective aspects of social identity processes. The book also examines the...

    Published January 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Self Research

    The intersection of therapy and research

    By Ian Law

    Series: Concepts for Critical Psychology

    ‘Self research’ is both a therapeutic and a research endeavour that enables the subject of the research to interpret and validate their own data. In Self Research, Ian Law outlines and draws together the theoretical, institutional and practice elements of this work, and offers illustrative examples...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Cyberbullying through the New Media

    Findings from an international network

    Edited by Peter K. Smith, Georges Steffgen

    Cyberbullying is one of the darker and more troubling aspects to the growing accessibility of new media technologies. Children in developed countries engage with cyberspace at younger and younger ages, and the use of the internet as a means to bully and harass has been greeted with alarm by...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. Historical Tales and National Identity

    An introduction to narrative social psychology

    By János László

    Social psychologists argue that people’s past weighs on their present. Consistent with this view, Historical Tales and National Identity outlines a theory and a methodology which provide tools for better understanding the relation between the present psychological condition of a society and...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Social Psychological Perspectives on Stigma

    Advances in Theory and Research

    Edited by John B. Pryor, Arjan E. R. Bos

    The year 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the publication Erving Goffman's landmark work, Stigma: Notes on the Management of Spoiled Identity. Through this edited volume, we commemorate the continuing contribution of Goffman's work on stigma to social psychology. As Goffman originally used the...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge