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  1. The Good Life

    Wellbeing and the new science of altruism, selfishness and immorality

    By Graham Music

    Are we born selfish or primed to help others? Does stress make people more antisocial? Can we ever be genuinely altruistic? This book explores some of the dilemmas at the heart of being human. Integrating cutting edge studies with in-depth clinical experience, Graham Music synthesizes a wealth of...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Social Identity

    4th Edition

    By Richard Jenkins

    Series: Key Ideas

    Social Identity explains how identification, seen as a social process, works: individually, interactionally and institutionally. Building on the international success of previous editions, this fourth edition offers a concise, comprehensive and readable critical introduction to social science...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Europe, Migration and Identity

    Connecting Migration Experiences and Europeanness

    Edited by Jan Logemann, Donna Gabaccia, Sally Gregory Kohlstedt

    Jan Logemann is a Research Fellow at the German Historical Institute in Washington D.C., USA, and project coordinator of Transatlantic Perspectives: Europe in the Eyes of European Immigrants to the United States. His research focuses on transatlantic comparisons, the role of European immigrants in...

    Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. 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 17th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. 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 13th 2013 by Routledge