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  1. Changing Conceptions of Psychological Life

    Edited by Cynthia Lightfoot, Michael Chandler, Chris Lalonde

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    Changing Conceptions of Psychological Life is an interdisciplinary look at personal constructions of self. This book is a product of the 30th Annual Meeting of the Jean Piaget Society. The contributing authors constitute the original cast invited to speak on the theme of how individuals come to...

    Published November 27th 2012 by Psychology Press

  2. Loneliness Updated

    Recent research on loneliness and how it affects our lives

    Edited by Ami Rokach

    "To be alone is to be different. To be different is to be alone, and to be in the interior of this fatal circle is to be lonely. To be lonely is to have failed" (Susan Schultz, 1976) Loneliness carries a significant social stigma, as lack of friendship and social ties is socially undesirable, and...

    Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Psychology of Conservatism (Routledge Revivals)

    By Glenn Wilson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1973, The Psychology of Conservatism explores attitudes, their measurement, their structure and dynamics, and the personality traits apparently underlying attitude patterns. It examines the link between differing attitudes and discusses characteristic patterns and syndromes. The...

    Published November 6th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Intergroup Relations

    The Role of Motivation and Emotion (A Festschrift for Amélie Mummendey)

    Edited by Sabine Otten, Kai Sassenberg, Thomas Kessler

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    This volume gives a survey of the most recent developments and trends in intergroup research. Diverging from classical approaches that looked at diverse needs and motives (positive distinctiveness, belongingness, etc), the present book focuses not only on the question what motivates...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Psychology Press

  5. Narratives of Identity and Place

    By Stephanie Taylor

    Changes of residence are common in contemporary Western societies. Traditional connections to birthplaces, home towns and countries are broken as people relocate and migrate, yet where they live remains significant to people’s identity and stories of who they are. This book investigates the...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Family Storytelling

    Negotiating Identities, Teaching Lessons, and Making Meaning

    Edited by Jody Koenig Kellas

    Stories and storytelling are one of the primary ways that families and family members make sense of both everyday and difficult events, create a sense of individual and group identity, remember, connect generations, and establish guidelines for family behavior. With so many important functions,...

    Published July 8th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Social Identity in Question

    Construction, Subjectivity and Critique

    By Parisa Dashtipour

    Series: Concepts for Critical Psychology

    Social identity theory is one of the most influential approaches to identity, group processes, intergroup relations and social change. This book draws on Lacanian psychoanalysis and Lacanian social theorists to investigate and rework the predominant concepts in the social identity framework....

    Published June 20th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Social Metacognition

    Edited by Pablo Briñol, Kenneth DeMarree

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    Metacognition refers to thinking about our own thinking. It has assumed a prominent role in social judgment because our thoughts about our thoughts can magnify, attenuate, or even reverse the impact of primary cognition. Metacognitive thoughts can also produce changes in thought, feeling, and...

    Published December 11th 2011 by Psychology Press

  9. Surviving Identity

    Vulnerability and the Psychology of Recognition

    By Kenneth McLaughlin

    Series: Concepts for Critical Psychology

    Today, political claims are increasingly made on the basis of experienced trauma and inherent vulnerability, as evidenced in the growing number of people who identify as a "survivor" of one thing or another, and also in the way in which much political discourse and social policy assumes the...

    Published October 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  10. Goal-Directed Behavior

    Edited by Henk Aarts, Andrew Elliot

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    This volume presents chapters from internationally renowned scholars in the area of goals and social behavior. The book is organized around a series of topics that are of critical importance to understanding the social-cognitive aspects of goal-directed behavior. In each chapter, the authors offer...

    Published October 18th 2011 by Psychology Press