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  1. Consumer Culture, Identity and Well-Being

    The Search for the 'Good Life' and the 'Body Perfect'

    By Helga Dittmar

    Series: European Monographs in Social Psychology

    Advertising, materialism and consumption are central aspects of contemporary Western culture. We are bombarded with idealised images of the perfect body, desirable consumer goods, and affluent lifestyles, yet psychology is only just beginning to take account of the profound influence these consumer...

    Published September 16th 2010 by Psychology Press

  2. Rediscovering Social Identity

    Edited by Tom Postmes, Nyla R. Branscombe

    Series: Key Readings in Social Psychology

    This reader brings together the founding texts of the "Social Identity Approach" - a set of concepts, ideas, and principles contained in Social Identity Theory and Self-Categorization Theory. This approach originated in social psychology and is increasingly part of the standard curriculum in...

    Published May 26th 2010 by Psychology Press

  3. Cultural Issues in Psychology

    A Student's Handbook

    By Andrew Stevenson

    Series: Foundations of Psychology

    Does our cultural background influence the way we think and feel about ourselves and others? Does our culture affect how we choose our partners, how we define intelligence and abnormality and how we bring up our children? Psychologists have long pondered the relationship between culture and a range...

    Published October 25th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Handbook of the Uncertain Self

    Edited by Robert M. Arkin, Kathryn C. Oleson, Patrick J. Carroll

    This Handbook explores the cognitive, motivational, interpersonal, clinical, and applied aspects of personal uncertainty. It showcases both the diversity and the unity that defines contemporary perspectives on uncertainty in self within social and personality psychology. The contributions to the...

    Published September 27th 2009 by Psychology Press

  5. Exploring Positive Identities and Organizations

    Building a Theoretical and Research Foundation

    Edited by Laura Morgan Roberts, Jane E. Dutton

    Series: Series in Organization and Management

    In the new world of work and organizations, creating and maintaining a positive identity is consequential and challenging for individuals, for groups and for organizations. New challenges for positive identity construction and maintenance require new theory. This edited volume uncovers new topics...

    Published May 27th 2009 by Psychology Press

  6. Psychology of Self-Regulation

    Cognitive, Affective, and Motivational Processes

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Roy F. Baumeister, Dianne M. Tice

    Series: Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

    The ability to regulate and control our behaviors is a key accomplishment of the human species, yet the psychological mechanisms involved in self-regulation remain incompletely understood. This book presents contributions from leading international researchers who survey the most recent...

    Published May 25th 2009 by Psychology Press

  7. Two Sides to Every Self-Process: The Pros and Cons

    A Special Issue of Self and Identity

    Edited by Virginia S. Y. Kwan, Lowell Gaertner

    Series: Special Issues of Self and Identity

    Reflecting the importance of the self in optimal functioning, a vast literature on the value of different self-processes is accumulating. Individual research reports, however, frequently present a one-sided view, focusing either on the benefits or the liabilities of the self-process under study. A...

    Published May 10th 2009 by Psychology Press

  8. Self-Identity and Everyday Life

    By Harvie Ferguson

    Series: The New Sociology

    'Identity' and 'selfhood' are terms routinely used throughout the human sciences that seek to analyze and describe the character of everyday life and experience. Yet these terms are seldom defined or used with any precision, and scant regard is paid to the historical and cultural context in which...

    Published April 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  9. A Theory of Race

    By Joshua Glasgow

    Social commentators have long asked whether racial categories should be conserved or eliminated from our practices, discourse, institutions, and perhaps even private thoughts. In A Theory of Race, Joshua Glasgow argues that this set of choices unnecessarily presents us with too few options....

    Published December 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  10. The Self and Identity in Rehabilitation

    A Special Issue of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

    Edited by Fergus Gracey, Tamara Ownsworth

    Series: Special Issues of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

    This special issue brings together developments in neurological, psychological and social understanding of sense of self and identity in neuropsychological rehabilitation. Following brain injury and in the context of neurological illness, both the individual and their loved ones report changes in...

    Published November 30th 2008 by Psychology Press