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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 15 new and published books in the subject of Social Representation — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Optimizing the Self

    Social representations of self-help

    By Ole Jacob Madsen

    Series: Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

    This book provides an analysis of the social representations of leading self-help genres, including neurolinguistic programming, cognitive self-help therapy, mindfulness, self-management, self-esteem, self-leadership and self-control. Exploring the globalised therapeutic culture of today, the book...

    Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Relations and Representations

    An introduction to the philosophy of social psychological science

    By John D. Greenwood

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Social Psychology

    What is the nature of social psychological science? What does a realist approach to human behaviour offer? Originally published in 1991, this lucid introduction to the philosophy of social psychological science takes a new and original approach to the subject. The author repudiates traditional...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Transforming Social Representations

    A social psychology of common sense and science

    By S. Caroline Purkhardt

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Social Psychology

    Common sense, by definition, is familiar to us all. Science, for some of us, is more remote, yet it is not always clear what the connections are between these two ways of seeing the world. In this title, originally published in 1993, the author explores several related themes in social psychology...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Symbolic Transformation

    The Mind in Movement Through Culture and Society

    Edited by Brady Wagoner

    This book brings together scholars from around the world to address the question of how culture and mind are related through symbols: it is through the mediation of symbols that we think, act, imagine, feel, dream and remember. Thus, to understand the structure, function and development of symbols...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Qualitative Mathematics for the Social Sciences

    Mathematical Models for Research on Cultural Dynamics

    Edited by Lee Rudolph

    Series: Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

    In this book Lee Rudolph brings together international contributors who combine psychological and mathematical perspectives to analyse how qualitative mathematics can be used to create models of social and psychological processes. Bridging the gap between the fields with an imaginative and...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Knowing Victims

    Feminism, agency and victim politics in neoliberal times

    By Rebecca Stringer

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Knowing Victims explores the theme of victimhood in contemporary feminism and politics. It focuses on popular and scholarly constructions of feminism as ‘victim feminism’ – an ideology of passive victimhood that denies women’s agency – and provides the first comprehensive analysis of the debate...

    Published June 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Engaging Violence

    Trauma, memory and representation

    Edited by Ivana Maček

    Series: Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

    This volume opens up new ground in the field of social representations research by focusing on contexts involving mass violence, rather than on relatively stable societies. Representations of violence are not only symbolic, but in the first place affective and bodily, especially when it comes to...

    Published March 28th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. Cultural Realities of Being

    Abstract ideas within everyday lives

    Edited by Nandita Chaudhary, S. Anandalakshmy, Jaan Valsiner

    Series: Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

    Cultural Realities of Being offers a dialogue between academic activity and everyday lives by providing an interface between several perspectives on human conduct. Very often, academic pursuits are arcane and obscure for ordinary people, this book will attempt to disentangle these dialogues,...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge