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New and Published Books

  1. 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 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Cyberpsychology and New Media

    A thematic reader

    Edited by Andrew Power, Grainne Kirwan

    Cyberpsychology is the study of human interactions with the internet, mobile computing and telephony, games consoles, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and other contemporary electronic technologies. The field has grown substantially over the past few years and this book surveys how...

    Published September 11th 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. Development as a Social Process

    Contributions of Gerard Duveen

    Edited by Serge Moscovici, Sandra Jovchelovitch, Brady Wagoner

    Series: Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

    This volume discusses the interface between human development and socio-cultural processes by exploring the writings of Gerard Duveen, an internationally renowned figure, whose untimely death left a void in the fields of socio-developmental psychology, cultural psychology, and research into social...

    Published March 5th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Social Representations in the 'Social Arena'

    Edited by Annamaria Silvana de Rosa

    Series: Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

    Social Representations in the 'Social Arena' presents key theoretical issues and extensive empirical research using different theoretical and methodological approaches to consider the value of social representation theory when social representations are examined in real world contexts. This...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Trust and Conflict

    Representation, Culture and Dialogue

    Edited by Ivana Marková, Alex Gillespie

    Series: Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

    Trust, distrust and conflict between social groups have existed throughout the history of humankind, although their forms have changed. Using three main concepts: culture, representation and dialogue, this book explores and re-thinks some of these changes in relation to concrete historical and...

    Published August 16th 2011 by Routledge