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Forthcoming Critical Psychology Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Psychology Exposed (Psychology Revivals)

    Or the Emperor's New Clothes

    By Paul Kline

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1988, in this personal review of the state of academic psychology, Paul Kline draws attention to the way in which his peers at the time studiously avoided such threatening matters as human feelings and emotions, unconscious ‘complexes’ – in short anything that could be...

    To Be Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Social Constructionism

    3rd Edition

    By Vivien Burr

    Now in its third edition, this successful book introduces students to the area of social science theory and research known as social constructionism. Using a variety of examples from everyday experience and from existing research in areas such as personality, sexuality and health, it clearly...

    To Be Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Handbook of Critical Psychology

    Edited by Ian Parker

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Critical psychology has developed over time from different standpoints, and in different cultural contexts, embracing a variety of perspectives. This cutting-edge and comprehensive handbook values and reflects this diversity of approaches to critical psychology today, providing a definitive...

    To Be Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Child Development

    Theories and Critical Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Rosalyn H. Shute, Philip T. Slee

    Series: International Texts in Developmental Psychology

    Child Development: Theories and Critical Perspectives provides an engaging and perceptive overview of both well-established and recent theories in child and adolescent psychology. This unique summary of traditional scientific perspectives alongside critical post-modern thinking will provide readers...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Vital Memory and Affect

    Living with a difficult past

    By Steven Brown, Paula Reavey

    Vital Memory and Affect takes as its subject the autobiographical memories of ‘vulnerable’ groups, including survivors of child sexual abuse, adopted children and their families, forensic mental health service users, and elderly persons in care home settings. In particular the focus is on a...

    To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Radical Inclusive Education

    Disability, Teaching, and Struggles for Liberation

    By Anat Greenstein

    Series: Concepts for Critical Psychology

    Many people who work in education start out with enthusiastic ideals about education as a positive force that can spur change in the life of the learner and in society at large, yet find themselves frustrated with a bureaucratic system that often alienates and excludes many of its students. This is...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    To Be Published July 13th 2015 by Routledge

  8. How to Rethink Psychology

    New metaphors for understanding people and their behavior

    By Bernard Guerin

    Based on the author’s forty years of experience in psychology, philosophy, and the social sciences, How to Rethink Psychology argues that to understand people we need to know more about their contexts than the dominant modes of thinking and research presently allow. Drawing upon insights from...

    To Be Published August 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Psychology and the Conduct of Everyday Life

    Edited by Ernst Schraube, Charlotte Højholt

    This original and innovative volume moves psychological theory and research practice out of the laboratory and into the everyday world. It examines how human beings live as active subjects within and across the contexts of their everyday lives, using this as an analytical basis for understanding...

    To Be Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Humanitarian Work Psychology and the Global Development Agenda

    Case studies and interventions

    Edited by Ishbel McWha-Hermann, Douglas C Maynard, Mary O'Neil Berry

    In recent years, a new movement has emerged within organizational psychology, transposing the established principles of the field onto arenas of more pressing humanitarian need, including the humanitarian treatment of all workers in all work settings. Humanitarian Work Psychology (HWP) stretches...

    To Be Published September 14th 2015 by Routledge