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  1. Women Voicing Resistance

    Discursive and narrative explorations

    Edited by Suzanne McKenzie-Mohr, Michelle N. Lafrance

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Feminist scholars have demonstrated how ‘dominant discourses’ and ‘master narratives’ frequently reflect patriarchal influence, thereby distorting and depoliticizing women’s storying of their own lives. In this groundbreaking volume a number of internationally recognized researchers, working across...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Self Research

    The intersection of therapy and research

    By Ian Law

    Series: Concepts for Critical Psychology

    ‘Self research’ is both a therapeutic and a research endeavour that enables the subject of the research to interpret and validate their own data. In Self Research, Ian Law outlines and draws together the theoretical, institutional and practice elements of this work, and offers illustrative examples...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Decolonizing Global Mental Health

    The psychiatrization of the majority world

    By China Mills

    Series: Concepts for Critical Psychology

    Decolonizing Global Mental Health is a book that maps a strange irony. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Movement for Global Mental Health are calling to ‘scale up’ access to psychological and psychiatric treatments globally, particularly within the global South. Simultaneously, in the...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Discourse Dynamics (Psychology Revivals)

    Critical Analysis for Social and Individual Psychology

    By Ian Parker

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    What are discourses? Are discourses ‘real’, and what is real outside language? In this book, originally published in 1992, Ian Parker provides one of the clearest and most systematic introductions to discourse research and the essential theoretical debates in the area. At the time it was one of the...

    Published June 5th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Crisis in Modern Social Psychology (Psychology Revivals)

    and how to end it

    By Ian Parker

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    In the late 1960s a ‘crisis’ erupted in social psychology, with many social psychologists highly critical of the ‘old paradigm’, laboratory-experimental approach. Originally published in 1989, The Crisis in Modern Social Psychology was the first book to provide a clear account of the complex body...

    Published June 5th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Social Psychology and Theories of Consumer Culture

    A Political Economy Perspective

    By Matthew McDonald, Stephen Wearing

    Social Psychology and Theories of Consumer Culture: A Political Economy Perspective presents a critical analysis of the leading positions in social psychology from the perspective of classical and contemporary theories of consumer culture. The analysis seeks to expand social psychological theory by...

    Published March 13th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Fat Lives

    A Feminist Psychological Exploration

    By Irmgard Tischner

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Ever caught somebody – or yourself – checking out the content of a ‘fat’ person’s supermarket trolley? Ever wondered what lies behind this behaviour, or what it might be like to be at the receiving end of this judging gaze? Within the context of the current ‘obesity debate’, this book...

    Published October 25th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. Memory Matters

    Contexts for Understanding Sexual Abuse Recollections

    Edited by Janice Haaken, Paula Reavey

    This book is grounded in the debates of the 1980s and 1990s that surrounded recollections of childhood sexual abuse, particularly those that emerged in the context of psychotherapy. When growing numbers of therapists claimed that they were recovering deeply repressed memories of early sexual...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Cultural Ecstasies

    Drugs, Gender and the Social Imaginary

    By Ilana Mountian

    Series: Concepts for Critical Psychology

    In this important contribution to the field, Ilana Mountian critically analyses discourses surrounding drug addiction, drug prohibition, treatment and prevention, and highlights new ways of understanding the role that gender plays in the ethics of drug use across cultures. The book analyses the...

    Published September 26th 2012 by Routledge