Explorations in intersubjectivity and interobjectivity
How do we, as human beings, come to understand ourselves and others around us? This question could not be more timely or pertinent to the issues facing humankind today. At the heart of many of our world’s most troubling political and social problems lies a divergence, and sometimes a sharp...
Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge
Contributions of Gerard Duveen
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 11th 2013 by Routledge
Rehabilitation, Reintegration and Ethnic Minorities
In contrast to the widespread focus on ethnicity in relation to engagement in offending, the question of whether or not processes associated with desistance – that is the cessation and curtailment of offending behaviour – vary by ethnicity has received less attention. This is despite known ethnic...
Published August 27th 2012 by Routledge
Lost in Transition?
This latest volume in the Cambridge Criminal Justice Series focuses upon young adults and their treatment in the criminal justice system. The subject is very topical because there is increasing evidence that a rigid distinction between ‘youth’ and ‘adulthood’ is not appropriate in modern societies....
Published May 27th 2012 by Willan
Biology in a Social World
Sex/Gender presents a relatively new way to think about how biological difference can be produced over time in response to different environmental and social experiences. This book gives a clearly written explanation of the biological and cultural underpinnings of gender. Anne Fausto-Sterling...
Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge
An Advanced Textbook
This new text contains parts of Bornstein and Lamb’s Developmental Science, 6th edition, along with new introductory material, providing a cutting edge and comprehensive overview of social and personality development. Each of the world-renowned contributors masterfully introduces the history...
Published March 24th 2011 by Psychology Press
From Toddlerhood through to the Transition to School
Over the past thirty years, researchers have documented a remarkable growth in children’s social understanding between toddlerhood and the early school years. However, it is still unclear why some children’s awareness of others' thoughts and feelings lags so far behind that of their peers. Based on...
Published March 22nd 2011 by Psychology Press
A Special Issue of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology
This special issue reports the findings from eight studies which examined children’s national identifications and national attitudes. Data were collected from 725 7- and 11-year-old children living in countries that have or have not experienced violence or war in the recent past. Twelve national...
Published January 31st 2011 by Psychology Press
A Sourcebook of Current Perspectives
Research and theory on self-esteem have flourished in recent years. This resurgence has produced multiple perpectives on fundamental issues surrounding the nature of self-esteem and its role in psychological functioning and interpersonal processes. Self-Esteem Issues and Answers brings...
Published April 30th 2013 by Psychology Press
After decades of neglect, researchers have begun to focus attention on the development and outcomes of girlhood aggression. This comprehensive volume provides an account of some of the pioneering research in the field. Its central aims are to highlight current understanding, identify key components...
Published August 15th 2012 by Psychology Press
From Genes to Social Policy
This book brings together world leading researchers from diverse fields to explore the potential causes of the development of behaviour problems. The book presents theories that hope to influence public health, education and social policy in the prevention of the costly social troubles that...
Published October 21st 2012 by Psychology Press
International Perspectives On Psychological Science (Volume 2)
This is the second of two volumes which together present the main contributions from the 29th International Congress of Psychology, held in Berlin in 2008, written by international leaders in psychology from around the world. The authors present a variety of approaches and...
Published August 27th 2012 by Psychology Press
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