Psychology and Mental Health

Research and Reference Titles

Social Psychology and Individual Differences

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Discursive Psychology

    Classic and contemporary issues

    Edited by Cristian Tileaga, Elizabeth Stokoe

    Series: Explorations in Social Psychology

    Over the past twenty five years discursive psychology has become an influential field in its home discipline of psychology, as well as in many other academic disciplines, with national and international impact. This will be the first collection to systematically and critically appraise its...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. European Review of Social Psychology: Volume 22

    Edited by Wolfgang Stroebe, Miles Hewstone

    Series: Special Issues of the European Review of Social Psychology

    The European Review of Social Psychology (ERSP) is an e-first journal published under the auspices of the European Association of Social Psychology. ERSP is an international journal which aims to further the international exchange of ideas by providing an outlet for substantial accounts of...

    Published June 14th 2012 by Psychology Press

  5. European Review of Social Psychology: Volume 23

    Edited by W. Stroebe, Miles Hewstone

    Series: Special Issues of the European Review of Social Psychology

    The European Review of Social Psychology (ERSP) is an e-first journal published under the auspices of the European Association of Social Psychology. ERSP is an international journal which aims to further the international exchange of ideas by providing an outlet for substantial accounts of...

    Published February 25th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. European Review of Social Psychology: Volume 24

    Edited by Miles Hewstone, Wolfgang Stroebe

    Series: Special Issues of the European Review of Social Psychology

    The European Review of Social Psychology (ERSP) is an e-first journal published under the auspices of the European Association of Social Psychology. ERSP is an international journal which aims to further the international exchange of ideas by providing an outlet for substantial accounts of...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Imagination

    Developing culture and minds

    By Tania Zittoun, Alex Gillespie

    Series: Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Intergroup Dialogue

    Engaging Difference, Social Identities and Social Justice

    Edited by Ximena Zuniga, Gretchen Lopez, Kristie A. Ford

    Intergroup dialogue is a form of democratic engagement that fosters communication, critical reflection, and collaborative action across social and cultural divides. Engaging social identities is central to this approach. In recent years, intergroup dialogue has emerged as a promising social justice...

    Published January 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Longing, Intimacy and Loneliness

    Edited by Ami Rokach

    This book examines the very basic human need to belong. It looks at the intimacy that is a cornerstone of such belonging and closeness, romantic relationships, which signify belonging in the Western world, and loneliness and love, which are inextricably linked to the subject. The book examines...

    Published October 4th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Mapping the Language of Extreme Prejudice

    Discourse, discrimination and moral exclusion

    By Cristian Tileaga

    This book offers a critical synthesis of social psychology’s contribution to the study of contemporary racism, with a special emphasis on those aspects that have been relatively neglected: the importance and utility of discourse analysis in researching racism, the need for a deeper recognition of...

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  11. Psychology and Politics

    A Social Identity Perspective

    By Alexa Ispas

    What makes us divide the world into ‘us’ and ‘them’? How can we exert social influence over others? When does a peaceful protest turn into a riot? Why are some politicians heroes one day and villains the next? Where do we find the resources to resist authoritarian regimes? Taking these questions...

    Published December 13th 2012 by Psychology Press

  12. 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 August 14th 2012 by Routledge

  13. 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

  14. Rhetoric, Ideology and Social Psychology

    Essays in honour of Michael Billig

    Edited by Charles Antaki, Susan Condor

    Series: Explorations in Social Psychology

    Professor Michael Billig is one of the most significant living figures in social psychology. His work spans thirty-five years, and has at times challenged conventional social scientific thinking on a range of key topics. Billig has influenced a wide range of fields including intergroup conflict,...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  15. Social Psychological Perspectives on Stigma

    Advances in Theory and Research

    Edited by John B. Pryor, Arjan E. R. Bos

    The year 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the publication Erving Goffman's landmark work, Stigma: Notes on the Management of Spoiled Identity. Through this edited volume, we commemorate the continuing contribution of Goffman's work on stigma to social psychology. As Goffman originally used the...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  16. 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

  17. Terrorism, Trauma and Psychology

    A multilevel victim perspective of the Bali bombings

    By Gwen Brookes, Julie Ann Pooley, Jaya Earnest

    Series: Explorations in Social Psychology

    This book provides a comprehensive insight into the multilayered effects experienced by directly affected victims and their indirectly affected family members following terrorist incidents and other world disasters. Chapters draw primarily on interviews with fifty victims of the Bali bombings, but...

    To Be Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  18. Understanding Collective Pride and Group Identity

    New directions in emotion theory, research and practice

    Edited by Gavin Brent Sullivan

    Collective and group-based pride is currently covered across a number of disciplines including nationalism studies, sociology and social psychology, with little communication between fields. This multidisciplinary collection encourages interdisciplinary research and provides a unique insight into...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge