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Major Works: Social Psychology

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 88 new and published major works in the subject of Social Psychology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books – Page 1

  1. Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    By Various

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    Emotion (or affect) is a cross-disciplinary subject in psychology. Psychology Library Editions: Emotion makes available again twelve previously out-of-print titles that were originally published between 1976 and 1999, either as a set or as individual volumes, in your choice...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Structure in Thought and Feeling (PLE: Emotion)

    By Susan Aylwin

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    How does a person’s way of thinking influence their personality, their values and their choice of career? In this important study, originally published in 1985, Susan Aylwin uses such questions as a starting point for elucidating the relationship between thought and feeling. Three modes of thought...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Temperament (PLE: Emotion)

    Early Developing Personality Traits

    By Arnold H. Buss, Robert Plomin

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    Originally published in 1984, this title looks at the development of temperament in early life. At the time of publication there were three major perspectives on temperament: paediatrics, individual differences in infants, and inherited personality traits that appear in early life. Whatever the...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Communication, Social Cognition, and Affect (PLE: Emotion)

    Edited by Lewis Donohew, Howard E. Sypher, E. Tory Higgins

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    Originally published in 1988, the purpose of this book was to explore the interrelations among communication, social cognition and affect. The contributors, selected by the editors, were some of the best known in their fields and they significantly added to the knowledge of this interdisciplinary...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Forensic Psychology

    Edited by Jennifer M. Brown

    Series: Critical Concepts in Psychology

    In recent decades, the remit of forensic psychology has considerably widened. From an original, narrow focus on presenting evidence to the courts, its scope now spreads across the whole span of civil and criminal justice. Forensic psychologists are now intimately involved with suspects, offenders,...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind

    By Kenneth Sayre

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

    This book, published in 1976, presents an entirely original approach to the subject of the mind-body problem, examining it in terms of the conceptual links between the physical sciences and the sciences of human behaviour. It is based on the cybernetic concepts of information and feedback and on...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Mental as Physical

    By Edgar Wilson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

    The central theme of this impressively argued study is that the mental and physical are identical. Drawing heavily on recent scientific research into the mind-brain relationship, Dr Wilson argues that human mentality, rationality and purposefulness are phenomena which come within the compass of...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Gender and Psychology

    Edited by Vivien Burr

    Series: Critical Concepts in Psychology

    Nearly forty years after the passage of the Sex Discrimination and the Equal Pay Acts in the UK, and after similar legislative and judicial interventions in other jurisdictions around the world, women and men are still – by and large – following traditionally gendered educational and work careers....

    Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Michotte's Experimental Phenomenology of Perception

    Edited by Georges Thinés, Alan Costall, George Butterworth

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Phenomenology

    This volume of collected papers, with the accompanying essays by the editors, is the definitive source book for the work of this important experimental psychologist. Originally published in 1991, it offered previously inaccessible essays by Albert Michotte on phenomenal causality, phenomenal...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Use and Abuse of Television

    A Social Psychological Analysis of the Changing Screen

    By J. Mallory Wober

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    A critical review of the harms and benefits of television that also examines systems for maximizing television's benefits. The author breaks away from the conventional jargon of audience measurement and other traditional research methods, proposing instead new and alternative European and...

    Published May 9th 2013 by Routledge