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Social Psychology

  • Public Emotionsby Perri 6; Dr Susannah Radstone; Corinne Squire; Amal Treacher

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 125.00

    Emotions are central to our practices and understanding of public life. This book examines the political, social and personal consequences of public emotions in relation to conflict, ritual, social classification, collective life, identity, memory and power and is a multidisciplinary collaboration showing the emotional character of public life. more...

  • Goal-Directed Behaviorby Henk Aarts; Andrew Elliot

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This volume presents chapters from internationally renowned scholars in the area of goals and social behavior. The book is organized around a series of topics that are of critical importance to understanding the social-cognitive aspects of goal-directed behavior. In each chapter, the authors offer an introduction to past research on a specific topic... more...

  • Experiments With Peopleby Robert P. Abelson; Kurt P. Frey; Aiden P. Gregg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    Experiments With People showcases 28 intriguing studies that have significantly advanced our understanding of human thought and social behavior. These studies, mostly laboratory experiments, shed light on the irrationality of everyday thinking, the cruelty and indifference of 'ordinary' people, the operation of the unconscious mind, and the intimate... more...

  • Soul Snatchersby Jean-Marie Abgrall

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 28.95

    Abgrall, a practicing psychiatrist and professional criminologist who won a case against the Scientologists in Europe, has spent 15 years researching cult phenomena. Well organized and readable. This book is recommended for public and academic libraries. more...

  • Concepts and Controversies in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorderby Jonathan S. Abramowitz; Arthur C. Houts

    Springer New York 2006; US$ 169.00

    Few syndromes in psychopathology generate as much popular curiosity and clinical exploration as does obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Since the 1970s, research on OCD has increased exponentially. Speci?c advances include an improved grasp of the heterogeneity of the disorder, identi?cation of putative subtyping schemes, and the development of increasingly... more...

  • Multidisciplinary Handbook of Social Exclusion Researchby Dominic Abrams; Julie Christian; David Gordon

    Wiley 2008; US$ 193.00

    Social exclusion is a key problem for policy makers, researchers and professionals worldwide. Despite this, the debate lacks a dominant disciplinary focus. This innovative handbook covers evidence from key research and policy to offer cross-disciplinary perspectives on major areas of social exclusion. Focusing on central policy domains including education,... more...

  • Social Psychology of Inclusion and Exclusionby Dominic Abrams; Michael A. Hogg; Josť M. Marques

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This book is about the social psychological dynamics and phenomenology of social inclusion and exclusion. The editors take as their starting point the assumption that social life is conducted in a framework of relationships in which individuals seek inclusion and belongingness. Relationships necessarily include others, but equally they have boundaries... more...

  • Transitions Between Contexts of Mathematical Practicesby Guida de Abreu; Alan Bishop; Norma C. Presmeg

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 229.00

    This book discusses mathematics learners in transition and their practices in different contexts; the institutional and socio-cultural framing of the transition processes involved; and the communication and negotiation of mathematical meanings during transition. Providing both empirical studies and significant theoretical reflections, it will appeal... more...

  • Neuroimaging Personality, Social Cognition, and Characterby John R Absher; Jasmin Cloutier

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 125.00

    Neuroimaging Personality, Social Cognition, and Character covers the science of combining brain imaging with other analytical techniques for use in understanding cognition, behavior, consciousness, memory, language, visual perception, emotional control, and other human attributes. Multidimensional brain imaging research has led to a greater understanding... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Exercise Psychologyby Edmund O. Acevedo

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 194.99

    Awareness of the importance of exercise and physical activity to optimal physical and mental health has never been greater. It is widely acknowledged that physical inactivity is a leading cause of death, yet statistics show less than 50% of Americans participate in regular physical activity. This information highlights the public health challenge of... more...