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Social Psychology

  • The Theory and Practice of Democratic Therapeutic Community Treatmentby Rex Haigh; Steve Pearce

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 39.95

    Offering step-by-step templates and tried-and-tested methods, this is the first treatment manual to show how to successfully set up and run a democratic therapeutic community. Highlighting key principles, this is an essential resource for running therapeutic communities in an informed way that produces consistent benefits for patients. more...

  • Values, Political Action, and Change in the Middle East and the Arab Springby Mansoor Moaddel; Michele J. Gelfand

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 64.99

    With 'change' serving as the central theme of this edited volume, contributing authors have advanced new and insightful frameworks to analyze vast empirical data in order to explain the dynamics of cross-national variation, values, political engagement, morality, and development in the Middle East and North Africa in light of the Arab Spring. Methodological... more...

  • Life and Narrativeby Brian Schiff; A. Elizabeth McKim; Sylvie Patron

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 67.99

    Life and Narrative examines the perennial mystery of how people encounter, manage, and inhabit a self and a world of their own - and others' - creation and the ramifications of these creations. From both literary and social science perspectives, this volume grapples with the process of how life and narrative interact with each other. more...

  • Self-Determination Theoryby Richard M. Ryan; Edward L. Deci

    Guilford Publications 2017; US$ 75.00 US$ 68.50

    Self-determination theory (SDT) provides a framework for understanding the factors that promote motivation and healthy psychological and behavioral functioning. In this authoritative work, the codevelopers of the theory comprehensively examine SDT's conceptual underpinnings (including its six mini-theories), empirical evidence base, and practical... more...

  • Advances in Experimental Social Psychologyby James M. Olson

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 119.00

    Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, Volume 55 , the latest release in this highly cited series in the field contains contributions of major empirical and theoretical interest that represent the best and brightest in new research, theory, and practice in social psychology. This serial is part of the Social Sciences package on ScienceDirect,... more...

  • Pediatric Disorders of Regulation in Affect and Behaviorby Georgia A. DeGangi

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 64.95

    Pediatric Disorders of Regulation in Affect and Behavior: A Therapist's Guide to Assessment and Treatment, Second Edition, presents state-of-the-art coverage of the latest theory, research, and treatment strategies for infants and children with problems of regulation. This comprehensive book, designed for mental health professionals and occupational... more...

  • Secondary Trauma and Burnout in Military Behavioral Health Providersby Charles C. Benight

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 85.98

    This book provides an in-depth look at the complex clinical, individual, and organizational challenges that our clinicians face in treating our returning soldiers struggling with the aftermath of more than a decade of war.  The author explores the confluence of factors that make this time in history a perfect storm for military mental health providers.... more...

  • Political Socialization of Youthby Janette Habashi

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 76.41

    This book increases the awareness of youth political agency and how it relates to adults, governments, communities, and local and global discourse. It reveals the complexity of youth?s political lives as it intersects with social identifiers such as location, gender, and political status, and interacts with neoliberal discourse embedded in media, local... more...

  • Dominance and Aggression in Humans and Other Animalsby Henry R. Hermann

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 99.95

    Dominance and Aggression in Humans and Other Animals: The Great Game of Life examines human nature and the influence of evolution, genetics, chemistry, nurture, and the sociopolitical environment as a way of understanding how and why humans behave in aggressive and dominant ways.  The book walks us through aggression in other social species, compares... more...

  • Life-Oriented Behavioral Research for Urban Policyby Junyi Zhang

    Springer Japan 2017; US$ 138.11

    This book presents a life-oriented approach, which is an interdisciplinary methodology proposed for cross-sectoral urban policy decisions such as transport, health, and energy policies. Improving people?s quality of life (QOL) is one of the common goals of various urban policies on the one hand, while QOL is closely linked with a variety of life choices... more...