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Social Psychology

  • We Believe the Childrenby Richard Beck

    PublicAffairs 2015; US$ 26.99

    In the 1980s in California, New Jersey, and New York, Michigan, Massachusetts, and Florida, Tennessee, Texas, Ohio, and elsewhere, daycare workers were arrested, charged, tried, and convicted of committing horrible sexual crimes against the children they cared for. These crimes, prosecutors said, had gone undetected for years, and their brutality... more...

  • The Psychology of Desireby Wilhelm Hofmann; Loran F. Nordgren

    Guilford Publications 2015; US$ 85.00

    Providing a comprehensive perspective on human desire, this volume brings together leading experts from multiple psychological subdisciplines. It addresses such key questions as how desires of different kinds emerge, how they influence judgment and decision making, and how problematic desires can be effectively controlled. Current research is reviewed... more...

  • Meanings of ME: Interpersonal and Social Dimensions of Chronic Fatigueby Christopher D. Ward

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS or ME) is a problematic diagnosis which can be interpreted in conflicting ways by doctors, patients and others. Meanings of ME signals a paradigm shift in thinking about the illness by providing fresh perspectives from doctors, clinicians and those who have personal knowledge of CFS/ME. more...

  • Trauma and Recoveryby Judith L. Herman

    Basic Books 2015; US$ 17.99

    Trauma and Recovery is universally recognized as a classic in the field of psychology. In a new afterword written for this edition, Judith Herman describes the controversy that has surrounded her work, the new research that has emerged in the field, an the far-reaching implications that this book has had in trauma situations around the world. more...

  • The Psychology of Pro-Environmental Communicationby Christian A. Klöckner

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 35.00

    The environment is part of everyone's life but there are difficulties in communicating complex environmental problems, such as climate change, to a lay audience. In this book Klöckner defines environmental communication, providing a comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of the issues involved in encouraging pro-environmental behaviour. more...

  • Wiedererzählenby Elke Schumann; Elisabeth Gülich; Gabriele Lucius-Hoene; Stefan Pfänder

    transcript 2015; US$ 36.36

    Das mehrfache Erzählen der gleichen Geschichte hat einen festen Platz in unserem Alltag und in unserer Kultur - sei es als Anekdote im Freundeskreis, als wiederholte Erzählung der Krankheitsgeschichte im Arzt-Patient-Gespräch oder auch als literarische Bearbeitung. Umso erstaunlicher ist es, dass dieses Phänomen bisher noch nicht Gegenstand interdisziplinärer... more...

  • Orgasmic Bodiesby Hannah Frith

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 32.00

    Orgasmic Bodies explores how bodily experiences of orgasm are worked up as present/absent, complicated/straightforward, too slow/too fast, fake or real, in the doing of masculinities and femininities. Engaging with both science and popular culture it examines the meanings given to orgasmic bodies in contemporary heterosex. more...

  • Constructive Controversyby David W. Johnson

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 32.00

    Using the social psychological theory of 'constructive controversy', this book analyses the nature of disagreement among members of decision-making groups. more...

  • Social Science Methods for Psychodynamic Inquiryby William R. Meyers

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    This book explains, with case examples, a variety of social science research methods suitable for studying the unconscious components of such irrational social and political actions in world affairs. more...

  • Advances in Experimental Social Psychologyby Mark P. Zanna; James M. Olson

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 119.00

    Advances in Experimental Social Psychology continues to be one of the most sought after and most often cited series in this field. Containing contributions of major empirical and theoretical interest, this series represents the best and the brightest in new research, theory, and practice in social psychology. This serial is part of the Social... more...