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Social Psychology

  • Careful!by Steve Casner

    Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 16.63

    The modern world can be a dangerous place, filled with fast cars, smart phones, drugs and extreme sports. Meanwhile, we humans are as fragile as ever. In fact, after a century of decline in injuries and accidental deaths they are on the rise again. The question is ? why? Steve Casner has devoted his career to studying the psychology of safety, and... more...

  • Individual Differences and Personalityby Michael C. Ashton

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 74.95

    Individual Differences and Personality, Third Edition provides a comprehensive overview of research on personality. The book begins with the main approaches to the study of personality, basic principles of personality measurement, the concept of personality traits, and the major dimensions of personality variation. Further chapters review personality... more...

  • Vengeance in Reverseby Mark R. Anspach

    Michigan State University Press 2017; US$ 19.95

    How do humans stop fighting? Where do the gods of myth come from? What does it mean to go mad? Mark R. Anspach tackles these and other conundrums as he draws on ethnography, literature, psychotherapy, and the theory of René Girard to explore some of the fundamental mechanisms of human interaction. Likening gift exchange to vengeance in reverse, the... more...

  • The Ten Types of Humanby Dexter Dias

    Random House 2017; US$ 36.65

    This book will introduce you to ten people. In a way, you already know them. Only you don?t ? not really. In a sense, they are you. Only they?re not entirely. They inform and shape the most important decisions in your life. But you?re almost certainly unaware of their intervention. They are the Ten Types of Human. Who are they? What are... more...

  • Collective Rememberingby Ludmila Isurin

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 88.00

    Isurin presents a case study of Russian collective memory as it is constructed by producers and consumed by people. more...

  • Computational Social Psychologyby Robin R. Vallacher; Stephen J. Read; Andrzej Nowak

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 52.95

    Computational Social Psychology showcases a new approach to social psychology that enables theorists and researchers to specify social psychological processes in terms of formal rules that can be implemented and tested using the power of high speed computing technology and sophisticated software. This approach allows for previously infeasible investigations... more...

  • Social Structure and Personality in the Factoryby Paul Lafitte

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 40.00

    This study, first published in 1958, explores the behaviour of industrial workers in a social context. By interviewing and observing workers in factories in Melbourne, the author examines the worker?s evaluation of work, work satisfaction, relationships and friendships within the workplace, and the worker?s place in society. This title will be of... more...

  • Identity and Interethnic Marriage in the United Statesby Stanley O. Jr. Gaines

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Drawing on psychological and sociological perspectives as well as quantitative and qualitative data, Identity and Interethnic Marriage in the United States considers the ways the self and social identity are linked to the dynamics of interethnic marriage. Bringing together the classic theoretical contributions of George Herbert Mead, Erving Goffman,... more...

  • Female-Perpetrated Sex Abuseby Sherianne Kramer

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 51.95

    Female-Perpetrated Sex Abuse is a groundbreaking study into gender, sexuality and victimhood. It examines the cultural conditions of possibility for FSA victimhood as a means to advance contemporary critical understandings of the role of gender and sexuality as instruments of modern power. As the first direct exploration of FSA victimhood, this book... more...

  • The Broken Ladderby Keith Payne

    Orion 2017; US$ 24.99

    Inequality is at a level that has not been seen in our lifetimes, yet the disparity between rich and poor has ramifications that extend far beyond mere financial means. THE BROKEN LADDER tells the story of inequality and its impact on everything from our thinking to our mood and our health. Feeling poor matters - not just being poor. It affects... more...