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Social Psychology

  • Shadow Workby Craig Lambert

    Counterpoint 2015; US$ 26.00

    With the exception of sleep, humans spend more of their lifetimes on work than any other activity. It is central to our economy, society, and the family. It underpins our finances and our sense of meaning in life. Given the overriding importance of work, we need to recognize a profound transformation in the nature of work that is significantly altering... more...

  • Handbook of Critical Psychologyby Ian Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 225.00

    Critical psychology has developed over time from different standpoints, and in different cultural contexts, embracing a variety of perspectives. This cutting-edge and comprehensive handbook values and reflects this diversity of approaches to critical psychology today, providing a definitive state-of-the-art account of the field and an opening to the... more...

  • Social Psychology and Politicsby Joseph P. Forgas; Klaus Fiedler; William D. Crano

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Social psychology and politics are intricately related, and understanding how humans manage power and govern themselves is one of the key issues in psychology. This volume surveys the latest theoretical and empirical work on the social psychology of politics, featuring cutting-edge research from a stellar group of international researchers. It is... more...

  • An Invitation to Social Constructionby Kenneth Gergen

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 50.00

    This latest edition of Kenneth J Gergen's bestselling textbook is now even more accessible for students, offering  a clear and thorough introduction to one of the most significant movements in contemporary social science. It will be adopted widely across psychology, sociology, business, education, counselling, social work, health and linguistics degrees.... more...

  • Psychological War Trauma and Societyby Irit Keynan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This book explores the psychological trauma affecting soldiers and civilians who have encountered the violence of war or terrorism, arguing that the enigmas surrounding war trauma are rooted in culture, collective memory and social norms. Focusing primarily on a large-scale sociological study in Israel, chapters detail the ideological, political,... more...

  • Social Constructionismby Vivien Burr

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    Now in its third edition, this successful book introduces students to the area of social science theory and research known as social constructionism. Using a variety of examples from everyday experience and from existing research in areas such as personality, sexuality and health, it clearly explains the basic theoretical assumptions of social constructionism.... more...

  • Self-theoriesby Carol S. Dweck

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 43.95

    This innovative text sheds light on how people work -- why they sometimes function well and, at other times, behave in ways that are self-defeating or destructive. The author presents her groundbreaking research on adaptive and maladaptive cognitive-motivational patterns and shows: * How these patterns originate in people's self-theories * Their... more...

  • Surpriseby Tania Luna; LeeAnn PhD Renninger

    Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 26.95

    Advance praise for  Surprise: "This book isn't about what you think it is." -- Seth Godin , author of What To Do When It's Your Turn ?An important how-to on making surprise into a habit to spark the best possible kind of change and progress in our work, relationships and ideas.? -- Kelly Stoetzel , Content director at TED  ?I?ve always... more...

  • Secrets From the Eating Labby Traci Mann

    HarperCollins 2015; Not Available

    A provocative expose of the dieting industry from one of the nation?s leading researchers in self-control and the psychology of weight loss that offers proven strategies for sustainable weight loss. From her office in the University of Minnesota?s Health and Eating Lab, professor Traci Mann researches self-control and dieting. And what she has discovered... more...