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Social Psychology

  • Philosophies of Qualitative Researchby Svend Brinkmann

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 33.99

    Philosophies of Qualitative Research helps readers understand, present, and critique the different roles of philosophical paradigms in qualitative research. Author Svend Brinkmann shows how to reflect upon, report, and evaluate the ways in which philosophical positions inform qualitative research as it is currently practiced. more...

  • Psychology for the Classroomby Johanna Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 135.00

    Originally published in 1977, Psychology for the Classroom is offered as an aid to people who are learning themselves and helping other people to learn: that is, to parents, students and particularly to teachers. The activity of teaching, to be successful, requires the teacher to understand the behaviour of the learner as fully as possible. Some... more...

  • A Social Psychology of Schoolingby Colin Rogers

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 120.00

    If a theory of education is to be helpful to the practising teacher, it must take the social context of learning into account. Originally published in 1982, Colin Rogers does just this, exploring the implications of two decades’ detailed research in to the social psychology of teaching and learning. The central theme that emerges from this study is... more...

  • What's Your Bias?by Lee de-Wit

    Elliott & Thompson 2017; US$ 10.49

    Why do we vote the way we do? Pundits, pollsters and politicians are queuing up to tell us, but do they really know? More importantly, do we really know? Psychologists have been studying how we make political decisions for years, and the truth is we’re a lot less rational than we think we are; sometimes we vote for reasons we’re not even consciously... more...

  • Doing Poetic Inquiryby Helen Owton

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 51.36

    This book offers a phenomenologically-inspired approach to sharing stories via ‘poetic inquiry’, a research approach that is rapidly gaining popularity within psychology and the wider social sciences. Owton begins by framing how poetry can appeal to all of the senses, how it can offer readers a shared experience of the world and why poetry should... more...

  • Adolescent Boys in High Schoolby James G. Kelly

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 120.00

    Originally published in 1979, the research reported in this volume is based on investigations of how tenth-grade boys cope and adapt to the high-school environment in, specifically, two high schools in suburban Detroit in 1970. In addition to information about the ways that students relate to the high school environment, this volume presents examples... more...

  • Social Cognitionby Rainer Greifeneder; Herbert Bless; Klaus Fiedler

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 51.95

    Social cognition is a key area of social psychology, which focuses on cognitive processes that are involved when individuals make sense of, and navigate in their social world. For instance, individuals need to understand what they perceive, they learn and recall information from memory, they form judgments and decisions, they communicate with... more...

  • Interpersonal Relations and Educationby David H. Hargreaves

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 150.00

    Originally published in 1972, this title provides an analysis of social interactions in educational contexts and opens up the field of the social psychology of education as an area in its own right at the very heart of the process of education. From a ‘symbolic interactionist’ perspective, the author develops a framework for the study of relations... more...

  • Traces of Violence and Freedom of Thoughtby Lene Auestad; Amal Treacher Kabesh

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 95.56

    This book examines how people cannot escape being tainted, whether actively engaged or not, by violence in its countless manifestations. The essays encompass a wide range of theoretical resources, methodological approaches and geo-political areas. They describe how images and fragments of traumatic and violent scenarios are transported from one generation’s... more...

  • Braving the Wildernessby Brené Brown

    Random House Publishing Group 2017; US$ 17.48

    A timely and important new book that challenges everything we think we know about cultivating true belonging in our communities, organizations, and culture, from the #1 bestselling author of  Rising Strong, Daring Greatly, and The Gifts of Imperfection “True belonging doesn’t require us to change who we are. It requires us to be who we are.”... more...