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Psychology

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  1. Happiness and Hardship

    Subjective well being, or happiness, has been analyzed in detail by psychologists for decades. Yet only recently has it become the subject of economic analysis. Learn More
    £36.95

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  2. The Psychology of Groups

    Researchers in group psychology and group psychotherapy rarely consider each other's work, despite their clear areas of common interest. This book demonstrates how these separate but related lines of research can be used to inform and enrich each other. Learn More
    £65.50

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  3. Sex Offenders, Stigma, and Social Control

    Provides the reader with an in-depth view of six sex offenders, exploring how they manage to cope with their highly stigmatized role as social outcasts. The book explores how these individuals construct their sense of self. Diana Rickard provides a deeper understanding of the complex relationship between public policy and lived experience. Learn More
    £24.50

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  4. The Psychic Hold of Slavery

    What would it mean to "get over slavery"? Is such a thing possible? Is it even desirable? Featuring original essays from an array of established and emerging scholars in the interdisciplinary field of African American studies, The Psychic Hold of Slavery offers a nuanced dialogue upon these questions. Learn More
    £26.95

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  5. Empowering Men of Color on Campus

    Examines how men of colour negotiate college through their engagement in Brothers for United Success (B4US), an institutionally-based male-centred program at an Hispanic Serving Institution. The authors introduce the concept of educational agency, which is harboured in cultural wealth and demonstrates how ongoing B4US engagement empowers the men's efforts and abilities to persist in college. Learn More
    £98.95

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  6. Lesson Plans

    Takes readers into the everyday worlds of teacher training, and reveals the complexities and dilemmas they confront as they learn how to perform a job that many people assume anybody can do. Using rich qualitative data, Everitt analyzes how people make sense of their prospective jobs as teachers, and how their introduction to this profession is shaped by institutionalized rules and practices. Learn More
    £100.00

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  7. Biographical Ruptures and Their Repair

    This work attempts to bridge the theoretical, methodological, and practice oriented issues revolving around the notion of biographical ruptures and their repairs from cultural psychological perspectives in order to bring novel understandings to the debateof what it means to be a developing human being in an ever changing world. Learn More
    £92.50

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  8. Toxic Ivory Towers

    Documents the professional work experiences of under-represented minority (URM) faculty in US higher education, and simultaneously addresses the social and economic inequalities in their life course trajectory. This is the first book to take a look at the institutional factors impacting the ability of URM faculty to flourish in academia. Learn More
    £100.00

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  9. Modernity and Subjectivity

    This work proposes a new view of modernity, arguing that although it may variously be associated wtih the Renaissance, the discovery of the New World and other significant ruptures with primitive or premodern society, modernity fails as an idea if it only defines itself against what it replaces. Learn More
    £19.95

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  10. A Unified Theory of Collective Action and Social Change

    Theorists assume that people are unable to coordinate strategies, but this book suggests this is an implausible proposition. It seeks to show how individuals gauge the value of their participation in a given endeavor, and how they calibrate their decisions with those of other group members. Learn More
    £71.50

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  11. Toxic Ivory Towers

    Documents the professional work experiences of under-represented minority (URM) faculty in US higher education, and simultaneously addresses the social and economic inequalities in their life course trajectory. This is the first book to take a look at the institutional factors impacting the ability of URM faculty to flourish in academia. Learn More
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  12. Weighty Problems

    Missing from debates over what caused the rise in childhood obesity and how to fix it are the children themselves. By investigating how contemporary cultural discourses of childhood obesity are experienced by children, Laura Backstrom illustrates how deeply fat stigma is internalized during the early socialization experiences of children. Learn More
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  13. Psychiatric Encounters

    Presents an intimate portrait of a public inpatient psychiatric facility in the Southeastern state of Yucatan, Mexico. Psychiatric Encounters considers the large- and small-scale obstacles to quality care encountered by doctors and patients alike as they struggle to live and act like human beings under inhumane conditions. Learn More
    £83.95

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  14. Social Psychology

    Uses a true storytelling approach to educate readers about the potential of research in the field to shed light on influences on human behaviour. Each chapter elaborates on the applications of social psychology to health and law, explores the dark and light side of social psychology, and provides students with opportunities to think like a social psychologist. Learn More
    £200.00

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  15. Mindful Sport Performance Enhancement

    All athletes and coaches know that peak performance requires more than just physical exertion. There is a psychological component as well. This book serves as a comprehensive resource on the history, theory, and practice of mindfulness in sport, and offers an exciting approach to performance enhancement for athletes and coaches at all levels, from amateur to professional. Learn More
    £49.50

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  16. Researcher Race

    Examines the role of researcher race in social science research. This book highlights the interaction of researcher and participant race in shaping data that is collected. It makes the researcher’s position visible via interview excerpts from a qualitative study in order to deconstruct researcher race effects in research. The book includes passages from a qualitative research study with a sample of 20 Black-identified and 20 White-identified participants, as well as a Black and a White researcher. Learn More
    £92.50

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