Psychology

Social Psychology

John D. DeLamater, Daniel J. Myers, Jessica L. Collett

Eighth Edition • July 29, 2014 • 736 pages

Print: $95.00 USD/$123.50 CAD • Ebook: $59.99 USD/$59.99 CAD

Written by well-known sociologists John D. DeLamater, Daniel J. Myers, and Jessica L. Collett, this fully revised and updated edition of Social Psychology is a highly accessible and engaging exploration of the question “what is it that makes us who we are?” With hundreds of real-world examples, figures, and photographs…

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Intelligence, Race, and Genetics: Conversations With Arthur R. Jensen

Frank Miele

First Edition • August 1, 2004 • 256 pages

Print: $42.00 USD/$56.50 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$28.99 CAD

In a series of provocative conversations with Skeptic magazine senior editor Frank Miele, renowned University of California-Berkeley psychologist Arthur R. Jensen details the evolution of his thoughts on the nature of intelligence, tracing an intellectual odyssey that leads from the programs of the Great Society to the Bell Curve Wars…

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Mystical Society: An Emerging Social Vision

Philip Wexler

First Edition • November 1, 2000 • 176 pages

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In Mystical Society Philip Wexler, a well-known critical theorist with a background in social psychology and a special interest in spirituality, examines the revitalization of spirituality manifesting itself in society and in education. Describing what he calls cultural changes toward the sacred, he documents a cultural shift, brought about by…

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Persons and Their Minds: A Philosophical Investigation

Elmer Sprague

First Edition • July 1, 1999 • 208 pages

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Persons and Their Minds compares the conflicting claims of mindism and personism and argues for placing persons at the center of philosophy of mind. Mindism stems from Descartes, takes the spectator stance, and makes the mind the subject of mental verbs such as know, think, and believe. Personism stems from…

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Group Performance and Interaction

Craig D Parks; Lawrence J Sanna

First Edition • November 18, 1998 • 296 pages

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Unlike clinical psychologists, social psychologists examine the group as a vehicle for interaction and performance. They are interested in such topics as how groups make decisions, how working with others influences individual performance, and how conflict arises and is resolved within and between groups. Group Performance and Interaction is the…

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Children of the Great Depression: 25th Anniversary Edition

Glen H Elder

First Edition • September 1, 1998 • 470 pages

Print: $50.00 USD/$68.99 CAD • Ebook: $33.99 USD/$39.99 CAD

In this highly acclaimed work first published in 1974, Glen H. Elder Jr. presents the first longitudinal study of a Depression cohort. He follows 167 individuals born in 1920—1921 from their elementary school days in Oakland, California, through the 1960s. Using a combined historical, social, and psychological approach, Elder assesses…

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Minds of Their Own: Thinking and Awareness in Animals

Lesley J Rogers

First Edition • July 31, 1998 • 224 pages

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Do animals have ideas? Do they experience pain like humans? Do they think about objects that they cannot see? About situations that have occurred in the past? Do they consciously make plans for the future or do they simply react unthinkingly to objects as they appear and situations as they…

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Latina Realities: Essays on Healing, Migration, and Sexuality

Oliva Espin

First Edition • September 12, 1997 • 218 pages

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A retrospective of fifteen years, this book brings together, for the first time, Oliva Espín’s previously published articles and conference papers. Together, these writings reveal the complexity and encompassing quality of Espín’s most significant contributions to the contemporary debates within psychology. Topics include sexuality, therapy with Latinas and other women…

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Troubling the Angels: Women Living with HIV/AIDS

Patricia A Lather; Christine S Smithies

First Edition • June 4, 1997 • 288 pages

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Educator Patti Lather and psychologist Chris Smithies observed and chronicled support groups for women diagnosed with HIV. Whether black, Latina, poor, or middle class, the women in these groups share the common bond of living with HIV/AIDS, and they describe how it affects their lives in terms full of practical…

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Through the Looking Glass: Women and Borderline Personality Disorder

Dana Becker

First Edition • June 20, 1997 • 224 pages

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To what extent is borderline personality disorder (BPD) a truly female affliction given how women are socialized? This and other questions are addressed within the context of the historical relationship between women and madness, as well as women’s often-strained relationship with the psychiatric profession. In a refreshing look at the…

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