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A History of Psychology

A History of Psychology Author Eric Shiraev
ISBN-10 9781483323954
Release 2014-02-04
Pages 520
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Offering a fresh, accessible, and global approach to the history of psychology, the fully revised Second Edition of Eric B. Shiraev’s A History of Psychology: A Global Perspective, provides a thorough view of psychology’s progressive and evolving role in society and how its interaction with culture has developed throughout history, from ancient times through the Middle Ages and the modern period to the current millennium. Taking an inclusive approach, the book addresses contemporary and classic themes and theories with discussion of psychology's applications and its development in many cultures and countries. High-interest topics, including the validity of psychological knowledge and volunteerism, offer readers the opportunity to apply the history of psychology to their own lives.



A History of Psychology A Global Perspective

A History of Psychology  A Global Perspective Author Eric Shiraev
ISBN-10 9781412973830
Release 2010-10-05
Pages 533
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This text provides a fresh and engaging perspective on psychology’s history, covering the discipline’s development around the world and highlighting its interdisciplinary nature. It offers comprehensive coverage of both classical and contemporary systems of thought, connects psychology to evolving society and culture from ancient times to today, and provides scores of contemporary applications that draw students into the topic. Clarity of coverage, illustrative examples, visual aids, and critical thinking questions make this text enjoyable for instructor and student alike.



A History of Psychology

A History of Psychology Author Eric Shiraev
ISBN-10 9781483305509
Release 2010-10-04
Pages 560
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This text provides a fresh and engaging perspective on psychology's history, covering the discipline's development around the world and highlighting its interdisciplinary nature. It offers comprehensive coverage of both classical and contemporary systems of thought, connects psychology to evolving society and culture from ancient times to today, and provides scores of contemporary applications that draw students into the topic. Clarity of coverage, illustrative examples, visual aids, and critical thinking questions make this text enjoyable for instructor and student alike.



The History of Japanese Psychology

The History of Japanese Psychology Author Brian J. McVeigh
ISBN-10 9781474283090
Release 2016-12-15
Pages 336
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Through a focus on the contributions of pioneers such as Motora Yujiro (1858–1912) and Matsumoto Matataro (1865–1943), this book explores the origins of Japanese psychology, charting cross-cultural connections, commonalities, and the transition from religious–moralistic to secular–scientific definitions of human nature. Emerging at the intersection of philosophy, pedagogy, physiology, and physics, psychology in the late 19th and early 20th centuries confronted the pressures of industrialization and became allied with attempts to integrate individual subjectivities into larger institutions and organizations. Such social management was accomplished through Japan's establishment of a schooling system that incorporated psychological research, making educational practices both products of and the driving force behind changing notions of selfhood. In response to new forms of labor and loyalty, applied psychology led to or became implicated in personality tests, personnel selection, therapy, counseling, military science, colonial policies, and "national spirit.†? The birth of Japanese psychology, however, was more than a mere adaptation to the challenges of modernity: it heralded a transformation of the very mental processes it claimed to be exploring. With detailed appendices, tables and charts to provide readers with a meticulous and thorough exploration of the subject and adopting a truly comparative perspective, The History of Japanese Psychology is a unique study that will be valuable to students and scholars of Japanese intellectual history and the history of psychology.



Poverty and Psychology

Poverty and Psychology Author Stuart C. Carr
ISBN-10 9781461500292
Release 2012-12-06
Pages 320
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This volume is constituted of a collection of leading contributions, each focusing on understanding the global dynamics of poverty and wealth together, from a psychological (particularly social psychological) perspective. It is one of few (if any) books on the subject that combines psychological theory and research with community development and practice.



An Introduction to Social Psychology

An Introduction to Social Psychology Author James Alcock
ISBN-10 9781473907355
Release 2014-07-21
Pages 656
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Psychology recognises no borders. The relationships between people and the groups they form are determined by similar principles no matter where in the world they come from. This book has been written to introduce students from all countries and backgrounds to the exciting field of social psychology. Recognising the limitations that come from studying the subject through the lens of any one culture, James Alcock and Stan Sadava have crafted a truly international social psychology book for the modern era. Based on classic and cutting-edge scholarship from across the world, An Introduction to Social Psychology encourages mastery of the basics as well as critical thinking. Incorporating relevant insights from social neuroscience, evolutionary theory and positive psychology, it offers: Chapters on crowd behaviour and applied social psychology Discussion of new means of social interaction, including social media Relevant insights from social neuroscience, evolutionary theory and positive psychology A companion website at study.sagepub.com/alcocksadava featuring extensive additional resources for students and instructors



A History of Psychology in Metascientific Perspective

A History of Psychology in Metascientific Perspective Author K.B. Madsen
ISBN-10 0080867073
Release 1988-06-01
Pages 604
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Two fields of interest are combined in this volume: the history of science and the theory, or philosophy, of science (metascience). The result is a history of psychology with emphasis placed upon a metascientific analysis of the work of fourteen psychologists from various periods. Each analysis is set in historical context; a period or school is discussed in each chapter, together with a metascientific analysis of some major works from the respective period or school. The author employs a metascientific descriptive system or `systematology' developed during more than 30 years of work on comparative, metascientific studies of about 50 psychological theories. The results of those studies have been published in previous works. These analyses are also used here for verifying T.S. Kuhn's much-debated theory about the `revolutionary' development of sciences. The author revises Kuhn's theory and shows that it can be applied to the history of psychology. Thus, in a Kuhnian sense, psychology may be said to have had two `normal periods' and two `periods of crisis' leading to school formation.



A History of Digital Media

A History of Digital Media Author Gabriele Balbi
ISBN-10 9781351807234
Release 2018-04-24
Pages 282
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From the punch card calculating machine to the personal computer to the iPhone and more, this in-depth text offers a comprehensive introduction to digital media history for students and scholars across media and communication studies, providing an overview of the main turning points in digital media and highlighting the interactions between political, business, technical, social, and cultural elements throughout history. With a global scope and an intermedia focus, this book enables students and scholars alike to deepen their critical understanding of digital communication, adding an understudied historical layer to the examination of digital media and societies. Discussion questions, a timeline, and previously unpublished tables and maps are included to guide readers as they learn to contextualize and critically analyze the digital technologies we use every day.



Internationalizing the History of Psychology

Internationalizing the History of Psychology Author Adrian C. Brock
ISBN-10 0814799442
Release 2006-10-01
Pages 260
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While the U.S. was dominant in the development of psychology for much of the twentieth century, other countries have experienced significant growth in this area since the end of World War II. The percentage of those in the discipline who live and work in the United States has been growing smaller, and it is now impossible to completely understand the field if developments in psychology outside of the U.S. are ignored.This volume brings together luminaries in the field from around the world, including Ruben Ardila, Geoffrey Blowers, Kurt Danziger, Aydan Gulerce, John D. Hogan and Thomas P. Vaccaro, Johann Louw, Fathali M. Moghaddam and Naomi Lee, Anand Paranjpe, Irmingard Staeuble and Cecilia Taiana. Rather than presenting descriptive accounts of psychology in particular countries, each raises core issues concerning what an international perspective can contribute to the history of psychology and to our understanding of psychology as a whole.For too long, much of what we have taken to be the history of psychology has actually been the history of American psychology. This volume, ideal for student use and for those in the field, illuminates how what we have been missing may change our views of the nature of psychology and its history.



Even the Rat was White a Historical View of Psychology

Even the Rat was White a Historical View of Psychology Author Robert V. Guthrie
ISBN-10 UOM:49015002815893
Release 2004
Pages 282
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Even The Rat Was White views history from all perspectives in the quest for historical accuracy. Histories and other background materials are presented in detail concerning early African-American psychologists and their scientific contributions, as well as their problems, views, and concerns of the field of social psychology. Archival documents that are not often found in mainstream resources are uncovered through the use of journals and magazines, such as the Journal of Black Psychology, the Journal of Negro Education, and Crisis.



A History of Psychology

A History of Psychology Author William Douglas Woody
ISBN-10 9781134837083
Release 2017-03-27
Pages 600
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A History of Psychology: The Emergence of Science and Applications, Sixth Edition, traces the history of psychology from antiquity through the early 21st century, giving students a thorough look into psychology’s origins and key developments in basic and applied psychology. This new edition includes extensive coverage of the proliferation of applied fields since the mid-twentieth century and stronger emphases on the biological basis of psychology, new statistical techniques and qualitative methodologies, and emerging therapies. Other areas of emphasis include the globalization of psychology, the growth of interest in health psychology, the resurgence of interest in motivation, and the importance of ecopsychology and environmental psychology. Substantially revised and updated throughout, this book retains and improves its strengths from prior editions, including its strong scholarly foundation and scholarship from groups too often omitted from psychological history, including women, people of color, and scholars from outside the United States. This book also aims to engage and inspire students to recognize the power of history in their own lives and studies, to connect history to the present and the future, and to think critically and historically. For additional resources, consult the Companion Website at www.routledge.com/cw/woody where instructors will find lecture slides and outlines; testbanks; and how-to sources for teaching History and Systems of Psychology courses; and students will find review a timeline; review questions; complete glossary; and annotated links to relevant resources.



Health Psychology in Global Perspective

Health Psychology in Global Perspective Author Frances E. Aboud
ISBN-10 0761909419
Release 1998-03-09
Pages 329
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What do we know about health in other countries? How can we use explanations from health psychology to understand health issues around the world? This volume uses health psychology to compare health issues faced by people in developing and developed countries. Taking a broad social science perspective, Frances E Aboud brings mainstream health psychology concepts to bear on the problems of international health. She also: integrates findings from psychology with literature from other disciplines such as epidemiology, education, anthropology and nursing; and brings cross-cultural issues to bear on concepts and theories in health psychology. International health statistics and social science research methods applied to health i



Personality Theories

Personality Theories Author Eric Shiraev
ISBN-10 9781483312774
Release 2016-09-28
Pages 536
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Personality Theories: A Global View by leading scholar Eric Shiraev takes a dynamic, integrated, and cross-cultural approach to the study of personality. The text is organized around three general questions: Where did personality theories come from? How did the theorists study facts? How do we apply personality theories now? These questions provide a consistent focus on social context, interdisciplinary science, and applications. Going beyond traditional research from the Western tradition, the book also covers theories and studies rooted in the experiences of other countries and cultures.



Global Perspectives in Family Therapy

Global Perspectives in Family Therapy Author Kit S. Ng
ISBN-10 9781135451455
Release 2004-11-23
Pages 248
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Global Perspectives in Family Therapy: Development, Practice, Trends provides an overview of the development of the family and the issues and concerns they are faced with in different cultural contexts. Contributions from experts in the field expand on the different aspects on the historical beginnings, current developments, training issues, theoretical variations, future trends, and research potential in family therapy throughout 14 countries. It explores the diverse cultural approach to family therapy and suggests various clinical interventions that are helpful to clinicians dealing with families from different countries, including case studies, vignettes and research outcomes of family therapy overseas.



Energy Poverty and Vulnerability

Energy Poverty and Vulnerability Author Neil Simcock
ISBN-10 9781351865289
Release 2017-09-07
Pages 264
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Human health and well being are closely intertwined with the ability to access affordable and modern domestic energy services, including heating, cooling, lighting, cooking, and information technology. Energy poverty is said to occur when such amenities cannot be secured up to a socially- and physically- necessitated level. Millions of people across the world suffer from energy poverty due to a combination of financial, social and technical circumstances. Energy Poverty and Vulnerability provides novel and critical perspectives on the drivers and consequences of energy-related injustices in the home. Drawing together original research conducted by leading experts, the book offers fresh and innovative insights into the ways in which hitherto unexplored factors such as cultural norms, environmental conditions and household needs combine to shape vulnerability to energy poverty. Case studies from a wide range of countries are presented, thus providing the first globally-integrated account of a policy and research domain that has previously been divided between the Global South and North. An examination of the diverse manifestations of energy poverty is supplemented by an identification of this condition’s shared and context-specific causes. Conveying policy-relevant insights that can inform decision-making, this book can be of great interest to students and scholars of energy demand, social justice, and sustainability transitions, as well as decision-makers and practitioners who wish to find out more about this complex issue.



Women Gender and Human Rights

Women  Gender  and Human Rights Author Marjorie Agosín
ISBN-10 0813529832
Release 2001
Pages 339
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The 1948 United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights expresses the credo that all human beings are created free and equal. But not until 1995 did the United Nations declare that women's rights to be human rights, and bring gender issues into the global arena for the first time. The subordination of indigenous and minority women, ethnic cleansing, and the struggle for reproductive rights are some of the most pressing issues facing women worldwide. Women, Gender, and Human Rights is the first collection of essays that encompass a global perspective on women and a wide range of issues, including political and domestic violence, education, literacy, and reproductive rights. Most of the articles were written expressly for this volume by internationally known experts in the fields of government, bioethics, medicine, public affairs, literature, history, anthropology, law, and psychology.



Facing Fear

Facing Fear Author Michael Laffan
ISBN-10 9781400845248
Release 2012-10-14
Pages 288
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Fear is ubiquitous but slippery. It has been defined as a purely biological reality, derided as an excuse for cowardice, attacked as a force for social control, and even denigrated as an unnatural condition that has no place in the disenchanted world of enlightened modernity. In these times of institutionalized insecurity and global terror, Facing Fear sheds light on the meaning, diversity, and dynamism of fear in multiple world-historical contexts, and demonstrates how fear universally binds us to particular presents but also to a broad spectrum of memories, stories, and states in the past. From the eighteenth-century Peruvian highlands and the California borderlands to the urban cityscapes of contemporary Russia and India, this book collectively explores the wide range of causes, experiences, and explanations of this protean emotion. The volume contributes to the thriving literature on the history of emotions and destabilizes narratives that have often understood fear in very specific linguistic, cultural, and geographical settings. Rather, by using a comparative, multidisciplinary framework, the book situates fear in more global terms, breaks new ground in the historical and cultural analysis of emotions, and sets out a new agenda for further research. In addition to the editors, the contributors are Alexander Etkind, Lisbeth Haas, Andreas Killen, David Lederer, Melani McAlister, Ronald Schechter, Marla Stone, Ravi Sundaram, and Charles Walker.