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Handbook of Advances in Culture and Psychology, Volume 7

by Michele J. Gelfand, Chi-yue Chiu & Ying-yi Hong

With applications throughout the social sciences, culture and psychology is a rapidly growing field that has experienced a surge in publications over the last decade. From this proliferation of books, chapters,...


The Oxford Handbook of Social Psychology and Social Justice

by Phillip L. Hammack

The twentieth century witnessed not only the devastation of war, conflict, and injustice on a massive scale, but it also saw the emergence of social psychology as a discipline committed to addressing these and...


The Origins of Happiness

by Andrew E. Clark, Sarah Flèche, Richard Layard & Nattavudh Powdthavee et al.

What makes people happy? Why should governments care about people’s well-being? How would policy change if well-being was the main objective? The Origins of Happiness seeks to revolutionize how we think about...


Gender, Sex, and Sexualities

by Nancy Dess, Jeanne Marecek & Leslie Bell

For decades, the field of gender, sex, and sexualities has been a focal point of increasing interest. This inquiry has been ignited by successive waves of dramatic social change, chief among them: the re-emergence...


The Philosophy of Quantitative Methods

by Brian D. Haig

The Philosophy of Quantitative Methods focuses on the conceptual foundations of research methods within the behavioral sciences. In particular, it undertakes a close philosophical examination of a variety of...


The Moral Punishment Instinct

by Jan-Willem van Prooijen

Punishment of offenders is one of the most universal features of human behavior. Across time and cultures it has been common for people to punish offenders, and one can easily find examples of punishment among...


The Oxford Handbook of Workplace Discrimination

by Adrienne J. Colella & Eden B. King

Increasing workplace diversity has given rise to growing intergroup challenges that persistently manifest in discrimination. An emerging science in psychology, sociology, and management has yielded useful evidence...


The Psychological and Cultural Foundations of East Asian Cognition

by Julie Spencer-Rodgers & Kaiping Peng

The unprecedented economic growth in many East Asian societies in the few past decades have placed the region center stage, and increasing globalization has made East-West cultural understanding of even greater...


Collaborative Remembering

by Michelle L. Meade, Celia B. Harris, Penny Van Bergen & John Sutton et al.

We remember in social contexts. We reminisce about the past together, collaborate to remember shared experiences, and, even when we are alone, we remember in the context of our communities and cultures. Taking...


Diary Methods

by Lauri L. Hyers

Qualitative diary research is a unique tool with strengths that set it apart from other research methods. The diary prioritizes events embedded in context and time, a perspective that serves to destabilize constants,...


The Ethics of Storytelling

by Hanna Meretoja

Against the backdrop of the polarized debate on the ethical significance of storytelling, Hanna Meretoja's The Ethics of Storytelling: Narrative Hermeneutics, History, and the Possible develops a nuanced framework...


Reputation

by Gloria Origgi, Stephen Holmes & Noga Arikha

A compelling exploration of how reputation affects every aspect of contemporary life

Reputation touches almost everything, guiding our behavior and choices in countless ways. But it is also shrouded in mystery....


Psychiatry of Workplace Dysfunction

by Group for Advancement of Psychiatry Committee on Work and Organizations

Work is essential to healthy and adaptive human psychological functioning. The work ethic couples work and reward in order to endow work with meaning, and a healthy workplace supports relationships and behaviors...


Unequal Foundations

by Steven Hitlin & Sarah K. Harkness

Unequal Foundations offers readers a novel theory and a unique use of cross-cultural data to assert that the level of economic inequality in a society is reflected in the emotional experience of its members....


The Oxford Handbook of Stigma, Discrimination, and Health

by Brenda Major, John F. Dovidio & Bruce G. Link

Stigma leads to poorer health. Edited by Brenda Major, John F. Dovidio, and Bruce G. Link, The Oxford Handbook of Stigma, Discrimination, and Health provides compelling evidence from various disciplines in support...


Big Mind

by Geoff Mulgan

A new field of collective intelligence has emerged in the last few years, prompted by a wave of digital technologies that make it possible for organizations and societies to think at large scale. This “bigger...


The Oxford Handbook of the Human Essence

by John F. Dovidio & Martijn van Zomeren

What is the human essence? Although typically viewed as one of the big questions in philosophy, exploring the human essence requires a deep and comprehensive understanding of the human condition and thus social...


The Oxford Handbook of Hope

by Matthew W. Gallagher & Shane J. Lopez

Hope has long been a topic of interest for psychologists, philosophers, educators, and physicians. In the past few decades, researchers from various disciplines and from around the world have studied how hope...


Entangled Narratives

by Lars-Christer Hyden

As people are living longer on average than ever before, the number of those with dementia will increase. Because many will live a considerable time at home with their diagnosis, we need to know more about the...


Organizational Learning and Performance

by Ryan Smerek

In Organizational Learning and Performance: The Science and Practice of Building a Learning Culture, Ryan Smerek combines organizational examples with insights from research, to provide readers with a unique...