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This comprehensive introductory psychology book is well-known for its pioneering focus on the development of critical thinking skills crucial to the readers' success. This book is regarded for the liveliness, warmth, and clarity of its writing style, continuing its tradition of integrating gender, culture, and ethnicity throughout.
This accessible introductory text addresses the core knowledge domain of research methods. It provides concise coverage of the central concepts, techniques, problems and debates in this key area, while encouraging a critical approach and developing students' higher level skills.
Activities help readers build the underpinning generic critical thinking and transferable skills they need in order to become independent learners, and to meet the relevant requirements of their programme of study.
The text provides core information on designing psychology research studies with key chapters on both quantitative and qualitative designs. Other chapters look at ethics, common problems, and advances and innovations.
The perfectly choreographed learning experience!
Islamism has emerged as one of the most significant political ideologies of the twenty-first century. From the Islamic Revolution in Iran to the grinding struggle of Hezbollah in Lebanon and the devastating 9/11 attacks by al-QuÆida, Islam has become both a critical discourse and a framework for active resistance, which levels a potent challenge against the ideals of modern secularism and the structures of Western hegemony.
his first European adaptation of Anita Woolfolk's market-leading text Educational Psychology is unrivalled in its field and is essential reading for anyone studying or interested in education from a psychological perspective. Thoroughly rewritten in a European context, this truly comprehensive book blends cutting edge theory and the latest international research with a wealth of examples, practical applications and tips from experienced educational practitioners, working in a broad range of settings.
Advice involves recommendations on what to think; through thought, on what to choose; and via choices, on how to act. Advice is information that moves by communication, from advisors to the recipient of advice.
Taking a front-line view,The Conflict Survival Kit: Tools for Resolving Conflict at Workfocuses on topics supervisors, team leads and managers need to know to address conflict in organizations. Each chapter succinctly explains conflict theories, frameworks and models, while focusing on important interpersonal and management skills. This classroom text and on-the-job guide presents strategies that can be used immediately in the workplace and provides hands-on practice throughout. Fully updated in this edition, it includes a new section on cultural communication differences, more on mediation, strategies for staying calm during confrontation and a section on managing bullying in the workplace.
The authors' aim in this book is to focus on revenge as a neglected and insufficiently understood psychological mechanism in a broad spectrum ranging from the many and varied revenge acts of everyday life to the extreme societal destructiveness of genocide. Are perpetrators always avengers? What is the destructive potential of ordinary people? Envy, narcissistic wounds and rage are important themes with links to our ancestors. Human affects are central for attachment, symbolization and memory. How we deal with trauma will have an effect on the outcome of the revenge spiral.
This book provides a comprehensive and substantive basis for understanding temperament, personality, development, and the links among them. Importantly, and a rare accomplishment, it also provides useful insights into how temperamental differences affect individuals' everyday lives, their achievements, and their problems. The book is grounded in solid theory and evidence but reflects Rothbart’s sensitivity to children, parents, and families. She is an eminent developmental researcher who brings real clinical insights to an important topic. A 'must read.