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Sabates covers key topics in social psychology, utilizing empirical research and theoretical literature, while demonstrating how a distinctively Christian approach can offer fresh ideas and understandings. This volume offers a core text that makes use of a Christian theological perspective to explore what the science of psychology suggests to us about the nature of human social interaction.
This volume assembles leading scholars in disability and positive psychology to provide a comprehensive synthesis of the field. As the first handbook to approach disability from a strengths-based perspective, it provides a catalyst to accelerate the application of positive psychology to how disability is understood.
The Psychology of Personhood presents persons as irreducibly embodied and socially situated beings. Placing the study of persons at the centre of psychology, this book presents novel insights on the typical, everyday actions and experiences of persons in relation to each other and to the broader society.
Ron Comer’s brief text is ideal for introducing students to the realities of living with, treating, and researching psychological disorders. From his experiences as a practicing therapist, Comer draws a multitude of examples of real people and the disorders with which they struggle. From his extensive classroom experience, he presents the material in a way that connects to students’ lives.
This text engages critically with the classic studies of Developmental Psychology in order to reveal new ways of thinking both about them and about the ideas they explore. In effect, it shows how Developmental Psychology can be - and has been - taken forward in exciting ways through a careful re-examination of the core studies that lie at its heart.
This introductory guide, drawn from more than fifty years of classroom experience, provides students with a coherent framework for considering psychology from a Christian perspective. The authors explore biblical themes of human nature in relation to all major areas of psychology, showing how a Christian understanding of humans can inform the study of psychology.
To foster a deeper understanding of the interconnection of the social sciences, this overview by prominent social scientists gives an accessible, non-technical sense of how quantitative research is done in different areas. Readers will find out about models and ways of thinking in economics, history, sociology, political science, and psychology, which in turn they can bring back to their own work.
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