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The Etherized WifePrivilege and Power in Sex Therapy Discourse

The Etherized Wife: Privilege and Power in Sex Therapy Discourse

Leslie Margolin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190061203
eISBN:
9780190061234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190061203.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The Etherized Wife provides a comprehensive examination of the evolution of sex therapy through the prism of gender. The book makes the argument that in sex therapy, like other domains of life in ... More

Moral AcrobaticsHow We Avoid Ethical Ambiguity by Thinking in Black and White

Moral Acrobatics: How We Avoid Ethical Ambiguity by Thinking in Black and White

Philippe Rochat

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190057657
eISBN:
9780190057688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190057657.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Pure monsters do not exist. That is difficult for us to fathom. Terrorists and other serial killers massacre innocent people, yet are perfectly capable of loving their own parents, neighbors, and ... More

The PossibleA Sociocultural Theory

The Possible: A Sociocultural Theory

Vlad P. Glăveanu

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197520499
eISBN:
9780197520529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197520499.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This book explores an eminently human phenomenon: our capacity to engage with the possible, to go beyond what is present, visible, or given in our existence. Possibility studies are an emerging field ... More

Beyond the Tyranny of TestingRelational Evaluation in Education

Beyond the Tyranny of Testing: Relational Evaluation in Education

Kenneth J. Gergen and Scherto R. Gill

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190872762
eISBN:
9780197529225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872762.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Practices of assessment in education are byproducts of a bygone era. When testing and grades become the very goals of education, learning suffers, along with the well-being of students and teachers. ... More

Stories Changing LivesNarratives and Paths toward Social Change

Stories Changing Lives: Narratives and Paths toward Social Change

Corinne Squire (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190864750
eISBN:
9780190864781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864750.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Personal narratives’ relation to social change is a frequent topic in the narrative-psychological and wider narrative social science literature. It is, indeed, a driving interest for many of those ... More

How Children Invented HumanityThe Role of Development in Human Evolution

How Children Invented Humanity: The Role of Development in Human Evolution

David F. Bjorklund

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190066864
eISBN:
9780190066895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190066864.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Infants and children are the often-ignored heroes when it comes to understanding human evolution. Evolutionary pressures acted upon the young of our ancestors more powerfully than on adults. Changes ... More

ThreatsIntimidation and Its Discontents

Threats: Intimidation and Its Discontents

David P. Barash

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190055295
eISBN:
9780197523209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190055295.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This book studies situations in which individuals threaten each other or feel threatened by society, and often respond in ways that threaten social stability in turn. Animals also engage in all sorts ... More

MetagnosisRevelatory Narratives of Health and Identity

Metagnosis: Revelatory Narratives of Health and Identity

Danielle Spencer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197510766
eISBN:
9780197510797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510766.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book identifies and names the phenomenon of metagnosis: the experience of newly learning in adulthood of a long-standing condition. It can occur when the condition has remained undetected (e.g., ... More

Handbook of Political Violence and ChildrenPsychosocial Effects, Intervention, and Prevention Policy

Handbook of Political Violence and Children: Psychosocial Effects, Intervention, and Prevention Policy

Charles W. Greenbaum, Muhammad M. Haj-Yahia, and Carolyn Hamilton (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190874551
eISBN:
9780190874582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874551.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

A major goal of this volume is to create a forum for the integration of three areas: theory and research on the effects of exposure to political violence (EPV), intervention to aid victims of EPV, ... More

Inner DemocracyEmpowering the Mind Against a Polarizing Society

Inner Democracy: Empowering the Mind Against a Polarizing Society

Hubert J. M. Hermans

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197501023
eISBN:
9780197501054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197501023.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book investigates the psychological background of contemporary societal problems such as hate speech, authoritarianism, and divisive forms of identity politics. As a response to these phenomena, ... More

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