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Putting Psychology in Its Place Critical Historical Introduction

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ISBN-10: 1841692344

ISBN-13: 9781841692340

Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Graham Richards

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Description:

This book introduces the debates in psychology in an accessible way, making it suitable for beginners as well as those with some knowledge. A range of issues are covered from psychology and women, to a more traditional subject such as behaviourism.
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Book details

List price: $44.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 6/28/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

List of illustrations
Preface to second edition
Preface
Origins and theories
Introduction: Psychology and history
Before Psychology: 1600-1850
Founding Psychology: evolution and experimentation
William James and the origins of American Psychology
Behaviourism
Gestalt Psychology
Cognitive Psychology
Some topics
Looking at perception
Psychology and the brain
Memory: some points to remember
Personality: Psychology and who you are
Social Psychology
Applied Psychology
Psychology's subjects
Psychology and the meanings of madness
Psychological uses of animals
Psychology and the child
Psychology and gender
Two general issues
Some problems with measurement
Psychology and language
Three cultural entanglements
Psychology meets religion
Psychology and 'race'
Psychology and war
Epilogue
Glossary
Name Index
Subject Index
Timeline