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© 1997

Perspectives in Psychology

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Part of the Introductory Psychology Series book series (IPS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Alison Wadeley, Ann Birch, Tony Malim
    Pages 1-18
  3. Alison Wadeley, Ann Birch, Tony Malim
    Pages 19-52
  4. Alison Wadeley, Ann Birch, Tony Malim
    Pages 53-80
  5. Alison Wadeley, Ann Birch, Tony Malim
    Pages 81-110
  6. Alison Wadeley, Ann Birch, Tony Malim
    Pages 111-150
  7. Alison Wadeley, Ann Birch, Tony Malim
    Pages 151-184
  8. Alison Wadeley, Ann Birch, Tony Malim
    Pages 185-219
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 220-240

About this book

Introduction

This second edition of this popular text is designed to meet the needs of teachers and students following new A and AS level Psychology syllabuses on either modular or terminal routes, as well as those on introductory psychology courses at degree level. This extensively revised and updated edition covers:

* major orientations in psychology and philosophical issues in psychology: including free-will and determinism and reductionism

* psychology and science biases in psychological theory and research, including advertising, propaganda, warfare and psychometric testing

* ethics in psychological research and practice

* ethics in socially sensitive research

Key concepts are clearly flagged and learning objectives are included in each chapter.

Keywords

ethics learning philosophy psychology

About the authors

ALISON WADELEY is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Bath Spa University College.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Perspectives in Psychology
  • Authors Ann Birch
    Tony Malim
    Alison Wadeley
  • Series Title Introductory Psychology Series
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-14273-6
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1997
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Religion & Philosophy Collection Philosophy and Religion (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-0-333-67507-6
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-349-14273-6
  • Edition Number 2
  • Number of Pages XIII, 256
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Previously published under the imprint Palgrave
  • Topics Psychology, general
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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