Putting Psychology in its Place: Critical Historical Perspectives (Fourth Edition)

Richards, Graham and Stenner, Paul (2022). Putting Psychology in its Place: Critical Historical Perspectives (Fourth Edition). London: Routledge.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003093848

Abstract

Written by esteemed Psychologists Graham Richards and Paul Stenner, this crucial text aims both to answer and raise questions about the role of psychology in modern society by critically examining issues such as how psychology developed and why psychoanalysis had such an impact. It discusses enduring underlying conceptual problems and examines how the discipline has changed to deal with contemporary social issues such as religion, race, and gender. The fourth edition features revised and updated chapters, though the core structure remains unchanged. The final chapter has been restructured and jointly re-written. The text is written in an imaginative style that is accessible to all.

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