A History of Psychology

A History of Psychology : Globalization, Ideas, and Applications

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For advanced undergraduate History of Psychology courses; also appropriate for graduate-level seminar courses in the discipline. Comprehensive and engaging in subject matter, this text integrates materials from religion (Judaism, Christianity, and Muslim as well as Buddhism and Confucianism), philosophy, and biology into the historical development of psychology. It includes a treatment of issues in the local and global society, an extensive look at women and minorities, and integrates overarching psychological principles, ideas, and applications that have shaped and will shape the global history of psychology. It highlights the interaction between psychology and the environmental context in which the discipline developed.
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  • Hardback | 528 pages
  • 182.9 x 233.7 x 30.5mm | 929.88g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0130141232
  • 9780130141231

Table of contents

Part I: The Present: Globalization, Psychology, and History 1. Contemporary Psychology: Global Forces. 2. Psychology: The American Approach. 3. Nature of History and Methods of Study Part II: Early Philosophical and Biological Foundations of Scientific Psychology 4. Philosophical Foundations of Psychology 5. Biological Foundations of Psychology 6. Phrenology, Mesmerism, and Hypnosis 7. Associationism Part III: Schools of Psychology 8. Voluntarism and Structuralism 9. Functionalism 10. Behaviorism 11. Gestalt Psychology 12. Psychoanalysis 13. Beyond Psychoanalysis: Continuing Developments in Psychotherapy Part IV: Diversity in Psychology 14. Women in Psychology 15. Racial Diversity in Psychology 16. Psychology in Russia 17. Psychology in China 18. Indigenous Psychologies: Latin America, South Africa, and India-Asia Part V: Epilogue
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About Robert B. Lawson

Robert B. Lawson is Emeritus Professor at the University of Vermont, USA.
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