The book begins by systematically addressing each separate specialist area of psychology, before going on to consider how aspects of critical psychology transcend the divisions that mark the discipline. The final part of the volume explores the variety of cultural and political standpoints that have made critical psychology such a vibrant contested terrain of debate.
Named a Best Reference by Library Journal in its first edition, this comprehensive revision now covers discoveries based in neuroscience, evidence-based practice and mindfulness, as well as new findings in social, developmental, and forensic psychology.
A reader's guide at the beginning of this resource organizes topics into broader categories, such as cultural concerns, ethnic groups, indigenous concerns, measurement, sociological issues, and treatment. Some entries have extensive bibliographies; cross-references are plentiful.