Doing Qualitative Analysis in Psychology
This is an edited text in which experienced reseachers show students how to go about doing qualtative analysis in psychology, using examples from their own research. The book contains examples of ten or more different ways of going about qualitative research in psychology, including two chapters which are devoted to the analysis of pictorial material, rather than interview data or text.

The contributors, in order of appearance, are: Rom HarrŽ, Mick Billig, Halla Bellof, Carol Sherrard, Nicky Hayes, Peter Stratton, Gerry Finn, Jonathan Smith, Tony Miller et. al., Nigel Lemon & Helen Taylor, and Nick Pidgeon & Karen Henwood.

All involved have agreed that any proceeds from this book will go to Amnesty International

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Teaching Introductory Psychology

This is a practical guide for people who are teaching introductory psychology courses. In it, Roz Brody and I brought together hundreds of little exercises, activities and other ways of bringing topics alive to students. We also included overviews of the significant teaching points which are worth highlighting when dealing with particular topics, suggestions for practical work, course outlines, and revision or assessment questions. The idea of the book was to set out some of the things which we have found useful when teaching the subject, so that new teachers could use it as a way in to more lively teaching (we hope), and experienced ones could use it to pick up a few more ideas. It's mapped on to the seven core texts in the LEA "Principles of Psychology" series, but since these represent fairly straightforward introductions to the various sections of psychology, we think it would be useful for teachers using other texts as well. Well, we hope it will, anyway!

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Principles of Social Psychology

This is one of the books in the "Principles of Social Psychology" series. It's a fairly straightforward introduction to social psychology, which has the advantage of being fairly small, and also quite cheap! In it, I have tried to cover the basic, well-established principles of social psychology as they are likely to appear on introductory courses, but also to bring in some of the newer approaches, like social representation theory, discourse analysis, and the like.

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Principles of Comparative Psychology

Like "Principles of Social Psychology", this book is also fairly small and reasonably cheap. It is designed to be a manageable first text which will introduce students to the subject, covering most of the important questions about animal behaviour which have occupied researchers. The book is written from an evolutionary perspective (of course) but not a sociobiological one: it approaches animal behaviour from the point of view of biodiversity rather than from a reductionist approach. It also deals with some of the hidden sociopolitical agendas underpinning some of the popularised versions of evolutionary theory, since these have been so influential in shaping debates about "human nature", and have so often used (incomplete) bits of comparative psychology as "evidence".


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