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Psychology of Poverty and Disadvantages

By: Ajit K. Dalal & Girishwar Misra (Eds)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 2000

Seller ID: 112569

ISBN: 8170228050

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Psychology of Poverty and Disadvantage is the most comprehensive and up to date analysis of the topic enriched by scholarly contributions of some of the leading psychologists in India, internationally acclaimed for their pioneering work in the field. The book puts the challenging theme of poverty and disadvantage in India in a refreshingly interdisciplinary perspective, provides an exhaustive review and systematic analysis of research in this area and opens up new avenues for psychological research on poverty and disadvantage by integrating the current knowledge into a theoretical framework. T... View more info

Deprivation: Its Social Roots and Psychological Consequences

By: Durganand Sinha, Rama Charan Tripathi and Girishwar Misra (Eds)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 1995

Seller ID: 112489

ISBN: 8170221625

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Socio-cultural and economic disadvantage has emerged as a focal theme of study in recent years. Psycho-social deprivation and its consequences have scarcely been systematically studied in the Indian social context where widespread poverty and socio-cultural inequalities play a decisive role in the growth of human personality. The present book brings together a collection of 14 papers by eminent psychologists, sociologists and political scientists read at an interdisciplinary symposium on ‘Psycho-Social Deprivation held at the U.G.C. Centre of Special Assistance on Psychological Study of Soc... View more info

Psychological Perspectives on Stress and Health

By: Girishwar Misra

Price: $40.57

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd: 1999

Seller ID: 700600

ISBN: 8170227852

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This volume brings into focus the critical issues in theory and research in the psychological study of stress and health. In particular, it emphasizes the role of diverse socio cultural factors in conceptualizing and analyzing stress and health related constructs and processes. Also it tries to lacate stress and health phenomena at different levels and diverse domains of human functioning. Printed Pages: 352. View more info

Psychological Theory and Teaching Profession Selected Essays by Prof. L.B. Tripathi

By: Girishwar Misra

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2006

Seller ID: 701133

ISBN: 8180692906

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This collection of 15 articles authored by Professor L.B. Tripathi provides an insider perspective on the themes of psychological theory and teaching profession. Addressing certain key concerns in the field of mainstream psychology, the book explores the growth points in the journey of experimental psychology. Further examining the state of affairs in contemporary psychology, the book takes stock of some methodological problems of deprivation studies and some erroneous beliefs of parents about their children. Also, it deals with the academic scenario in Indian universities and analyses the rol... View more info

Psychology and Societal Development: Paradigmatic and Social Concerns

By: Girishwar Misra

Price: $7.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 2006

Seller ID: 112568

ISBN: 8180692892

Condition: New


This volume tries to present the diverse concerns of psychology in the context of disciplinary and societal changes taking place in the contemporary period. Working on the premise that academic disciplines grow within the socio-cultural matrix, it maps the evolving landscape of psychology not only by examining the questions of science, culture, social policy but also by reflecting on the contributions of psychology towards a better understanding of some of the important issues facing the country like poverty, deprivation, quality of life, environment, family, values and prejudice. The book wil... View more info

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Psychology & Psychoanalysis (History of Science, Philosophy and Culture in Indian Civilization, Volume XIII, Part 3)

By: Girishwar Misra (ed.); D.P. Chattopadhyaya (Gen. Ed.)

Price: $74.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037871

ISBN: 8187586540

Condition: New


The volumes of the PROJECT ON THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE, PHILOSOPHY AND CULTURE IN INDIAN CIVILIZATION aim at discovering the main aspects of India's heritage and present them in an interrelated way. In spite of their unitary look, these volumes recognize the difference between the areas of material civilization and those of ideational culture. The project is not being executed by a single group of thinkers and writers who are methodologically uniform or ideologically identical in their commitments. The Project is marked by what may be called 'methodological pluralism'. Inspite of its primarily h... View more info