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Issues, debates and approaches in psychology

Author: Ian Fairholm
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Series: Palgrave insights in psychology
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Psychology is a discipline that comprises various schools of thought, with each taking a different position on key issues, such as ethics and the nature vs. nurture debate. In this concise introduction, Fairholm focuses on the biological, behaviorist, cognitive, psychodynamic, and humanist approaches, and explores the differences in their standpoints"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Fairholm
ISBN: 9780230295377 0230295371
OCLC Number: 747533330
Description: x, 218 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction and Overview --
Ethical Issues in Psychology --
The Nature and Nurture Debate --
Gender Bias --
Cultural Bias --
Determinism and Free Will --
Reductionism --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Palgrave insights in psychology
Responsibility: Ian Fairholm.
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'A fascinating insight into psychology "behind the scenes". Ian Fairholm has written an authoritative and accessible account of what makes the subject of psychology really tick.' - Mike Cardwell, Read more...

 
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