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History of Psychology

History of Psychology
Author: Robert Lawson - Jean Graham - Kristin Baker
ISBN 13: 9780130141231
ISBN 10: 130141232
Edition: 1
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2006-07-11
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 528
List Price: $200.00

This comprehensive and engaging history presents psychology as a global science, discusses the nature and methods of historical analysis, and integrates overarching psychological principles, ideas, and applications that have shaped the global history of psychology. The volume integrates materials from religion, philosophy and biology into the historical development of psychology and contextualizes developments in psychology by including a treatment of issues in the local culture, society, and global culture. This volume examines psychology as it relates to globalization, psychology, and history, early philosophical and biological foundations of scientific psychology, the schools of psychology including Voluntarism and Structuralism, Functionalism, Behaviorism, Gestalt Psychology and Psychoanalysis, as well as providing a thorough treatment of women in psychology, racial diversity in psychology and psychology in Russia, China, Latin America, South Africa, and India-Asia. For those in fields related to psychology, political science and sociology.