Read While You Wait - Get immediate ebook access, if available*, when you order a print book

Identity in a Changing World
cover

The Psychology of Political Behavior in a Time of Change

Editors: Sinnott, Jan D., Rabin, Joan S. (Eds.)

  • Traces the mutual interaction of psychology and politics
  • Confronts the unusual and troubling political environment currently experienced worldwide
  • Uses interdisciplinary information to enrich understanding of a cross-disciplinary topic
  • Offers suggestions for surviving and thriving during rapid political change
see more benefits

Buy this book

eBook $129.00
price for Mexico
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: 23 de octubre de 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-38270-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover $169.99
price for Mexico
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at +1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week). Pre-ordered printed titles are excluded from promotions.
  • Due: 25 de septiembre de 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-38269-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Immediate ebook access, if available*, with your print order
About this book

This volume seeks to add a unique perspective on the complex relationship between psychology and politics, focusing on three analytical points of view: 1) psychology, politics, and complex thought,  2) bio/psycho/social factors of masculinity and power, and 3) underlying factors in political behavior. Contributors examine recent political events worldwide through a psychological lens, using interdisciplinary approaches to seek a deeper understanding of contemporary political ideas, psychologies, and behaviors. Finally, the book offers suggestions for surviving and thriving during rapid political change.

Among the topics discussed:

  • Biopsychological factors of political beliefs and behaviors
  • Understanding political polarization through a cognitive lens
  • Impact of psychological processes on voter decision making
  • Motivations for believing in conspiracy theories
  • Nonverbal cues in leadership
  • Authoritarian responses to social change
The Psychology of Political Behavior in a Time of Change is a timely and insightful volume for students and researchers in psychology, political science, gender studies, business and marketing, and sociology, as well as those working in applied settings: practitioners, government workers, NGOs, corporate organizations.

About the authors

Jan D. Sinnott, PhD, is a Professor of Psychology at Towson University in Baltimore, MD, and a Licensed Psychologist. She specializes in Lifespan Positive Development and the applications of existential, transpersonal, mind-body and positive psychology to adult growth and development.  After completing a Postdoc at the National Institute on Aging, she developed her theory of complex problem-solving in adulthood, termed Complex Postformal Thought. She has authored or co-authored over 125 scholarly and applied books and publications. Her research team is currently studying Complex Problem-solving, Concepts of the Self, Intelligence, and Mindfulness.  Her recent books include: Positive Psychology: Advances in Understanding Adult Motivation (2013, Springer), Adult Development: Cognitive Aspects of Thriving Close Relationships (2014, Oxford University Press), and Identity Flexibility During Adulthood: Perspectives in Adult Development (2017, Springer).

Joan S. Rabin, PhD, is a retired Associate Professor of Psychology at Towson University in Baltimore, MD. She served on advisory committees for both the major in Animal Behavior and the minor in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies at Towson, and has 20 publications and 40 conference presentations on the behavior of tropical sand fishes as well as issues relating to gender, diversity, the lesbian experience, and the relationship between biology and behavior. As a bio-psychologist she spent many years doing scuba-based research on sand-dwelling tropical fishes with Dr. Eugenie Clark of the University of Maryland and Mote Marine Laboratory, and as a participant in the birth of the Women’s Studies Program at Towson, Dr. Rabin created courses in Sex Differences: Psychological Perspectives, Gender Identity in Transition, and the Psychology of Diversity. She served as project director for research in the Red Sea (Egypt), Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea), as well as numerous sites in the Caribbean, Belize and the Netherlands Antilles. Her most recent research trip (2015) was to the Solomon Islands of the South Pacific.

Buy this book

eBook $129.00
price for Mexico
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: 23 de octubre de 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-38270-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover $169.99
price for Mexico
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at +1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week). Pre-ordered printed titles are excluded from promotions.
  • Due: 25 de septiembre de 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-38269-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Immediate ebook access, if available*, with your print order
Loading...

Recommended for you

Loading...

Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Psychology of Political Behavior in a Time of Change
Editors
  • Jan D. Sinnott
  • Joan S. Rabin
Series Title
Identity in a Changing World
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-38270-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-38270-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-38269-8
Series ISSN
2523-7802
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 635
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations, 5 illustrations in colour
Topics

*immediately available upon purchase as print book shipments may be delayed due to the COVID-19 crisis. ebook access is temporary and does not include ownership of the ebook. Only valid for books with an ebook version. Springer Reference Works and instructor copies are not included.