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.
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For advanced undergraduate History of Psychology courses; also appropriate for graduate-level seminar courses in the discipline. Comprehensive and engaging in subject matter, this text integrates materials from religion (Judaism, Christianity, and Muslim as well as Buddhism and Confucianism), philosophy, and biology into the historical development of psychology. It includes a treatment of issues in the local and global society, an extensive look at women and minorities, and integrates overarching psychological principles, ideas, and applications that have shaped and will shape the global history of psychology. It highlights the interaction between psychology and the environmental context in which the discipline developed.About the Author:
Robert B. Lawson is Emeritus Professor at the University of Vermont, USA.
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