Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Psychology book nook reviews - 7-10-07

A new issue of PsycCRITIQUES is available online.

July 11, 2007
Volume 52, Issue 28

Book Reviews
1. Boundaries in Psychotherapy: Ethical and Clinical Explorations
Author: Ofer Zur
Reviewer: Judith M. Glassgold

2. Clinical Manual of Psychiatry and Law
Authors: Robert I. Simon and Daniel W. Shuman
Reviewer: Samuel T. Gontkovsky

3. Chicano-Anglo Conversations: Truth, Honesty, and Politeness
Author: Madeleine Youmans
Reviewer: Patricia A. Cavazos-Rehg

4. Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (Vols. 1 and 2)
Author: Steven G. Rogelberg (Ed.)
Reviewer: Richard D. Harvey

5. Language Policy, Culture, and Identity in Asian Contexts
Authors: Amy B. M. Tsui and James W. Tollefson (Eds.)
Reviewer: Ruth Chao

6. Communicating at the End of Life: Finding Magic in the Mundane
Author: Elissa Foster
Reviewer: Viola Mecke

7. Essentials of Psychosomatic Medicine
Author: James L. Levenson (Ed.)
Reviewer: H. Russell Searight

8. Informal Learning: Rediscovering the Natural Pathways That Inspire Innovation and Performance
Author: Jay Cross
Reviewer: Bruce B. Henderson

9. Handbook of Measurement Issues in Family Research
Authors: Sandra L. Hofferth and Lynne M. Casper (Eds.)
Reviewer: Luciano L'Abate

10. Mass Media Effects Research: Advances Through Meta-Analysis
Authors: Raymond W. Preiss, Barbara Mae Gayle, Nancy Burrell, Mike Allen, and Jennings Bryant (Eds.)
Reviewer: Kurt Salzinger

11. The Coaching Organization: A Strategy for Developing Leaders
Authors: James M. Hunt and Joseph R. Weintraub
Reviewers: Richard W. Ackley and Tiffany A. Guske

12. Brain-Compatible Mathematics (2nd ed.)
Author: Diane Ronis
Reviewer: Larry A. Alferink

13. Raising Reading Achievement in Middle and High Schools: Five Simple-to-Follow Strategies (2nd ed.)
Author: Elaine K. McEwan
Reviewer: Cody Ding

14. How the Paper Fish Learned to Swim: A Fable About Inspiring Creativity and Bringing New Ideas to Life
Author: Jonathon A. Flaum
Reviewer: Tracy A. Knight

15. Self-Esteem Issues and Answers: A Sourcebook of Current Perspectives
Author: Michael H. Kernis (Ed.)
Reviewers: Richard W. Ackley and David Yesko

16. Quick Reference for Oncology Clinicians: The Psychiatric and Psychological Dimensions of Cancer Symptom Management
Authors: Jimmie C. Holland, Donna B. Greenberg, and Mary K. Hughes (Eds.)
Reviewers: Barry A. Hong and Marty Clarke

17. Destructive Goal Pursuit: The Mount Everest Disaster
Author: D. Christopher Kayes
Reviewers: Jeni L. Burnette and Jeffrey M. Pollack

Film Review
18. The Number 23
Director: Joel Schumacher
Reviewers: John C. Norcross and Jonathon Norcross

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