Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Psychology book nook reviews 8-29-07

A new issue of PsycCRITIQUES is available online.

August 29, 2007
Volume 52, Issue 35

Book Reviews
1. What Is Genocide?
Author: Martin Shaw
Reviewer: Leonard S. Newman

2. Psychology's Territories: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives From Different Disciplines
Authors: Mitchell G. Ash and Thomas Sturm (Eds.)
Reviewer: John G. Benjafield

3. Healing With Death Imagery
Authors: Anees A. Sheikh and Katharina S. Sheikh (Eds.)
Reviewer: Stephen A. Diamond

4. Religious Fundamentalism and Social Identity
Author: Peter Herriot
Reviewer: Rachel M. MacNair

5. Poverty and Discrimination
Author: Kevin Lang
Reviewer: Steven Rose

6. Restoring Fiscal Sanity 2007: The Health Spending Challenge
Authors: Alice M. Rivlin and Joseph R. Antos (Eds.)
Reviewer: Jack G. Wiggins

7. Kids of Character: A Guide to Promoting Moral Development
Authors: David M. Shumaker and Robert V. Heckel
Reviewers: Victoria Talwar and Mina Popliger

8. Diagnostic Issues in Dementia: Advancing the Research Agenda for DSM-V
Authors: Trey Sunderland, Dilip V. Jeste, Olusegun Baiyewu, Paul J. Sirovatka, and Darrel A. Regier (Eds.)
Reviewer: F. Richard Ferraro

9. Another Mother: Co-Parenting With the Foster Care System
Author: Sarah Gerstenzang
Reviewer: Susan L. O'Donnell

10. Philosophy of Psychology and Cognitive Science
Author: Paul Thagard (Ed.)
Reviewer: Yoshimi Matsuda

11. Against Prediction: Profiling, Policing, and Punishing in an Actuarial Age
Author: Bernard E. Harcourt
Reviewer: Frederick J. Frese, III

12. Understanding Anger Disorders
Authors: Raymond DiGiuseppe and Raymond Chip Tafrate
Reviewer: Joe Alford

13. Child and Adolescent Development for Educators
Authors: Michael Pressley and Christine B. McCormick
Reviewer: Cody Ding

14. Cognitive–Behavioral Therapy for PTSD: A Case Formulation Approach
Authors: Claudia Zayfert and Carolyn Black Becker
Reviewer: Carrie H. Kennedy

15. The Way of Splendor: Jewish Mysticism and Modern Psychology (Updated 25th Anniversary Edition)
Author: Edward Hoffman
Reviewer: Michael Sales

16. Logic Modeling Methods in Program Evaluation
Author: Joy A. Frechtling
Reviewer: Jay C. Thomas

Video Review
17. Evidence-Based Treatment
with Larry Beutler
Reviewers: Thomas H. Ollendick and Matthew A. Jarrett

Film Review
18. Superman Returns
Director: Bryan Singer
Reviewers: Stefan E. Schulenberg and Stephanie Wood

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