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Becoming BiculturalRisk, Resilience, and Latino Youth

Becoming Bicultural: Risk, Resilience, and Latino Youth

Paul R. Smokowski and Martica Bacallao

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740897
eISBN:
9780814708798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740897.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Although the United States has always been a nation of immigrants, the recent demographic shifts resulting in burgeoning young Latino and Asian populations have literally changed the face of the ... More

Deviant and Criminal Behavior in the Workplace

Deviant and Criminal Behavior in the Workplace

Steven M. Elias (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722602
eISBN:
9780814722626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722602.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Workplace crimes are never far from the news. From major scandals like Enron to violent crimes committed by co-workers to petty theft of office supplies, deviant and criminal behavior is common in ... More

Gay DadsTransitions to Adoptive Fatherhood

Gay Dads: Transitions to Adoptive Fatherhood

Abbie E. Goldberg

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732236
eISBN:
9780814708293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732236.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

When gay couples become parents, they face a host of questions and issues that their straight counterparts may never have to consider. How important is it for each partner to have a biological tie to ... More

Healing the Broken MindTransforming America's Failed Mental Health System

Healing the Broken Mind: Transforming America's Failed Mental Health System

Timothy A. Kelly

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748121
eISBN:
9780814749104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748121.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Few afflictions are as frightening or as heartbreaking as mental illness. We have come a long way over the past few decades in our understanding of mental illness and its potential treatments. Yet, ... More

Living with Brain InjuryNarrative, Community, and Women's Renegotiation of Identity

Living with Brain Injury: Narrative, Community, and Women's Renegotiation of Identity

J. Eric Stewart

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764718
eISBN:
9780814770221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764718.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

When Nancy was in her late twenties, she began having blinding headaches, tunnel vision, and dizziness, which led to the discovery of an abnormality on her brain stem. Complications during surgery ... More

Mastering the Semi-Structured Interview and BeyondFrom Research Design to Analysis and Publication

Mastering the Semi-Structured Interview and Beyond: From Research Design to Analysis and Publication

Anne Galletta

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732939
eISBN:
9780814732953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732939.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book offers an in-depth step-by-step guide to the use of semi-structured interviews in qualitative research. By tracing the life of an actual research project—an exploration of a school ... More

The Perversion of YouthControversies in the Assessment and Treatment of Juvenile Sex Offenders

The Perversion of Youth: Controversies in the Assessment and Treatment of Juvenile Sex Offenders

Frank C. DiCataldo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720011
eISBN:
9780814785225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720011.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Over the past two decades, concern about adolescent sex offenders has grown at an astonishing pace, garnering heated coverage in the media and providing fodder for television shows like Law and ... More

The Psychological Foundations of Evidence Law

The Psychological Foundations of Evidence Law

Michael J. Saks and Barbara A. Spellman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479880041
eISBN:
9780814768785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479880041.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Trials are supposed to be not only fair and accurate but also efficient. Evidence law is meant to facilitate trials, and, at the same time, to encourage and protect important societal values and ... More

The Psychology of Tort Law

The Psychology of Tort Law

Jennifer K. Robbennolt and Valerie P. Hans

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814724941
eISBN:
9780814724712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724941.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Tort law regulates most human activities: from driving a car to using consumer products to providing or receiving medical care. Injuries caused by dog bites, slips and falls, fender benders, bridge ... More

Violent AccountsUnderstanding the Psychology of Perpetrators through South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Violent Accounts: Understanding the Psychology of Perpetrators through South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Robert N. Kraft

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479821600
eISBN:
9781479870288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479821600.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book presents a compelling study of how ordinary people commit extraordinary acts of violence and how perpetrators and victims manage in the aftermath. Grounded in extensive, qualitative ... More

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