Issues, Debates and Approaches in Psychology (Palgrave Insights in Psychology Series)

Issues, Debates and Approaches in Psychology (Palgrave Insights in Psychology Series)

By: Ian Fairholm (author)Paperback

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Where did psychology originate? How has it evolved? These questions are at the heart of understanding the key debates that are central to psychology. In this highly approachable introduction, Fairholm tackles the big questions in psychology covering the ever controversial nature vs. nurture debate, free will and determinism, and other important topics. Whatever your level of study, this introduction will guide you through the most important issues that psychologists continue to dispute in the twenty-first century.

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Ian Fairholm is Teaching Fellow in Psychology at the University of Bath, UK. He has been teaching Psychology for over 10 years predominantly at undergraduate level but has also done some A level and postgraduate teaching.


Introduction and Overview Ethical Issues in Psychology The Nature and Nurture Debate Gender Bias Cultural Bias Determinism and Free Will Reductionism Conclusion

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  • publication date: 13/02/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780230295377
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 232
  • ID: 9780230295377
  • weight: 298
  • ISBN10: 0230295371

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