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The SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology

Two Volume Set
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May 2016 | 1 176 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

Drawing together a team of international scholars, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology examines the contemporary landscape of all the key theories and theorists, presenting them in the context needed to understand their strengths and weaknesses.

Key features include:

  • Approximately 335 signed entries fill two volumes
  • Entries are followed by Cross-References and Further Readings
  • A Reader's Guide in the front matter groups entries thematically
  • Includes a detailed Index and the Cross-References, provide for effective search-and-browse in an e-version
  • Back matter includes a Chronology of theory within the field of psychology, a Master Bibliography building from Further Readings of individual entries, and an annotated Resource Guide to classic general reference works in this field, journals, associations, and their websites

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology is an exceptional and scholarly source for researching the theory of psychology, making it a must-have reference for all academic libraries.

"The SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology is a comprehensive and impeccable researched resource that presents nearly 300 entries that detail varied topics as they relate to theory in psychology. The Encyclopedia is presented in a manner that makes it both approachable - a detailed reader's guide points the researcher in the correct direction - and sufficiently scholarly... This Encyclopedia is a useful tool and should be available in the library of every researcher."

S. Mofford

"... with nearly 300 entries, detailing a variety of related subject matter, the Encyclopedia serves as a useful tool to advanced placement high school or college students, undergraduate and graduate students who enroll in a psychology course and must navigate and comprehend a new vocabulary. It will also serve instructors in psychology and related subjects and members of the general public with a desire to learn more about the mind and its sensibilities."

H. Hannan
Virginia Military Institute
Reference Reviews

Harold (Hal) L. Miller, Jr.

Harold L. “Hal” Miller, Jr., is a professor of psychology in the Department of Psychology at Brigham Young University. He received his BS degree in psychology from Arizona State University and then studied with Richard Herrnstein at Harvard University, where he received a PhD in experimental psychology. He joined the psychology faculty of Brigham Young University, where he has remained. In addition to a full teaching load throughout his career, he has maintained an active lab in the experimental analysis of behavior and behavioral economics and has been an educational consultant in the United States and China. Among his scholarly... More About Author

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