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Positive Psychology and Its Discontents: Why Positive Psychology Fails and How It Might Succeed Again
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Hardcover
With Matthew Mcdonald | from Routledge (October 22, 2016)
9781138123472 | details & prices | 240 pages | List price $155.00
About: Alongside the surging popularity of positive psychology has come a quiet but significant chorus of dissenting voices, raising questions about the movement: that it is philosophically naive, that it uncritically employs natural science research methods, that it takes a separatist stance, is unable to comprehensively acknowledge its theoretical antecedents, and that it is too closely aligned with mainstream US values, beliefs and politics.
Paperback
With Matthew Mcdonald | Reprint edition from Routledge (October 22, 2016)
9781138123489 | details & prices | 240 pages | List price $49.95
About: Alongside the surging popularity of positive psychology has come a quiet but significant chorus of dissenting voices, raising questions about the movement: that it is philosophically naive, that it uncritically employs natural science research methods, that it takes a separatist stance, is unable to comprehensively acknowledge its theoretical antecedents, and that it is too closely aligned with mainstream US values, beliefs and politics.