Award Winning Books: Psychology

Black Identity Viewed from a Barber's Chair

Nigrescence and Eudaimonia

William E. Cross Jr.

William E. Cross Jr., recipient of the 2020 Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the Applications of Psychology, American Psychological Association

On Blackness, identity formation, and the deconstruction of the deficit perspective on Black life

200 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 4 tables, 2 figures

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Closure

The Rush to End Grief and What It Costs Us

Nancy Berns

Charles Horton Cooley Award for Best Book from the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, 2013
Honorable Mention from the Sociology of Emotions section of the American Sociological Association, 2012

Do we really need closure after bad things happen?

228 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table

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Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts

Charting the Future of Teaching the Past

Sam Wineburg

Winner of the Frederic W. Ness Award, The Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2002

How do historians know what they know?

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 tables 3 figures 3 halftones

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Inner Speech and the Dialogical Self

Norbert Wiley

Co-winner of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction's Charles Horton Cooley Book Award, 2017

How the dialogical self discovers the appropriate pathways for guiding us through our lives

212 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables, 3 figures

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Of Others Inside

Insanity, Addiction, and Belonging in America

Darin Weinberg and Bryan S Turner

Melvin Pollner Prize in Ethnomethodology by the American Sociological Association Section on Ethnomethodology & Conversation Analysis, 2011

An original, comparative look at homelessness, mental disease, and addiction in America

248 pages | 6 x 9

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Shades of Black

Diversity in African American Identity

William E. Cross, Jr.

William E. Cross Jr., recipient of the 2020 Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the Applications of Psychology, American Psychological Association

296 pages | 6 x 9

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Shaming the Constitution

The Detrimental Results of Sexual Violent Predator Legislation

Michael L. Perlin and Heather Ellis Cucolo

Heather Cucolo, recipient of the 2018 New York Law School Otto L. Walter Distinguished Writing Award

A new approach to the complex area of sex offender laws and policies

324 pages | 6 x 9

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