Below is a list of books in English. Please click here for a more comprehensive overview of books from Department of Communication and Psychology.
New books from Department of Communication and Psychology
New book: Interactivity, Game Creation, Design, Learning, and Innovation
This book constitutes the refereed post-conference proceedings of two conferences: The 7th EAI International Conference on ArtsIT, Interactivity and Game Creation (ArtsIT 2018), and the 3rd EAI International Conference on Design, Learning, and Innovation (DLI 2018). Editors: Anthony L. Brooks and Eva Brooks.
New book: The Recording, Mixing, and Mastering Reference Handbook
This book, written by Karl Pedersen and Mark Grimshaw-Aagaard, provides an easy-to-read guide for music-making in the studio setting, from equipment fundamentals to recording and mixing almost any instrument.
New book: Music Therapy Assessment
This is an anthology of the latest research into assessment methods in music therapy. Based on the findings of members of the International Music Therapy Assessment Consortium (IMTAC), it covers issues such as the standardisation of robust assessment tools, the assessment models currently in use, and how to implement them in a clinical setting.
New book: The Method of Imagination
The book edited by Sheldon Brown and Luca Tateo is aimed at expanding the knowledge about imaginative processes as higher mental function, by starting from the empirical and phenomenological innovative studies.
New book: An Old Melody in a New Song
This book explores the relationship between cultural psychology and aesthetics, by integrating the historical, theoretical and phenomenological perspectives. Editor: Luca Tateo.
New book: Educational Dilemmas
Educational Dilemmas uses cultural psychology to explore the challenges, contradictions and tensions that occur during the process of education, with consideration of the effect these have at both the individual and the collective level. It argues that the focus on issues in learning overlooks a fundamental characteristic of education: that the process of educating is simultaneously both constructive and disruptive. Editor: Luca Tateo.
New book: The Emergence of Self in Educational Contexts
This book represents the first extensive introduction to the emerging construct of Educational Self. The new concept describes a specific dimension of the Self, which is elaborated in the course of a person’s school life and is reactivated anytime the person is involved in an educational activity, whether as a student, teacher or parent. Editors: Giuseppina Marsico and Luca Tateo.
New book: Sustainable Futures for Higher Education
This volume addresses the current situation in higher education and what creative action needs to be taken for the future development of the various systems of higher education. Editors: Jaan Valsiner, Anastasiia Lutsenko, and Alexandra Antoniouk.
New book by Bolette B. Blaagaard: Citizen Journalism as Conceptual Practice
Citizen Journalism as Conceptual Practice provides a conceptualization of citizen journalism as a political practice developed through analyses of an historical and postcolonial case.
New book: Citizen Media and Public Spaces
This book will be of interest to students and researchers in media and communication studies, particularly those studying citizen media, media and society, journalism and society, and political communication.
New book: Music and Public Health
This book provides the foundation of a new understanding of the potential of music to improve physical and mental health. Editors Lars Ole Bonde and Töres Theorell.
New book: Networked Learning - Reflections and Challenges
The book is based on nine selected, peer-reviewed papers presented at the 10th biennial Networked Learning Conference (NLC) 2016 held in Lancaster. It presents topics and methodologies for new ways of framing relationships, technology and criticality in education. Editors: Nina Bonderup Dohn, Susan Cranmer, Julie Ann Sime, Maarten de Laat and Thomas Ryberg.
New book: The Psychology of Radical Social Change - From Rage to Revolution
This book applies the latest social psychological theories to contextualized cases of revolutions and uprisings from the eighteenth to the twenty-first century in countries around the world.
New book: Street Art of Resistance
This book edited by Sarah H. Awad and Brady Wagoner explores how street art has been used as a tool of resistance to express opposition to political systems and social issues around the world.
New book: Participatory Design & Health Information Technology
This book by Anne Marie Kanstrup, Ann Bygholm, Pernille Bertelsen and Christian Nøhr presents the contributions of researchers from 5 countries, who share their experience and insights into applying Participatory Design in the development of Health Information Technology.
New book by Richard Shusterman: The Adventures of the Man in Gold
The Adventures of the Man in Gold extends Shusterman’s philosophical experimentation to the realm of literary fiction and is inspired by his practice of performance art in collaboration with the artist Yann Toma, who provides the images for this hybrid text.
New book: Educational Psychology Practice
This book by Thomas Szulevicz and Lene Tanggaard investigates the role of psychology in educational psychology practice.
New book: Music Therapy with Families Therapeutic Approaches and Theoretical Perspectives
In this book, edited by Stine Lindahl Jacobsen and Grace Thompson, international music therapists describe and discuss models of working with families in different clinical areas, from those with family members with dementia or autism, to those in palliative care, psychiatric or paediatric hospital settings. They explain the theoretical background and practice of each approach, with research and case examples.