PSYCHOLOGY AND AUTHORITY

  • Why Do People Obey? The Psychology of Obedience and Resistance to Authority
  • Standing Up to Experts and Authorities: How to Avoid Being Manipulated, Intimidated and Abused
  • Authority Traps: How to Think Critically about Authority
  • Liberty and Community: Why Individual Freedom and Community Self-Help Are Mutually Enhancing Goals
  • Toward a Psychology of Freedom: A Free State of Mind in an Unfree State

 

THINKING CRITICALLY ABOUT PSYCHOLOGY

  • Learning Optimism, Unlearning Pessimism: Enhancing Your Life and Health by Changing Your Explanatory Style
  • Psychobabble or Sensible Psychology: How to Tell the Difference
  • Belief Traps: Thinking Critically About the Hidden Assumptions That Keep You In Mental Prisons
  • Tyranny of the "Biological:" Using Biological Determinism to Keep People in Their Place

 

WOMEN AND GENDER

  • Gender Traps: Hidden Assumptions and Unrecognized Stereotypes
  • Is Anatomy Really Destiny? Thinking Critically about Biological Research on Gender
  • Myths of Gender: What's Different and Not So Different Between Women and Men
  • Nineteenth Century Women Resisters to Authority: Heroes in the Struggle for Liberty

 

 

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