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In this thoroughly revised new edition, with eleven new chapters and substantial updates to all others, Rowan Bayne and Gordon Jinks expertly combine the professional and academic aspects of applied psychology. The contributing authors, all experts in their field, provide authoritative and engaging overviews of their areas of expertise and an important range of perspectives. Applied Psychology: Research, Practice and New Directions, Second Edition is organized into three parts. The first part is a general context for applied psychology including a discussion of questions about evidence based practice. The second part discusses practice and training in a plethora of areas of applied psychology, including all of the traditional routes (for e.g. clinical, health and educational psychology) eight ‘relative newcomers’ to the field (for e.g. sport ...

The Professional Academic
The professional academic
John Radford
Summary

Many branches of Psychology are recognised as professional, but academics are in an anomalous position for various reasons, including a divided allegiance to a discipline and an institution. The criteria for what constitutes a profession are summarised. Academics only partially meet them. They are professional in the sense of being paid, and to a large extent in the way they approach their work and their students (considered to be clients). ...

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