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Energetic Openings: Intersectional Psychology and Social Justice Trajectories

CuSP Strand Lead Professor Stephanie Taylor introduces Professor Ann Phoenix (University College, London), followed by Ann's talk and commentaries from Dr Johanna Motzkau and Dr Jovan Byford (The OU) and Q&A session. In recent years, the international psychotherapy field has seen an increasing recognition of the role that client preferences play in the psychotherapy decision-making… Continue reading Energetic Openings: Intersectional Psychology and Social Justice Trajectories

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Critical and Discursive Psychological Approaches to Bullying

Bullying is a broad concept describing a spectrum of abuses of power that function to harm individuals and groups. Much bullying is initiated, conducted and permitted through discourse, so psychological research is shifting to take greater account of the role of language. Wetherell’s Critical Discursive Psychology integrates 'macro-level' social discourses and 'micro-level' interactions. Illustrating this approach with… Continue reading Critical and Discursive Psychological Approaches to Bullying