Book reviews


The Burt Affair. By Robert B. Joynson. London and New York: Routledge. 1989. Pp. xiii + 347. Cased, £25.00

Fragments of Genius: The Strange Feats of Idiots Savants. By Michael J. Howe. London: Routledge. 1989. Pp. 178. £25.00

Reversal Theory. By M. J. Apter. London: Routledge. 1989. Pp. viii + 208. Cased, £30.00; paper, £12.95

Progress in Reversal Theory. Edited by M. J. Apter, J. H. Kerr & M. P. Coules. Amsterdam: North Holland. 1988. Pp. ix + 394. Cased, $100.00

Motivation and Explanation: An Essay on Freud's Philosophy of Science. By N. Mackay. Madison: International Universities Press. 1989. Pp. x + 254. Cased, $27.50

Psychoanalysis and Psychology. By Stephen Frosh. London: Macmillan Education. 1989. Pp. x + 275. Cased, £30.00; paper, £8.95

Seeing Man Whole: A New Model for Psychology. By Edward Moss. Lewes, Sussex: Book Guild. 1989. Pp. 412. Cased, £15.95

An Introduction to Behavioural Science and Dentistry. By David Locker. London: Routledge. 1989. Pp. 259. Paper, £14.95

Sage Applied Social Research Methods Series:

Volume 2: Integrating Research: A Guide for Literature Reviews, 2nd ed. By H. M. Cooper. Newbury Park, CA: Sage. 1989. Pp. 157. Paper, £8.50.

Volume 5: Case Study Research: Design and Methods. Revised ed. By R. K. Yin. Newbury Park, CA: Sage. 1989. Pp. 166. Paper, £8.50.

Volume 15: Participant Observation : A Methodology for Human Studies. By D. Jorgensen. Newbury Park, CA: Sage. 1989. Pp. 133. Paper, £8.50.

Volume 16: Interpretive Interactionism. By N. K. Denzin. Newbury Park, CA: Sage. 1989. Pp. 160. Paper, £8.50.

Volume 17: Ethnography: Step by Step. By D. M. Fetterman. Newbury Park, CA: Sage. 1989. Pp. 156. Paper, E8.50.

A Liberal Science: Psychology Education Past, Present and Future. Edited by John Radford & David Rose. Milton Keynes: Society for Research into Higher Education and Open University Press. 1989. Pp. x+144. Cased, £27.50; paper, £9.99

The Search for Psychic Power: ESP and Parapsychology Revisited. By C. E. M. Hansel. Buffalo, New York: Prometheus Books. 1989. Pp. iv + 308. Paper, $16.95; cased, $24.95

Back Pain. By M. Humphrey. London: Tavistock/Routledge. 1989. Pp. 132. Cased, £20.00; paper, £8.95

Process and Structure in Human Decision Making. Edited by H. Montgomery & O. Svenson. Chichester: Wiley. 1989. Pp. xiii + 321. Cased, £34.95

Decision Making: Descriptive, Normative, and Prescriptive Interactions. Edited by D. E. Bell, H. Raiffa & A. Tversky. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1988. Pp. x + 623. Cased, £45.00; paper, £20.00

The Mind at Work: Psychological Ergonomics. By W. T. Singleton. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1989. Pp. xiii + 348. Cased, £40.00

Learning and Individual Differences: Advances in Theory and Research. Edited by Phillip L. Ackerman, Robert J. Sternberg & Robert Glaser. New York: Freeman. Pp. xi + 343. Cased, £23.95; paper, £13.95