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- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95
Terrorism, Security and Nationality shows how the ideas and techniques of political philosophy can be applied to the practical problems of terrorism, State violence and national identity. In doing so it clarifies a wide range of issues in applied political philosophy including ethics of war; theories of state and nation; the relationship between... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 43.95
What is compassion, how does it affect the quality of our lives and how can we develop compassion for ourselves and others? Humans are capable of extreme cruelty but also considerable compassion. Often neglected in Western psychology, this book looks at how compassion may have evolved, and is linked to various capacities such as sympathy, empathy,... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 77.99
The relatively new and controversial evolutionary approaches to psychopathology are examined in this collection edited by Paul Gilbert. Leading contributors explore some of the central evolutionary concepts that may have implications for cognitive theory and practice. The collection also focuses on specific problems where evolutionary-cognitive... more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 52.00
Robert L. Leahy, President, International Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy This is a popular and practical guide to working with people suffering from depression. Greatly revised, expanded and updated it: explores in depth the biopsychosocial processes underpinning depression; shows how a compassionate mind approach can be incorporated... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 20.95
Research into the beneficial effect of developing compassion has advanced enormously in the last ten years, with the development of inner compassion being an important therapeutic focus and goal. This book explains how Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) ? a process of developing compassion for the self and others to increase well-being and aid recovery... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95
This volume explores the implications of humans as evolved social animals. Gilbert suggests that evolution has given rise to a varied set of social competencies which form the basis of our personal knowledge and understanding. These competencies are classified as: a) Care eliciting b) Care giving c) Co?operating and d) Competing. Each of these are... more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2010; Not Available
Today, people's cultural identities are increasingly invoked in support of political claims, and these claims commonly lead to acrimony and violence. But what is 'cultural identity', and what is its political significance? This book offers a provocatively sceptical answer to these questions. Tracing the idea back to the now largely discredited... more...
- SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 39.95
Highly acclaimed in its First Edition for its practical and sensitive approach, Counselling for Depression is an insightful guide to depression and the essential interpersonal skills and techniques which can be used in counselling the depressed person. Taking account of new developments in the field, the Second Edition has been fully updated... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 82.99
One of the most commonly reported emotions in people seeking psychotherapy is shame, and this emotion has become the subject of intense research and theory over the last 20 years. This book examines the effect of shame on social behaviour, social values, and mental states. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 54.95
Most people now accept that human beings are the product of millions of years of mammalian evolution and, more recently, primate evolution. This landmark book explores the implications of our evolutionary history for theories and therapies of depression. In particular, the focus is on how social conflict has shaped various behavioral and psychophysiological... more...