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- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 125.00
Emotions are central to our practices and understanding of public life. This book examines the political, social and personal consequences of public emotions in relation to conflict, ritual, social classification, collective life, identity, memory and power and is a multidisciplinary collaboration showing the emotional character of public life. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Human Feelings provides a comprehensive overview of the role of emotions in human life. Growing out of the research and writing of members of the Harvard Affect Study Group, the volume brings to bear different disciplinary outlooks and different modes of inquiry on various aspects of human affective experience. The book opens with an section of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95
The death of a parent marks an emotional and psychological watershed in a person's life. For children and teenagers, the loss of a parent if not handled sensitively can be a lasting trauma, and for adults too, a parent's death can be a tremendous blow. When Parents Die speaks to bereaved children of all ages. Rebecca Abrams draws on her personal... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 79.00
Human security is a new paradigm for security, development and justice. Since it was first proposed in the 1990s, there has been an endless debate between its proponents and critics, and even among its advocates, over the meaning and utility of the concept. What is important now is to move the concept beyond the realm of theory and explore its practical... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 21.95
This book, written for a Western audience, explains the essential theories and strategies of Taijiquan and Qi Gong in an insightful way. It expounds their value in our daily lives as an effective means of combating stresses, strains and illnesses, positioning these disciplines as comprehensive strategies for health, happiness and rejuvenation. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95
Empathy is an essential component of the psychoanalyst?s ability to listen and treat their patients. It is key to the achievement of therapeutic understanding and change. A Rumor of Empathy explores the psychodynamic resistances to empathy, from the analyst themselves, the patient, from wider culture, and seeks to explore those factors which represent... more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 28.11
Menschen sterben. Der Tod gilt als großer Gleichmacher. Doch der Umgang der Menschen mit Sterben, Tod und Trauer ist so unterschiedlich und vielseitig, wie es kulturelle und religiöse Konstellationen gibt. Die Autorinnen und Autoren dieses Bandes richten gezielt den Fokus auf diese hohe Variabilität sozialer Konstruktionen von Tod und Postmortalität... more...
- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 79.99
Racism, collective violence, sickness, environmental catastrophe, body obsession, greed, and accelerated life concern everyone. In this book, however, they are not viewed as social problems to be solved by technical experts. Instead, they are viewed as products of the joint transference of aspects of ourselves onto objects independent of ourselves.... more...
- Karnac Books 2013; US$ 26.95
Beginning with Freud's celebrated case of Little Hans, psychoanalysts and psychotherapists have been intrigued with the topic of fear. Eclipsed in theoretical writings by the term 'anxiety', fear remains a pervasive expression in day to day clinical work. Patients constantly talk about it. One implores that we cure him of his fear of dogs. Another... more...
- Karnac Books 2009; US$ 49.95
This tightly edited volume opens a new vista in psychoanalysis by focusing upon positive and life-enhancing emotions and attitudes. The realms it covers include love, friendship, enthusiasm, courage, tact, resilience, and forgiveness, among others. Seminal papers on these topics have existed but remain scattered throughout the psychoanalytic literature.... more...