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Affection. Feeling. Emotion

  • Public Emotionsby Perri 6; Dr Susannah Radstone; Corinne Squire; Amal Treacher

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 120.00

    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...

  • Erosby Nicola Abel-Hirsch

    Icon Books 2001; US$ 7.95

    This title explores the concept of Eros through three main questions: What is sexuality? What is love? What is imagination? As the author explores the Eros concept - life instinct - developed by Freud which he considerd to be the drive to endure and procreate. more...

  • Human Feelingsby Steven L. Ablon; Daniel P. Brown; Edward J. Khantzian; John E. Mack

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 95.00

    A comprehensive overview of the role of emotions in human life, Human Feelings grows out of the research and writing of members of the Harvard Affect Study Group and brings to bear different disciplinary outlooks and different modes of inquiry on more...

  • When Parents Dieby Rebecca Abrams

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 31.95

    Drawing on her personal and professional experiences, as well as the stories of many others, Rebecca Abrams provides a compassionate and insightful exploration of the experience of losing a parent. An indispensible aid to the bereaved and the professionals who work with them, this third edition has been fully revised. more...

  • Human Securityby Amitav Acharya; Subrat K. Singhdeo; M. Rajaretnam

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 131.00

    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...

  • Eternal Springby Michael Acton

    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...

  • Sociological Trespassesby James Aho

    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...

  • Good Feelingsby Salman Akhtar

    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...

  • Guiltby Salman Akhtar; Salman Akhtar; M.D. William M. Singletary; Elaine Zickler; Desy Safán-Gerard; Robert Kravis; Stanley J. Coen; Elio Frattaroli; Jeanne Bailey

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 2012; US$ 64.99

    Guilt: Origins, Manifestations, and Management is replete with clinical pearls and highly useful tips for the management of patients driven by feelings of guilt and remorse. Eight distinguished psychoanalysts address the ubiquitous phenomenon of guilt, describing the childhood experiences that form the bedrock of this emotion. They critically... more...

  • Stress, Coping, and Development, Second Editionby Carolyn M. Aldwin

    Guilford Publications 2009; US$ 38.00

    How do people cope with stressful experiences? What makes a coping strategy effective for a particular individual? This volume comprehensively examines the nature of psychosocial stress and the implications of different coping strategies for adaptation and health across the lifespan. Carolyn M. Aldwin synthesizes a vast body of knowledge within a conceptual... more...