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- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00
Nostalgia is intimately connected to the history of the social sciences in general and anthropology in particular, though finely grained ethnographies of nostalgia and loss are still scarce. Today, anthropologists have realized that nostalgia constitutes a fascinating object of study for exploring contemporary issues of the formation of identity... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95
Why should researchers be interested in their feelings and emotions as they carry out research? Emotion is what it is to exist, to be human, and is present in every sphere of our lives. All activities are infused with emotion, even those that are constructed as ?rational?, because rationality and emotionality are interpenetrated and entwined because... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
Stereotypically, science and emotion are diametric opposites: one is cold and unfeeling, the other soft and nebulous; one is based on proven facts while the other is based on inexplicable feelings and ?never the twain shall meet,? until now. John Gottman delves into the unquantifiable realm of love, armed with science and logic, and emerges with the... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 21.99
This lively, provocative text presents a new way to understand friendship. Professor John Terrell argues that the ability to make friends is an evolved human trait not unlike our ability to walk upright on two legs or our capacity for speech and complex abstract reasoning. Terrell charts how this trait has evolved by investigating two unique functions... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 54.95
This critique explodes the stereotypical assumption that men are more prone than women to aggression A cogent and holistic assessment of the theoretical positions and research concerning female aggression Examines the treatment, punishment and community response to female aggressive behavior Examines topics including sexual power, serial murder... more...
- Hay House 2014; US$ 7.97
In the West, we have everything we could possibly need or wantexcept for peace of mind. So writes Linda Leaming, a harried American who traveled from Nashville, Tennessee, to the rugged Himalayan nation of Bhutansometimes called the happiest place on Earthto teach English and unlearn her politicized and polarized, energetic and impatient... more...
- Karnac Books 2014; US$ 10.95
Love... The inimitable Inspector Canal grapples with it in all its forms-new love, soured love, unrequited love, impossible love-in this new collection of mysteries by Bruce Fink. Enchantment, infatuation, romance, marriage, and libido are at the crux of these three tales of discovery and delight, envy and inconstancy, passion and promise. From New... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 27.95
Coward. It?s a grave insult, likely to provoke anger, shame, even violence. But what exactly is cowardice? When terrorists are called cowards, does it mean the same as when the term is applied to soldiers? And what, if anything, does cowardice have to do with the rest of us? Bringing together sources from court-martial cases to literary and film classics... more...
- Gabal Verlag 2014; US$ 12.62
Die schlechte Nachricht zuerst: Liebe ist keine Garantie auf ewiges Glück. Und die zweite schlechte Nachricht gleich hinterher: Unser Traumpartner ist nicht perfekt. Ebenso wenig wie wir selbst. Deshalb sind wir mit einer saftigen Beziehungskrise voll im Trend. Sie gehört zur Liebe dazu, da müssen wir einfach durch. Am besten schaffen wir das mit Humor.... more...