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- SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 52.00
Written by one of the most distinguished commentators in the field, this book asks why we see some bodies as 'monstrous' or 'vulnerable' and examines what this tells us about ideas of bodily 'normality' and bodily perfection. Drawing on feminist theories of the body, biomedical discourse and historical data, Margrit Shildrick argues that the response... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 55.00
Self-deception occurs because we often see the world the way we would like it to be, rather than the way it is. Our brains so long for things the way we want them, we might not even be aware we are fooling ourselves, explains author Harry Triandis, a widely known Professor Emeritus of Psychology. Across cultures and around the world, self-deception... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 173.00
The body, as the common ground for objectivity and (inter)subjectivity, is a phenomenon with a perplexing plurality of registers. Therefore, this innovative volume offers an interdisciplinary approach from the fields of neuroscience, phenomenology and psychoanalysis. The concepts of body image and body schema have a firm tradition in each of these... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 149.00
Constructing the Self analyzes the narrative conception of self, filling a serious gap in philosophy and grounding discussion in other disciplines. It answers the questions: ? What are the connections between our interpretations, selfhood, and conscious phenomenal experience? ? Why do we believe that our interpretations of our life-defining... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 143.00
Self-consciousness is a topic of considerable importance to a variety of empirical and theoretical disciplines such as developmental and social psychology, cognitive neuroscience, psychiatry, and philosophy. This volume presents essays on self-consciousness by prominent psychologists, cognitive neurologists, and philosophers. Some of the topics included... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 143.95 US$ 124.76
With contributions from leading scholars in the field, Rebels in Groups brings together the latest research which, contrary to traditional views, considers dissent, deviance, difference and defiance to be a normal and healthy aspect of group life. Brings together the latest research on the role of dissent, deviance, difference and defiance within... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2011; US$ 39.95
This book was created for readers interested in expanding their knowledge on recovery programs for people with a serious mental illness. Drawing on current knowledge and her own extensive experience, the author provides a thorough overview of a recovery program that will: (1) provide the information and tools needed to implement a performing arts recovery... more...
- Karnac Books 1994; US$ 38.95
'The concept of the "self" has remained puzzling and controversial. Indeed, far from gaining clarity, it seems to become ever more complex; for many different people, starting from different premises and having different goals have come to "appropriate" this term.'Joe Redfearn has made what seems to me to be a most valuable contribution by sticking... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 34.91
Die Auseinandersetzung mit dem Thema 'Identität und Engagement im Alter' hat hohe ? sowohl individuelle als auch soziale ? Relevanz, da sich gesellschaftliche Bedingungen zur Gestaltung der nachberuflichen Lebenszeit massiv verändern. Ältere stehen vor der Aufgabe, diese oftmals viele Jahre umfassende Lebensphase für sich selbst als 'stimmig und passend'... more...
- New Harbinger Publications 2009; US$ 17.95
In My Mother, My Mirror , an experienced psychotherapist explores how mothers unwittingly pass on their self-esteem and body image issues to their daughters and shows readers how they can break the cycle. This book encourages the reader to understand and forgive her mother and build both a stronger sense of self and a stronger relationship with her... more...