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- Lexington Books 2004; US$ 39.99
Erik Erikson's lifetime of clinical and interdisciplinary work on human development centered on the formation and maintenance of identity among people of diverse backgrounds. In this volume key scholars of identity from various disciplines, some who knew and worked with Erikson, discuss and assess his legacy. Truly trans-disciplinary in scope Erikson... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1995; US$ 82.99
This text examines a series of pervasive themes of human existence and the challenges of "being" and "relating". Areas investigated include: the nature and meaning of being different; possessiveness and being possessed; and dimensions of loneliness, mystery and self-disclosure. more...
- Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 28.99
This engaging book explores an unexpected aspect of New Zealand social history: the modern body at leisure. Leisure and Pleasure begins by tracing the only New Zealand tour of Eugen Sandow, the most famous strongman of his age. Sandow's body delighted his audiences and inspired many to reshape and then reveal their toned torsos. His rich New Zealand... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Research and theory on self-esteem have flourished in recent years. This resurgence has produced multiple perpectives on fundamental issues surrounding the nature of self-esteem and its role in psychological functioning and interpersonal processes. Self-Esteem Issues and Answers brings together these various perspectives in a unique format. The... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 35.99
A long history of inquiry about human nature and the self stretches from the ancient tradition of Socratic self-knowledge in the context of ethical life to contemporary discussions of brain function in cognitive science. It begins with a conflict among the ancients. On one view, which comes to be represented most clearly by Aristotle, the issue is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This book examines the confusions and contradictions that manifest in prevalent attitudes towards the body, as well as in related bodily practices. The body is simultaneously our reference for the certainties of nature and the locus of a desire for transformation and reinvention. The body is at the same time worshipped and despised; an object of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
Intimacy and Alienation puts forward the author's unique paradigm for psychotherapy and counselling based on the assumption that each patient has suffered a disruption of the `self', and that the goal of the therapist is to identify and work with that disruption. Using many clinical illustrations, and drawing on self psychology, attachment therapy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95
The Psychodynamic Image is the first selection of John D. Sutherland?s major papers. It provides an overview of the development of his thought on self and society and reveals the extent of his contribution to the field of mental health. Jill Savege Scharff introduces Sutherland?s most important and influential essays. These reflect his range... more...