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- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 23.99
All people derive particular identities from their roles in society, the groups they belong to, and their personal characteristics. Introduced almost thirty years ago, identity theory is a social psychological theory in the field of sociology that attempts to understand identities, their sources in interaction and society, their processes of operation,... 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 134.95
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... 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 21.99
Most of us believe that we are an independent, coherent self--an individual inside our head who thinks, watches, wonders, dreams, and makes plans for the future. This sense of our self may seem incredibly real but a wealth of recent scientific evidence reveals that it is not what it seems--it is all an illusion.In The Self Illusion, Bruce Hood reveals... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2012; US$ 14.99
The Self Illusion is about the science of self—the truth behind the illusion that we all share, that we exist as individuals inside our bodies and are in control of our own thoughts and behaviours. Recent developments in neuroscience tell us that we are a multitude of unconscious mechanisms interpreting the world but largely under the influence... more...