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- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00
Explores the concept of reflexive embodiment, how we, as embodied beings, reflect upon our own embodiment. This book considers the ways in which we modify and maintain our bodies, from brushing our teeth and washing our face through to tattooing and bodybuilding. It also evaluates competing claims on embodiment and suggests alternative approaches. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 95.00
The majority of research on human perception and action examines sensors and effectors in relative isolation. What is less often considered in these research domains is that humans interact with a perceived world in which they themselves are part of the perceptual representation, as are the positions and actions (potential or ongoing) of other active... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 54.95
Human reasoning is marked by an ability to remember one's personal past and to imagine one's future. Together these capacities rely on the notion of a temporally extended self or the self in time. Recent evidence suggests that it is during the preschool period that children first construct this form of self. By about four years of age, children can... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 87.04
This work is to be understood from the systematic perspective as an extension of John Rawl?s Theory of Justice . Constituting a normative vanishing-point, the individual?s moral self-respect is placed at the centre of the theory?s justification. Starting from the thesis that self-respect presents itself as the highest good, the book defends... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 25.99 US$ 22.35
All individuals claim particular identities given their roles in society, groups they belong to, and characteristics that describe themselves. This book describes and illustrates identity theory, a social psychological theory that attempts to understand identities, their sources in interaction and society, their processes of operation, and their consequences... more...
- SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 43.00
`I recommend this book to all readers interested in thinking about the self; I am sure that anyone who reads it will come away with some new ideas' - Therapeutic Communities This critical and comprehensive examination of the relation of theory and identity discusses definitions of identity in classical social theory, modern social theory and... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2011; US$ 12.99
Each one of us has a medley of "faces" that composes our individual personality: intelligence, anger, love, jealousy, helplessness, courage, and many more. We're often quick to judge these characteristics as either positive or negative, without recognizing that we need each of them in order to become fuller, more balanced human beings. Originally... more...