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- Hodder & Stoughton 2017; US$ 21.99
Empathy is the power of understanding others, imaginatively entering into their feelings. It is a fundamental human attribute, without which mutually co-operative societies cannot function. In a revolutionary development, we now know who has it, who lacks it and why. Via the MRI scanner we are mapping the human brain. This is a new frontier that reveals... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 29.95
With environmental damage and disaster as a result of climate change on the rise, this book responds to a need for methods for dealing with adverse psychological impact in the therapy room. Including proven, effective interventions alongside foundational theory, this book is an excellent tool for counteracting negative effects on mental health. more...
- Crown/Archetype 2017; US$ 28.00
In a culture obsessed with happiness, this wise, stirring book points the way toward a richer, more satisfying life. Too many of us believe that the search for meaning is an esoteric pursuit?that you have to travel to a distant monastery or page through dusty volumes to discover life?s secrets. The truth is, there are untapped sources of meaning... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 85.98
This book illustrates how intimate workers in different socio-cultural contexts negotiate the commercial uses of their sexuality, identity, affect, and bodies, thereby often defying inequality, impoverishment, and resource depletion in their regions. The studies shed light on the multi-faceted experiences of subjects involved in intimate... more...
- Gill Books 2016; US$ 4.99
A self-help guide to swapping 'having it all' to 'having more with less', The Happy Medium helps readers gain perspective on their personal satisfaction from the outside in by using positive psychology to clear the unsustainable expectations of what constitutes a life well-lived. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 84.99
This volume provides an up-to-date and evaluative review of theoretical and empirical stances on emotion and its close interaction with language and cognition in monolingual and bilingual individuals. Importantly, it presents a novel methodological approach that takes into account contextual information and hence goes beyond the reductionist approach... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.95
Homesickness is a topic which has been neglected in research. It focuses on pre-occupation with home, family and friends and is further manifest in terms of distress such as depression, anxiety, obsessionality, absent-mindedness and physical symptoms. It has much in common with agitated depression and is in many ways similar to bereavement, and could... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 45.68
This book constructs a multi-disciplinary interpretation of emotion, specifically applied and discussed within Organizational Change environments. Including a range of perspectives from Philosophy, Evolutionary Sciences, Psychology and Sociology, Emotion in Organizational Change also provides a historical picture of our knowledge of emotion. The... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2016; US$ 134.95
In order to use the perspective of emotions to explain conflict escalation and crises, a comparison to conceptions such as the pursuit of power or financial interests is warranted. These theoretical considerations are investigated within cases of civil wars and shown to be effective in explaining the origins but also the breakdown of conflicts. more...