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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
In Encountering Affect, Ben Anderson explores why understanding affect matters and offers one account of affective life that hones in the different ways in which affects are ordered. Intervening in debates around non-representational theories, he argues that affective life is always-already mediated - the never finished product of apparatuses,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 40.50
George McClure offers here a far-reaching analysis of the role of consolation in Italian Renaissance culture, showing how the humanists' interest in despair, and their effort to open up this realm in both social and personal terms, signaled a shift toward a heightened secularization in European thought. Analyzing works by fourteenth-and fifteenth-century... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 12.99
Can the worlds of science and philosophy work together to recognise our destructive emotions such as hatred, craving, and delusion? Bringing together ancient Buddhist wisdom and recent breakthroughs in a variety of fields from neuroscience to child development, Daniel Goleman's extraordinary book offers fresh insights into how we can recognise and... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 79.95
The right to "pursue happiness" is one of the dominant themes of western culture, and understanding the causes of happiness is one of the primary goals of the positive psychology movement. However, before the causality question can even be considered, a more basic question must be addressed: CAN happiness change? Reasons for skepticism include the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Collective and group-based pride is currently covered across a number of disciplines including nationalism studies, sociology and social psychology, with little communication between fields. This multidisciplinary collection encourages interdisciplinary research and provides a unique insight into the subject, stemming from a psychological perspective.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 41.99
Depression is second after heart disease as the most damaging health condition in the world. The NHS has devoted huge resources to training thousands of psychological therapists to work in 'Improving Access to Psychological Therapies' services specifically to treat depression in adults and couple therapy has been identified as one of the effective... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00
Originally published in 1995, this book was the most up-to-date and comprehensive account of research on occupational stress at the time. It identifies the sources, consequences and treatments of stress in the workplace from the perspective of organizational psychology and makes clear recommendations for future work in this area. Terry Beehr discusses... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2014; US$ 16.23
Many of us struggle with overeating and losing weight. We all know what we should be eating, but somehow we still reach for those unhealthy foods that deep down we know aren't doing us any good. In this new book, chartered psychologist Dr Jane McCartney explains how to identify and address the underlying emotional reasons for overeating... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Within sociology and criminology the dominant view is that genocide and other mass atrocities are committed by technologically-lobotomized perpetrators. Somehow the process of rationalization is believed to have transformed these people from emotionally healthy people into hollow soulless shells of human beings or zombies, devoid of a full range of... more...