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- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 137.50
In this two-volume set, the most comprehensive treatment of its subject to date, eminent social scientists explore the processes involved in becoming friends?or enemies. Volume 1, Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Insights , focuses on friendship and enmity between individuals, examining situations that arise in romances, at school, at work, and between... more...
- SAGE Publications 1991; US$ 53.00
This valuable book reviews and discusses the latest research on family sexual abuse. With contributions by both practitioners and researchers, it covers such issues as sibling incest; the background of sexual offenders; effects of sexual abuse on children, of offender removal from the home and of reunification and the prognosis for incest offenders... more...
- SAGE Publications 1991; US$ 56.00
Broken family bonds can be one of the most intense sources of conflict. This book - which provides vital insights into the dynamics of family and other forms of violence - explores the damage caused to familial and social bonds by escalating feelings of shame during marital quarrels. Theories and research from large-scale conflict, marital dispute... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2011; US$ 16.95
Sex and the Spiritual Teacher looks at the complex of forces that tempt otherwise insightful, compassionate, and well-intentioned teachers to lose their way--and that tempt some of their students to lose their way as well. It analyzes why most of our current efforts to keep spiritual teachers from transgressing usually don't (and in fact can't) work.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95
Encountering Bigotry examines the occurrence of emotionally fraught and socially provocative expressions, such as racism, sexism, homophobia, anti-Semitism, classism, and other forms of hatred of outgroups or others, in everyday experience. The editors categorize such remarks as projections, particular forms of perceiving oneself and others in the... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 14.99
This practical guide offers a series of sure-fire strategies to those seeking to transform their personal relationships and inspire new ones. Drawing upon examples from everyday life, Erik Blumenthal?s warm, anecdotal, and down-to-earth advice will change the way you look at your friends and family, and yield radical results in your interactions with... more...
- Touchstone 2015; US$ 16.00
In the tradition of The Sociopath Next Door , clinical psychologist Joseph Burgo?s The Narcissist You Know is a ?clear, easily digestible? ( Kirkus Reviews ) guide to help you identify, disarm, and coexist with extreme narcissists. In today?s social media and selfie-obsessed culture, we are living in an age of narcissism?and a society that often... more...
- SAGE Publications 1992; US$ 53.00
Based on a study of violence in lesbian relationships, this challenging book derives from a common theme expressed by the subjects - the sense of having been betrayed, first by their lovers, and subsequently by a lesbian community which tends to deny the problem when victims seek help. Renzetti skillfully addresses several central issues: consequences... more...
- SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 46.00
Designed to advance knowledge about violence against women and to serve as an inspiration to those studying or working in the field, this companion reader's 20 original articles focus first on theoretical and methodological issues, then on types of violence against women, and finally on prevention and direct intervention. Readers will find a wide range... more...
- SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 54.00
Understanding and Dealing with Violence: A Multicultural Approach situates violence within a social, cultural, and historical context. Edited by distinguished scholars Barbara C. Wallace and Robert T. Carter, this unique volume explores historical factors, socialization influences, and the historical and contemporary dynamics between the oppressed... more...