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Personality

  • The Alchemy of Freedomby A. H. Almaas

    Shambhala 2017; US$ 18.95

    Well-known spiritual teacher A. H. Almaas uses the metaphor of the mysterious philosopher's stone to discuss a tremendous liberating power that leads to endless enlightenment.  For millennia alchemists sought the philosophers? stone, the miracle substance believed to be the key to all the secrets of existence. The quest was fueled by some of the... more...

  • The General Factor of Personalityby Janek Musek

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 74.95

    The General Factor of Personality improves our understanding of the personality structure and the relations between major personality dimensions, as well as major dimensions of the entire non-cognitive sphere of psychological variables. The results of the empirical testing and theoretical evaluations in this book contribute to the more comprehensive... more...

  • Femicide, Gender and Violenceby Daniela Bandelli

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 86.78

    This book questions gendered readings of violence by analyzing how this paradigm has become normalized in Italy since the feminist term ?femminicidio?, or ?femicide?, entered the mainstream media during the 2013 general election. It also sheds light on discourses of contestation on the part of family activists, men?s rights campaigners and divorced... more...

  • Network Role Mining and Analysisby Derek Doran

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 46.64

    This brief presents readers with a summary of classic, modern, and state-of-the-art methods for discovering the roles of entities in networks (including social networks) that range from small to large-scale. It classifies methods by their mathematical underpinning, whether they are driven by implications about entity behaviors in system, or if they... more...

  • Identity, Personhood and the Lawby Charles Foster; Jonathan Herring

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 46.64

    This book is an examination of how the law understands human identity and the whole notion of ?human being?. On these two notions the law, usually unconsciously, builds the superstructure of ?human rights?. It explores how the law understands the concept of a human being, and hence a person who is entitled to human rights. This involves a discussion... more...

  • Coping and the Challenge of Resilienceby Erica Frydenberg

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 87.78

    This book addresses how best to meet everyday challenges. The author focuses on how to think and act differently about what we do as we face challenges, and how to assess each situation as one of challenge rather than threat or harm because we have the strategies to cope. Spanning eleven chapters, the book examines the best ways to provide the core... more...

  • Gambling, Crime and Societyby James Banks

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 87.78

    This book explores the manifold actual, possible and probable interconnections between gambling and crime in the context of the increased availability of wagering activities across many regions of the world. It examines the impact of the proliferation and propinquity of land-based betting establishments on crime, the role of organised crime in the... more...

  • The Stranger in the Woodsby Michael Finkel

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2017; US$ 25.95

    Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it. This is the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making this dream a reality?not out of anger at the world, but simply because he preferred to live on his own.   A  New York Times  bestseller In 1986, a shy and intelligent twenty-year-old... more...

  • Psychologie der Märchenby Dieter Frey

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 20.96

    Dieses Buch bringt zwei Dinge zusammen, die Menschen faszinieren: Märchen und Psychologie. Ein Autorenteam rund um den bekannten Sozialpsychologen Dieter Frey analysiert berühmte Märchen aus Sicht der wissenschaftlichen Psychologie: Märchen befassen sich seit jeher mit zentralen Fragen und Schwierigkeiten des menschlichen Lebens und der Entwicklung... more...

  • Handbuch Diversity Kompetenzby Petia Genkova; Tobias Ringeisen

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 50.13

    Das Handbuch liefert in zwei Bänden einen Überblick über den Diskussionsstand zum Thema Diversity Kompetenz und bündelt dabei Wissen aus Theorie, Forschung und Praxis. Der vorliegende zweite Band differenziert zentrale Gegenstandsbereiche der Diversity Kompetenz und analysiert diese aus einer Forschungs- sowie einer Anwendungsperspektive. Das Handbuch... more...