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  • Self-Determination Theoryby Richard M. Ryan; Edward L. Deci

    Guilford Publications 2017; US$ 75.00 US$ 68.50

    Self-determination theory (SDT) provides a framework for understanding the factors that promote motivation and healthy psychological and behavioral functioning. In this authoritative work, the codevelopers of the theory comprehensively examine SDT's conceptual underpinnings (including its six mini-theories), empirical evidence base, and practical... more...

  • Group Therapy with Childrenby Alfons Aichinger; Walter Holl

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 26.55

    Peer groups have a great significance in children?s development. Since children express their problems through play and action, Alfons Aichinger and Walter Holl have developed the basic ideas and intervention possibilities of psychodrama for group therapy work with children in a process spanning over 35 years. Using vivid examples, they describe the... more...

  • Pediatric Disorders of Regulation in Affect and Behaviorby Georgia A. DeGangi

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 64.95

    Pediatric Disorders of Regulation in Affect and Behavior: A Therapist's Guide to Assessment and Treatment, Second Edition, presents state-of-the-art coverage of the latest theory, research, and treatment strategies for infants and children with problems of regulation. This comprehensive book, designed for mental health professionals and occupational... more...

  • Reconciliation and Social Healing in Afghanistanby Heela Najibullah

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 35.71

    Heela Najibullah analyzes the Afghan reconciliation processes through the lenses of transrational peace philosophy and Elicitive Conflict Transformation. The research highlights two Afghan governments reconciliation processes in 1986 and 2010 and underlines the political events that shaped the 1986 National Reconciliation Policy, drawing lessons for... more...

  • Political Socialization of Youthby Janette Habashi

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 76.41

    This book increases the awareness of youth political agency and how it relates to adults, governments, communities, and local and global discourse. It reveals the complexity of youth?s political lives as it intersects with social identifiers such as location, gender, and political status, and interacts with neoliberal discourse embedded in media, local... more...

  • Persönlichkeits- und Differentielle Psychologieby Georg Eckardt

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 20.53

    In diesem Buch werden Quellentexte zur Vorgeschichte und Geschichte der Persönlichkeits- und Differentiellen Psychologie vorgestellt und kommentiert. Auf diese Weise erhält der Leser/ die Leserin ein authentisches Bild von der historischen Entwicklung des Faches. Die Quellentexte enthalten prototypische Arbeiten über theoretische und fachmethodische... more...

  • Kooperation und Kompetition im Videospielby Tim Wulf

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 26.77

    Der Autor untersucht die Rolle von Kooperation und Kompetition als Ausprägungen sozialer Interdependenz beim Spielen interaktiver Unterhaltungsmedien. Er weist die wichtige Rolle von Kooperation sowohl für die Einstellung gegenüber Mitspielern als auch für an das Spiel anschließendes prosoziales Verhalten nach. Verbundenheit zu Mitspielern wirkt sich... more...

  • Tagtraumhaftes Heldentumby Andreas Galling-Stiehler

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 31.24

    Andreas Galling-Stiehler untersucht das Phänomen, dass Skandale um Politiker und Top-Manager zunehmend als Folge der Personalisierung durch Public Relations, Public Affairs und andere Formen der Auftragskommunikation sowie ihrer Rezeption durch die Medien erscheinen. Aus der Perspektive einer psychoanalytischen Hermeneutik entwickelt er ein neues Verständnis... more...

  • Creativity and the Performing Artistby Paula Thomson; Victoria S. Jaque

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 64.95

    Creativity and the Performing Artist: Behind the Mask synthesizes and integrates research in the field of creativity and the performing arts. This is a field that has received limited research investigation, yet our culture is powerfully invested in, and influenced by, the performing arts. The book will help explain the creative process, flow... more...

  • Acting and Beingby Elizabeth Hess

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 84.99

    In this book, educator-actor-playwright-director Elizabeth Hess offers systematic and original explorations in performance technique. This hybrid approach is a fusion of physical theater modalities culled from Western practices (Psycho-physical actions, Viewpoints) Eastern practices (Butoh, Kundalini yoga) and related performance disciplines (Mask,... more...