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Personality

  • The Creative Selfby Maciej Karwowski; James C. Kaufman

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 74.95

    The Creative Self is a collection of essays that synthesize, analyze, and discuss key theories, studies, and new ideas about the creative self-beliefs. It untangles the interrelated constructs of creative self-efficacy, creative metacognition, creative identity, and creative self-concept. It explores how and when creative self-beliefs are formed... more...

  • Identity, Violence and Powerby Guy Elcheroth; Stephen Reicher

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; Not Available

    This book provides a systematic examination of the re-patterning of collective identities through violence and the role of power politics in such critical transitions. The authors show how identity is created through shared social practices and how it is transformed when collective violence disrupts common practices. Three case studies show how... more...

  • The Role of Trust in Conflict Resolutionby Ilai Alon; Daniel Bar-Tal

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 95.12

    Built on the premise that trust is one of the most important factors in intergroup relations, conflict management and resolution at large, this volume explores trust and its mechanisms and operations especially in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Significantly, this volume focuses not only on the nature of trust and distrust in the Israeli-Palestinian... more...

  • Post-Soviet Migration and Diasporasby Milana V. Nikolko; David Carment

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 45.44

    This book examines the relationship between post-Soviet societies in transition and the increasingly important role of their diaspora. It analyses processes of identity transformation in post-Soviet space and beyond, using macro- and micro-level perspectives and interdisciplinary approaches combining field-based and ethnographic research. The authors... more...

  • Decolonizing and Feminizing Freedomby Denise Noble

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 95.12

    This book traces the powerful discourses and embodied practices through which Black Caribbean women have been imagined and produced as subjects of British liberal rule and modern freedom. It argues that in seeking to escape liberalism?s gendered and racialised governmentalities, Black women?s everyday self-making practices construct decolonising and... more...

  • An Introduction to Personality, Individual Differences and Intelligenceby Nick Haslam; Luke Smillie; John Song

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 39.00

    The  Second Edition  of this popular textbook continues its reputation for clarity, accessibility, conceptual sophistication and adds new content on intelligence, personality disorders and biological and genetic theories.  more...

  • Selfie Citizenshipby Adi Kuntsman

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 47.51

    This collection reflects on the emerging phenomenon of ?selfie citizenship?, which capitalises on individual visibility and agency, at the time when citizenship itself is increasingly governed through biometrics and large-scale dataisation. Today we are witnessing a global rise of politicised selfies: photographs of individuals with handwritten notes... more...

  • Twin Mythconceptionsby Nancy L. Segal

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 39.95

    Twin Mythconceptions: False Beliefs, Fables, and Facts about Twins sheds new light on over 70 commonly held ideas and beliefs about the origins and development of identical and fraternal twins. Using the latest scientific findings from psychology, psychiatry, biology, and education, the book separates fact from fiction. Each idea about twins is described,... more...

  • Can't Just Stopby Sharon Begley

    Simon & Schuster 2017; US$ 27.00 US$ 19.99

    The first book to examine the science behind both mild and extreme compulsive behavior?using fascinating case studies to understand its deeper meaning and reveal the truth about human compulsion. Whether shopping with military precision or hanging the tea towels just so, compulsion is something most of us have witnessed in daily life. But compulsions... more...

  • The Flockby Joan Frances Casey; Lynn Wilson

    Random House Publishing Group 2017; US$ 16.00

    The groundbreaking first-person account of successful recovery from dissociative identity disorder, now featuring a new preface by the author When Joan Frances Casey, a married twenty-six-year-old graduate student, ?awoke? on the ledge of a building ready to jump, it wasn?t the first time she couldn?t explain her whereabouts. Soon after, Lynn Wilson,... more...