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- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 120.00
Emotions are central to our practices and understanding of public life. This book examines the political, social and personal consequences of public emotions in relation to conflict, ritual, social classification, collective life, identity, memory and power and is a multidisciplinary collaboration showing the emotional character of public life. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 79.00
This volume presents chapters from internationally renowned scholars in the area of goals and social behavior. The book is organized around a series of topics that are of critical importance to understanding the social-cognitive aspects of goal-directed behavior. In each chapter, the authors offer an introduction to past research on a specific topic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95
Experiments With People showcases 28 intriguing studies that have significantly advanced our understanding of human thought and social behavior. These studies, mostly laboratory experiments, shed light on the irrationality of everyday thinking, the cruelty and indifference of 'ordinary' people, the operation of the unconscious mind, and the intimate... more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 28.95
Abgrall, a practicing psychiatrist and professional criminologist who won a case against the Scientologists in Europe, has spent 15 years researching cult phenomena. Well organized and readable. This book is recommended for public and academic libraries. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 139.00
Focuses on 7 conceptual disputes, categorical versus dimensional perspectives on symptoms, animal versus behavioral models, single OCD entity versus OCD spectrum, neuropsychiatric versus cognitive-behavior models, cognitive therapy versus exposure therapy, self-directed versus therapist-directed treatment, and medication versus cognitive-behavior. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 187.00
Social exclusion is a key problem for policy makers, researchers and professionals worldwide. Despite this, the debate lacks a dominant disciplinary focus. This innovative handbook covers evidence from key research and policy to offer cross-disciplinary perspectives on major areas of social exclusion. Focusing on central policy domains including education,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
This book is about the social psychological dynamics and phenomenology of social inclusion and exclusion. The editors take as their starting point the assumption that social life is conducted in a framework of relationships in which individuals seek inclusion and belongingness. Relationships necessarily include others, but equally they have boundaries... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 184.99
Awareness of the importance of exercise and physical activity to optimal physical and mental health has never been greater. It is widely acknowledged that physical inactivity is a leading cause of death, yet statistics show less than 50% of Americans participate in regular physical activity. This information highlights the public health challenge of... more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 60.00
This accessible and assured book offers readers a new take on the central question of the relation between the individual and society. It offers a thorough, informed and critical guide to the field. It demonstrates how global economic and employment structures, neo-liberal discourse, the role of emotion, irrationality, and ambiguity are factors that... more...