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  • Experimenting with Organizational Lifeby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    I. Broad Context of Action Research.- 1. Professional Responsibility of Social Scientists.- 2. Whatever Happened to Action Research?.- 3. Action Research and the Development of the Social Sciences.- 4. Engaging with Large-Scale Systems.- 5. The Theory and Practice of Action Research in Work Organizations.- 6. Complementary Roles in Action Research.-... more...

  • Biopsychosocial Perspectives on Arab Americansby

    Springer US 2013; US$ 179.00

    Provides cultural background and insights essential for clinical/community practitioners to provide effective, culturally appropriate interventions within mental health and medical perspectives Chapters provide theoretical and empirical background with focus on implications for practice and secondary emphasis on implications for training and future... more...

  • Trauma and Organizationsby

    Karnac Books 2011; US$ 31.95

    This collection of new contributions from psychoanalysts, group analysts and organisational consultants from Europe, Australia and the United States examines the patterns of conscious and unconscious life of those organisations in which traumatic experience is ubiquitous. Among the organisations studied are hospitals and clinics for the care and treatment... more...

  • Handbuch Stress und Kulturby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 39.95

    Ziel des Buches ist es, den Forschungsstand zum Zusammenhang von Kultur, Stress und Gesundheit in einem Überblickswerk darzustellen. Das Besondere ist dabei, dass sowohl kulturvergleichende als auch interkulturelle Ansätze berücksichtigt und ihre Wechselwirkungen betont werden. Insgesamt 29 Kapitel greifen aktuelle Fragestellungen aus Theorie und... more...

  • Knowledge and Developmentby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    1 Reflexive Abstraction and Education: The Meaning of Activity in Piaget?s Theory.- 1. The Meaning of Activity in Piaget?s Cognitive Theory: An Introduction.- 2. Concept of Phenocopy.- 3. The Mechanism of Reflexive Abstraction.- 3.1. Basic Definitions.- 3.2. Relationship to Phenocopy.- 3.3. Experimental Evidence.- 3.3.1. The Study of Correlates.- 3.3.2.... more...

  • Experiencing the Environmentby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    I. Introduction.- II. Some Behavioral Effects of the Physical Environment.- III. Dimensionalizing the Environmental Manifold.- IV. The Personality Research Paradigm in Environmental Psychology.- V. Specialization and the Varieties of Environmental Experience: Empirical Studies within the Personality Paradigm.- VI. Transcendental Experience.- VII. Experiencing... more...

  • Motor Controlby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    1. Introductory lecture: Muscle sense, proprioception and the control of movement..- 2. The encoding of the receptor potential into impulse patterns of muscle spindle afferents of cats..- 3. Impulse activity from human muscle spindles during voluntary contractions..- 4. Impulse decoding process in stretch reflex..- 5. Motoneuronal reflex response to... more...

  • Personality and Psychopathologyby

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 49.95

    Includes critical evaluations of Shapiro?s work Extends Shapiro?s theory to include children and severe personality disorders Brings together leading figures in clinical psychiatry and psychology Expands current view of the personality/psychopathology connection more...

  • Theoretical Perspectives in Environment-Behavior Researchby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 219.00

    Preface. 1. Introduction; S. Wapner, et al. 2. Assumptions, Methods and Research Problems of the Holistic, Developmental, Systems-Oriented Perspective; S. Wapner, J. Demick. 3. Humans and Nature: Insights from a Transactional View; C.M. Werner, I. Altman. 4. Natural Disaster and Restoration Housings: Role of Physical and Interpersonal Environment... more...

  • Thinking Physics for Teachingby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    Physics, Epistemology, and Teaching: Generalizations to Be Drawn from Results of Research on Teaching and Learning (A. Arons). Wrong Experiments as Didactical Tools (G. Cortini). Do We Need an Agreement with Mathematicians? (C. Bernardini). Modeling Software for Learning and Doing Physics (D. Hestenes). Contents of Physics: Essential Elements,... more...