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- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 124.95
In this follow-up volume to Theorizing the Dynamics of Social Processes (vol. 27), the emphasis is placed on recent trends in Continental European social theory, and on the importance of political analyses to theorizing modern societies. more...
- Global Publishing 2013; US$ 14.99
Experiencing disconnection amd frustration in your relationship? Are you serious about achieving more understanding and improving your relationship? Denee Walker is familiar with a long-term relationship and the challenges it can present. She has a passionate concern for people achieving mental, physical, spiritual and emotional health for their own... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 35.00
We are partial to people with whom we share special relationships--if someone is your child, parent, or friend, you wouldn't treat them as you would a stranger. But is partiality justified, and if so, why? Partiality presents a theory of the reasons supporting special treatment within special relationships and explores the vexing problem of how... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00
This book presents an accessible and state-of-the-art survey of current research on social dilemmas. A social dilemma arises when actions that are justifiable in terms of individual rationality (e.g. over-harvesting resources, or using private instead of public transportation) threaten the common good and in the long run the individual's own self-interest... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
What does it mean to organize when the only established premise is that everything is transient? How is it possible for an organization to manage expectations based on the expectation of the unexpected? In this thought-provoking book Niels Akerstrom Andersen uses a unique combination of deconstruction, systems theory and discourse theory to critically... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Personal Relationships Across the Lifespan presents a comprehensive and up-to-date account of the role of personal relationships in people's lives. Highlighting areas of special significance and research interest at each major life-stage, Patricia Noller, Judith A. Feeney and Candida Peterson, examine how close relationships develop over time and... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95
Social interaction lies at the heart of our everyday experience. We make our way down the street and avoid crashing into others, take our place in the supermarket queue, take care in the way we talk about others in conversation, acknowledge the social status of people we meet, and enjoy leisurely pursuits in the company of friends and like-minded others.... more...
- Karnac Books 2013; US$ 25.95
The book combines for the first time attachment theory, regulation attachment therapy, and the intergenerational transmission of trauma, showing how the clinical therapeutic process of "going beyond trauma" may result in forgiveness of past relationships and other reparatory practices in which self and other, both internal and external, are integrated... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95
The internet and the mobile phone have disrupted many of our conventional understandings of our selves and our relationships, raising anxieties and hopes about their effects on our lives. This timely and vibrant book provides frameworks for thinking critically about the roles of digital media in personal relationships. Rather than providing exuberant... more...