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  • Together Aloneby Calvin Morrill; Cindy H. White; David A. Snow

    University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95

    Exploring locales such as city streets, bus stops, parking lots, bars, retail establishments, and discussion groups, Together Alone ventures into what is often thought of as the realm of passing strangers to examine the nature of personal relationships conducted in public spaces. more...

  • Social Exclusionby David Byrne

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    The second edition of this widely read book explores developments in social theory, social experience and social policy in relation to Social Exclusion. The first part examines the origins of the term and implications of the difference between the ideas of 'exclusion', 'underclass', 'residuum' and related concepts. The discussion is informed by the... more...

  • Expressive Orderby David R. Heise

    Springer US 2007; Not Available

    Expressive Order introduces affect control theory to lay readers of sociology, and additionally guides sociology specialists into the theory's deep structure. Briefly, affect control theory proposes that individuals shape their social interactions so that emerging impressions reinforce sentiments about salient identities, behaviors, and settings.... more...

  • Interventionsby Elizabeth A. Castelli; Janet R. Jakobsen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 46.00

    This collection brings together top scholars to discuss the significance of violence from a global perspective and the intersections between the global structures of violence and more localized and intimate forms of violence. Activists and academics consider questions such as; are there situations in which violence should be politically supported?... more...

  • 50 Activities for Conflict Resolutionby Jonamay Lambert

    HRD Press 1999; US$ 149.95

    This collection of activities, self-assessments, and exercises is especially useful as a resource to introduce the issue of conflict and its resolution as a part of workshops on management, leadership, communication, negotiation and diversity. The book is fully reproducible and flexibly organized in two sections. Part One includes twenty-five interactive... more...

  • Global Conflict Resolution Through Positioning Analysisby Fathali M. Moghaddam; Rom Harré; Naomi Lee

    Springer New York 2007; Not Available

    Positioning theory is the study of the nature, formation, influence and ways of change of local systems of rights and duties as shared assumptions about them influence small scale interactions. Evolving from linguistics origins, the theory concerns conventions of speech and action that are labile, contestable, and ephemeral. With this theory, researchers... more...

  • The Psychology of Genocide, Massacres, and Extreme Violenceby Donald Dutton

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 50.00

    A psychologist explains how and why "normal" people are transformed, in a relatively short amount of time, into sadistic torturers and mass killers for a cause. more...

  • How to Be in a Personal Relationshipby Stephen Sampson

    HRD Press 2007; US$ 34.95

    Master the fundamental skills necessary to maintain a personal relationship. There are many books out there on relationships. But this one is different. It teaches social, intellectual and emotional skills you can actually apply in your life to create a lasting and intimate relationship – whether you’re married, engaged or in a committed... more...

  • Powerful People Skillby Heather Hansen

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2009; US$ 12.80

    This book provides easy to follow methods for building people skills, providing dos, donts, fast facts, common myths, and simple mental checklists to help you form strong, long-lasting, and powerful relationships in work and life. more...

  • Acquaintancesby David H.J. Morgan

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 53.00

    The distinction between friends and acquaintances is often made in everyday conversation but the significance of this distinction is under-explored. This book argues that acquaintanceship is a topic worthy of investigation in its own right and assesses the overall significance of acquaintances in late modern society. more...