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  • Animating Expressive Characters for Social Interactionby Lola Cañamero; Ruth Aylett

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 158.00

    Animated interactive characters and robots that are able to function in human social environments are being developed by a large number of research groups worldwide. Emotional expression, as a key element of human social interaction and communication, is often added in an attempt to make them appear more natural to us. How can such artefacts be given... more...

  • Calling for Helpby Carolyn Baker; Michael Emmison; Alan Firth

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 180.00

    Telephone helplines have become one of the most pervasive sites of expert-lay interaction in modern societies throughout the world. Yet surprisingly little is known of the in situ , language-based processes of help-seeking and help-giving behavior that occurs within them. This collection of original studies by both internationally renowned and emerging... more...

  • Psychologie für den Berufby Boris von der Linde; Svea Steinweg

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2009; US$ 6.26

    Wer sich und die Verhaltensweisen von Kollegen und Chefs besser versteht, kann Konflikte vermeiden und Arbeitsabläufe verbessern. Dieser TaschenGuide stellt Ihnen die psychologischen Grundbausteine vor und zeigt, wie Sie die Arbeit im Team optimieren können. <!-- Generated by XStandard version 2.0.1.0 on 2012-08-30T10:37:54 --><p>Wer sich... more...

  • Friend v. Friendby Ethan J. Leib

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 21.99

    Friendship is one of our most important social institutions. It is the not only the salve for personal loneliness and isolation; it is the glue that binds society together. Yet for a host of reasons--longer hours at work, the Internet, suburban sprawl--many have argued that friendship is on the decline in contemporary America. In social surveys, researchers... more...

  • The Paradox of Urban Spaceby Sharon E. Sutton; Susan P. Kemp

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 110.00

    As racially-based inequalities and spatial segregation deepen - strained by emergent problems associated with climate change, ever-widening differences between wealth and poverty, and the global economic crisis - this book issues a timely call for just and sustainable development. more...

  • The Ethics of Interpersonal Relationshipsby Joyce Catlett; Robert W. Firestone

    Karnac Books 2009; US$ 39.95

    'Our inspiration for writing this book springs from a deep feeling for people and a grave concern that without a proper understanding of the reasons for their inhumanity in relation to one another and the development of a compassionate world view, it is likely that human beings may eventually destroy themselves and life on the planet. This work is... more...

  • How to Click with Peopleby Rick Kirschner

    Hyperion 2011; US$ 24.99

    The Secret to Building Better Relationships in Business and in Life   With some people, you just click. The connection is quick and easy. Communication flows. You can tell them anything and they know just what you mean. When you connect in this way, you feel understood and accepted for who you really are. You "get" these people... more...

  • The Politics of Misrecognitionby Simon Thompson; Majid Yar

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 114.95

    The past several decades have seen the emergence of a vigorous ongoing debate about the 'politics of recognition'. The initial impetus was provided by the reflections of Charles Taylor and others about the rights to cultural recognition of historically marginalized groups in Western societies. Since then, the parameters of the debate have considerably... more...

  • Erotic Capitalby Catherine Hakim

    Basic Books 2011; US$ 26.00

    In 2010, pioneering sociologist Catherine Hakim shocked the world with a provocative new theory: In addition to the three recognized personal assets (economic, cultural, and social capital), each individual has a fourth asset—erotic capital—that he or she can, and should, use to advance within society. In this bold and controversial book, Hakim explores... more...

  • The Mindful Coupleby Robyn Walser; Darrah Westrup

    New Harbinger Publications 2009; US$ 15.95

    In The Mindful Couple two leading experts in ACT, as well as couples counseling, show individuals how easy-to-use techniques from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy-such as compassion and values-based behavior change-can bring vitality to intimate relationships. more...