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Will. Volition. Choice. Control

  • Forensic Interviews Regarding Child Sexual Abuseby William T. O'Donohue; Matthew Fanetti

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 110.07

     This wide-ranging volume combines the current findings and frontline knowledge working practitioners need to know about forensic interviewing of children in sexual abuse cases. Coverage begins with the basics: legal and ethical principles, interview planning and procedure, psychometric and cultural issues, pitfalls and how to avoid them. Perspectives... more...

  • Coaching Theorieby Michael Loebbert

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 20.55

    Dieses Buch räumt das herrschende Durcheinander von Ansätzen und Perspektiven im Coaching systematisch auf. Coaches, die auf Augenhöhe arbeiten, können ihren Klienten und Kunden darstellen, was sie wie und warum anbieten und tun. Im Kontext beraterischer Handlungstheorie erweist sich Vieles als haltbar: Lösungs- und Ressourcenorientierung, systemische... more...

  • Motivating Cooperation and Compliance with Authorityby Brian H. Bornstein; Alan J. Tomkins

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 106.40

    This volume explores the various ways in which trust is thought about and studied in contemporary society. In doing so, it aims to advance both theoretical and methodological perspectives on trust. Trust is an important topic in this series because it raises issues of both motivation and emotion. Specifically, notions of trust and fairness motivate... more...

  • Choosing Not to Chooseby Cass R. Sunstein

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    Cass R. Sunstein is at the forefront of developing public policy to encourage people to make better decisions. In Choosing Not to Choose he presents his most complete argument for how we should understand the value of choice, and when and how we should enable people to choose not to choose. Confronting the challenging future of data-driven decision-making,... more...

  • European Perspectives on Behavioural Law and Economicsby Klaus Mathis

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 106.40

    This anthology highlights the theoretical foundations as well as the various applications of Behavioural Law and Economics in European legal culture. By the same token, it fosters the dialogue between European and American Law and Economics scholars. The traditional neo-classical microeconomic theory explains human behaviour by using Rational Choice.... more...

  • Commitmentby Piers Benn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.95

    Most of us care about certain people and things, and some of these concerns become personal commitments, involving our values, our relationships, our work and our religious or political stances. But what is commitement, and why should it matter? Is social commitment - for example, to the family - being eroded by individualism or ironic detachment?... more...

  • Politische Machtspiele - Schlachtfeld oder Chanceby Hans-Jürgen Gaugl

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 10.27

    Inwieweit braucht unsere Demokratie Mediation? Vor dem Hintergrund kritischer Stimmen zur Legitimität der Politik in der aktuell gelebten Demokratie und zunehmender Politikverdrossenheit der Menschen gibt dieses Sachbuch einen Überblick über die Wechselwirkungen zwischen Politik und Gesellschaft sowie die Bedeutung von Konflikten in der Demokratie... more...

  • Psycholinguistik in der Gesprächsführungby Robert J. Feinbier

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 23.63

    Verstehen und verstanden werden im Gespräch sind nicht so einfach, wie man gemeinhin glauben mag – nicht im Privatleben und schon gar nicht im beruflichen Umfeld. Das Werk richtet sich an Praktiker und fachlich Interessierte, für die das Führen zielorientierter Gespräche von beruflicher Relevanz ist, sowie an Studierende und Dozierende der Psychologie,... more...

  • Addictions From an Attachment Perspectiveby Richard Gill

    Karnac Books 2014; US$ 22.99

    This outstanding book is an important collection of papers from the 2013 John Bowlby Memorial Conference by accomplished clinicians from different modalities who share their experience of working with people with different kinds of addiction. The papers bring together an in-depth understanding that addictions are a response to, and hold the pain of,... more...

  • Handbook of Community Sentimentby Monica K. Miller; Jeremy A. Blumenthal; Jared Chamberlain

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 267.86

    ​This volume is the most comprehensive reference book on community sentiment available. The classic book about community sentiment is Norm Finkel’s “Commonsense Justice: Jurors’ Notions of the Law” (1995). A similarly influential book called “Justice, Liability, and Blame” was published at the same time, examining lay sentiment about a variety of criminal... more...