Download ebook A Critique of Psychoanalytic Reason: Hypnosis as a Scientific Problem from Lavoisier to Lacan – L?on Chertok, Isabelle Stengers

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Description: This original and provocative work begins by examining the shift of scientific paradigms that took place in the late eighteenth century, a shift illustrated by the report of a French Royal Commission appointed in 1784 to investigate Mesmerism. The reactions to Mesmerism among the Commission members in particular the chemist Lavoisier and the botanist …

Download ebook The Psychology of Human Leadership: How To Develop Charisma and Authority – Michael Paschen, Erich Dihsmaier

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Description: The book seamlessly links fundamental insights and practical approaches to address the most important leadership problems and challenges. Each of the 11 chapters takes a close look at a specific leadership aspect and explains how to develop personal leadership qualities, such as charisma, the ability to motivate others, assertiveness, and how to overcome crises …

Download ebook The Psychology of Politicians – Ashley Weinberg

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Description: The Psychology of Politicians explores a topic which fuels public and media debate yet is under-researched and has potentially far-reaching consequences for the success of our political systems. Focusing on research with democratically elected representatives from the UK, Poland and Italy, and on the political behaviour of a former US President and voters’ perceptions …

Download ebook Cultural Processes: A Social Psychological Perspective – Angela K. -y Leung, Chiu Chi-yue, Hong Ying-yi

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Description: With the rapid growth of knowledge concerning ethnic and national group differences in human behaviors in the last two decades, researchers are increasingly curious as to why, how, and when such differences surface. The field is ready to leapfrog from a descriptive science of group differences to a science of cultural processes. The goal …

Download ebook How Homophobia Hurts Children: Nurturing Diversity at Home, at School, and in the Community – Jean M. Baker

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Description: Homophobia hurts kids. Explore ways to minimize that trauma!This book illustrates the ways that children growing up to be gay are harmed by homophobia before anyone, including themselves, even knows they are gay. This compelling and sympathetic volume describes many simple ways that these children can be helped to understand that they can grow …

Download ebook Safe with Me – Amy Hatvany

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Description: A novel about two mothers and one daughter who are linked by tragedy and bound by secrets, from the acclaimed author of Heart Like Mine. Now, in the provocative Safe with Me, Amy Hatvany explores controversial and timely issues with astonishing emotional complexity. The screech of tires brought Hannah Scott’s world as she knew …

Download ebook Two Sisters – Mary Hogan

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Description: Mary Hogan’s powerful and poignant debut novel about two sisters—opposites in every way—plus their mother and the secrets and lies that define them all. One family, two sisters, a lifetime of secrets . . . The third child in a family that wanted only two, Muriel Sullivant has always been an outsider. Short, dark-haired …

Download ebook The Best American Short Stories 2013 – Elizabeth Strout, Heidi Pitlor

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Description: “As our vision becomes more global, our storytelling is stretching in many ways. Stories increasingly change point of view, switch location, and sometimes pack as much material as a short novel might,” writes guest editor Elizabeth Strout. “It’s the variety of voices that most indicates the increasing confluence of cultures involved in making us …