Uncovers the internal and external factors that can lead ordinary people to commit extraordinary acts of evil. This book offers a comprehensive psychological view of how anyone can potentially participate in heinous crimes against humanity.
This book provides a concise yet thorough and extensive account of the main explanations of violent behaviour. It draws upon sociological and psychological perspectives on violence as part of a coherent approach to the study of a phenomenon that raises wide public concern.
Books like "Freakonomics" have shown how human behaviour follows predictable patterns. But how do you take these radical ideas and apply them to your business? And how do you make money from them? This title sets out what business can learn from the findings of the economics and social psychology.
Alcoholism is a disorder characterised by the excessive consumption of and dependence on alcoholic beverages, leading to physical and psychological harm and impaired social and vocational functioning. This book gathers research on this socially and medically destructive disorder; and looks at addiction issues, and forms of treatment.