Examines child abuse and neglect. This book opens with the background on child maltreatment including its history, an overview of the research, and the risk factors. It also examines different forms of maltreatment - physical abuse, neglect, psychological maltreatment, sexual abuse, fetal abuse, and Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome.
Executive Power arms readers with effective, fast-acting techniques that show them, step-by-step, how to get what they need before they and their companies pay a heavy toll for lack of it. This book contains specific, carefully formulated psychological tactics that can be applied to any business situation, with any person.
The fist edition of this book was a pioneering work in the newly emerging field of liberation psychology. This revised and updated edition provides an up-to-date review of the latest international developments in liberation psychology, feminist psychology and critical psychology, with a framework that links the personal and the political.
An original and comprehensive study of the sociological and psychological forces driving individual choices in French Presidential elections. Based on a unique comparative analysis of four French presidential contests over the last two decades, this book presents a rigorous examination of long-term and short-term voter motivations.
How should we respond to events that, for a variety of psychological and cultural reasons, we find it hard to wrap our minds around? This book argues that realism about science and scientists, innovative applications of cost-benefit analysis, and a pragmatic attitude toward civil liberties are among the keys to coping with catastrophic risks.
In a feature unique to Italy, the people who prepared a condemned man or woman spiritually and psychologically for execution were not priests or friars, but laymen. This book includes some of the songs, stories, poems, and images that they used, and also first-person accounts and ballads describing particular executions.
Deals with the developments in the field of executive coaching. This book describes several important psychological theories and how to effectively translate them into coaching strategies, and essential business lessons in leadership, marketing, and the corporate viewpoint along with vocabulary for the therapist.