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Still Arrow Three Attempts to Annul Time
ISBN: HB: 9780857428516, Seagull Books, July 2021
158 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Elvio Fachinelli was a leading Italian psychoanalyst of the 1960s-80s whose clinical, theoretical, and radical work resonated well beyond his discipline. In The Still Arrow, Fachinelli launched an interdisciplinary investigation ranging from anthropo...
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£16,99
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Western Disease Contesting Autism in the Somali Diaspora
ISBN: PB: 9780226772257, ISBN: HB: 9780226545752, University of Chicago Press, May 2021
272 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 8 halftones
Because autism is an increasingly common diagnosis, North Americans are familiar with its symptoms and treatments. But what we know and think about autism is shaped by our social relationship to health, disease, and the medical system. In The Western...
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£26,00
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£78,00
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Homelessness among Older Adults in Prague Causes, Contexts and Prospects
ISBN: PB: 9788024645254, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, November 2020
444 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! Following their engaging study Homelessness among Young People in Prague, the authors of this book turn their attention to an older population facing the same issue, a very different situa...
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£16,00
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Anatomy of Grief
ISBN: HB: 9780300226232, Yale University Press, October 2020
328 pp., 21.6x14 cm
Grief happens to everyone. Universal and enveloping, grief cannot be ignored or denied. This original new book by psychologist Dorothy P. Holinger uses humanistic and physiological approaches to describe grief's impact on the bereaved. Taking examp...
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£20,00
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With the Wind and the Waves A Guide to Mental Health Practices in Alaska Native Communities
ISBN: PB: 9781602234161, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, October 2020
150 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In With the Wind and the Waves, psychologist Ray M. Droby tells a story of treatment and learning, drawing on experiences ranging from an ocean journey he took on the Bering Sea while serving in a Alaska Native community to his clinical work as a psy...
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£16,00
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Return on Courage A Playbook for Courageous Change
ISBN: HB: 9780999191354, Bookport, Greenleaf Book Group, July 2020
224 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
Learn to Lead with Courage Ryan Berman has spent the last two years studying the most courageous people and leaders on the planet. So what do an astronaut, a Navy SEAL, the cofounder of Method, the former VP of communications at Apple, and the presid...
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£19,99
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You vs. You 12 Ways to Kick Your Own Ass and Win
ISBN: HB: 9781626344839, Bookport, Greenleaf Book Group, July 2020
200 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
The greatest battles we face are with ourselves In You vs. You, author Todd Cahill starts with a simple premise: As people strive for any improvement in their lives – whether it's more income, a better relationship, a promotion, a bigger business, or...
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£16,50
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Anger The Conflicted History of an Emotion
ISBN: HB: 9780300221428, Yale University Press, May 2020
224 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 13 colour illus.
All of us think we know when we are angry, and we are sure we can recognize anger in others as well. But this is only superficially true. We see anger through lenses colored by what we know, experience, and learn. Barbara H. Rosenwein traces our man...
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£20,00
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Misinformation Age How False Beliefs Spread
ISBN: PB: 9780300251852, Yale University Press, April 2020
280 pp., 21x14 cm
Why should we care about having true beliefs? And why do demonstrably false beliefs persist and spread despite consequences for the people who hold them? Philosophers of science Cailin O'Connor and James Weatherall argue that social factors, rather t...
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£11,99
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Mental Traveler A Father, a Son, and a Journey through Schizophrenia
ISBN: HB: 9780226695938, University of Chicago Press, April 2020
192 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm, 18 halftones
How does a parent make sense of a child's severe mental illness? How does a father meet the daily challenges of caring for his gifted but delusional son, while seeking to overcome the stigma of madness and the limits of psychiatry?  W. J. T. Mitchell...
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£18,00
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