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Inventing Transgender Children and Young People

The essays in this volume are written by clinicians, psychologists, sociologists, educators, parents and de-transitioners. Contributors demonstrate how ‘transgender children and young people’ are invented in different medical, social and political contexts: from specialist gender identity development services to lobby groups and th...

The Structure of Conscious Experience

There must exist a point at which the molecular and electro-chemical processes that comprise brain function are transformed into rich, orderly conscious experience which seamlessly blends the present moment, what led up to it, and what will follow it. This is the stuff of our everyday lives, and it raises questions about its organi...

Co-Occurring Disorders and Prisoner Reentry

This book tackles the important issue of the effects of co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders on criminal offenders as they make the transition from incarceration back into society. It provides estimates of the prevalence of these disorders among criminal justice populations, and examines the various screening an...

A Sleep Guide for the Mature Adult

Having trouble getting your dreamed-of sleep after you retired? No longer able to stay awake after 8PM? Now that you have time on your hands, why can’t you sleep at night? This book provides answers to these questions and more, offering necessary information and advice. As we change with age, sleep also changes. Why not encourage i...

A Global Perspective on Women in Leadership and Work-Family Integration

There are countless books on the market that address the personal challenges and institutional barriers that ambitious female leaders face in the United States. This volume furthers the conversation by comparing the experiences of women in leadership with regards to work-life balance from eight different countries around the globe....

A Critical Investigation into Precognitive Dreams

The precognitive dream is a compelling, real-world phenomenon that still stands outside the purview of orthodox science. It is spoken about anecdotally and has been alluded to time and time again by renowned psychiatrists, psychologists, neurologists, and other clinicians expounding upon the nature of their patients’ narratives. Ho...

Social Psychology of Pictures

We see and represent our social environment not as it is, but as we believe it to be. This is the thesis defended in this book, supported by conceptual elements and illustrated by numerous examples drawn from anthropology, developmental psychology, cognitive psychology and social psychology. These examples show that people sharing ...

Intercultural Mediation Counselling and Psychotherapy in Europe

This collection of essays highlights theories and several of the excellent practices that are currently taking place in many European countries which integrate intercultural, multicultural and transcultural approaches as part of its education, health and mental health services. The book details numerous projects that are currently ...

The Rhetoric and Symbolism of Forms in Romantic Music

This book explores the contribution of the symbolic aspects of musical forms and structures to rhetoric and argumentation during the Romantic period. While there are several studies on this topic dedicated to the Baroque era, there are much fewer contributions on the Romantic period. This book shows that the aesthetics of Romantic ...

Psychosocial Explorations of Gender in Society

The field of gender psychology is often dominated by work focusing on women. However, this book, adopting a psychological perspective, explores the various shades of gender, moving beyond its traditional binary division. The empirical research here provides insight into the significance of gender roles and identities in various sph...

Patterns of Social Exclusion in Watershed Development in India

This book explores the exclusion of community groups from the perspective of people’s equal opportunities and equal access to newly generated economic benefits, tracing the factors determining their denial and exclusion. Paying specific attention to watershed development projects, it considers the detailed processes involved in the...
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