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Philosophy and the Flow of Presence

This book is a philosophical exploration of desire, drama and the divine Ground of being that pays particular attention to Eric Voegelin’s symbol of the ‘flow of presence’ in our lives. It shows how this Flow may be impeded by anxiety or depression, and how the solution involves attending to the meaning of the moment, living medita...

Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society

This collection embraces a range of lively and informed discussions of important themes in contemporary psychoanalytic discourse. The chapters grow out of presentations at “Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society,” a conference organised by the Centre for Psychoanalysis, Middlesex University, for post-graduate students and research fel...

Psychoanalysis in Context

Drawing on methods and approaches from various schools of psychoanalysis, comparative literature, and cultural studies, the contributors to Psychoanalysis in Context examine how the circulation of psychoanalysis across time and place reflects and shapes literature and literary criticism. The essays in this volume cover a wide geogr...

Psychological Model of Illness

It is important to address various psychological factors associated with chronic illness. Chronic illness requires proper health management because it cannot be cured fully but can be managed by both patients and medical professionals. The bio-medical perspective emphasizes the cure of illness based on objective clinical tests and ...

Psychology and Indigenous Australians

'Relations between psychology and the Indigenous peoples of Australia have historically been uneasy and fraught, since psychology has been seen in the past as an agent of colonisation. However, in recent years there have been a number of major initiatives, largely driven by Indigenous psychologists, to improve the relationship and ...

Psychology at Work in Asia

This book provides important information about the development of psychology as a discipline in Asia. Several research papers related to organizational psychology and the influence of psychology on quality of life in countries throughout Asia are included. The papers which appear herein were originally presented at the 3rd Conventi...

Sociology at the Frontiers of Psychology

Sociology at the Frontiers of Psychology explores the nameless ground between sociology and psychology - an Alsace-Lorraine of the social sciences where theories and perspectives are freely borrowed from one to the other. Some chapters use psychological theory for studies of sociological phenomena, others use sociological perspecti...
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Some Aspects of Moroccan Arabic Agrammatism

This book is a contribution to the ongoing debate in agrammatism, an acquired language disorder resulting from left hemisphere brain damage. The aim of the book is (1) to give a comprehensive account of agrammatism and outlines and critically examines the different accounts of agrammatic production and asyntactic comprehension, (2)...

Subject to Reading

The book explores what it means for a human organism to be a “subject” and responds to what it sees as the contemporary ablation of subjectivity in favour of an impoverished “biopolitics” (a concept borrowed from Foucault). It is preoccupied with questions of ethics and education, arguing that Lacanian psychoanalysis, like Freirean...

Teaching Psychology around the World

This important book is an overview of teaching psychology internationally. As psychology curricula become increasingly internationalised, it is necessary to understand and compare the various models for training psychologists and teaching psychology students. Incorporating research and perspectives from psychologists in more than ...

Teaching Psychology around the World

This book brings together current information on the teaching and practice of psychology collected by experts in the field from throughout the world. It is highly recommended by prominent U.S. psychologists Dr. Ann O’Roark, President of the International Council of Psychologists (ICP), Dr. Wilbert McKeachie and Dr. Phillip Zimbardo...

Teaching Psychology around the World

This book updates the information in the first two volumes of Teaching Psychology around the World, providing a current overview of teaching psychology internationally. Psychology curricula continue to become increasingly internationalised; the book includes relevant information about and research on teaching from secondary, underg...
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