Can the worlds of science and philosophy work together to recognise our destructive emotions such as hatred, craving, and delusion? Bringing together ancient Buddhist wisdom and recent breakthroughs in a variety of fields from neuroscience to child development, Daniel Goleman's extraordinary book offers fresh insights into ho... read more
In this sweeping philosophical work, Amartya Sen proposes that the murderous violence that has riven our society is driven as much by confusion as by inescapable hatred.
Challenging the reductionist division of people by race, religion, and class, Sen presents an inspiring vision of a world that can be made to move towa... read more
Do you know one of these men? The catch-me-if-you-can lover... Phil's romantic and passionate one minute, distant and cold the next. The deviously manipulative coworker or boss... Jack denies resenting Nora's rapid rise in the company, but when they're assigned to work together on a project, he undermines her. The obstruc... read more
|Author:||Marcia Cannon, Ph.D.|
This book presents a revolutionary approach to the concept of anger: instead of viewing anger as a problem, therapist and anger expert Marcia Cannon explains how it can be used as a gift and a cue for personal growth.
Appropriately used, anger can help readers explore their core beliefs, strengthen their relationships w... read more
|Author:||ed Ang Jury and Mandy Morgan|
This issue addresses a theme that never goes away: Women and Violence. A wide range of topics relating to this sensitive subject are covered in a discussion of the destructive impact of violence on women's lives.
Topics include doctors' experiences with abused women; women's experiences with lawyers and the Domestic Vio... read more
Focuses on emotional healing, behaviour control and practical change for men who get seriously angry. From an accredited social worker, practising pyschotherapist and a counsellor with over twenty years' clinical experience. Extensive media coverage.
|Author:||Jacquelyn C Campbell|
Research and clinical expertise are brought together in this practical volume to examine whether the following violences can be predicted: battered women being killed by their partners; battered women killing their partners; children being physically and//or sexually abused; and sexual offenders and batterers re-offending. Fo... read more
|Author:||Ed. Florence L Denmark, Esther Halpern et al|
Drawing upon the expertise of a cadre of scholars and practitioners, this book has four parts: (1) conceptualizing violence and exploitation against females, (2) violence against girls and female adolescents, (3) violence against women, and (4) cultural and international perspectives on violence against women. Contributors pl... read more
Providing guidance for women in identifying and transforming one of the most challenging emotions of our lives. Self-help authors rarely distinguish between anger and rage, but Ruth King has devoted her career to exploring the subtle varieties of this emotion.
In Healing Rage, she gives all readers access to her pioneer... read more
This detailed manual for practitioners presents a comprehensive state-of-the-art anger management program. The authors are distinguished researchers, teachers and practitioners in the field of anger management, and their book offers a detailed, research-based and empirically validated "anger episode model." This indispensable... read more
Based on five years of investigative reporting and research into forensic psychology and criminology, Erased presents an original profile of a widespread and previously unrecognized type of murder: not a 'hot-blooded', spur-of-the-moment crime of passion, as domestic homicide is commonly viewed, but a cold-blooded, carefully ... read more
|Author:||Dulwich Centre Publications|
Seeks to provide practical ideas for practitioners who are responding to people's experiences of violence. Complex issues are considered such as: the question of forgiveness; ways of acknowledging and responding to women's outrage; the experience of men who have been subjected to child sexual abuse; and matters of culture and sexuality.
A unique approach to male anger management using mindfulness, compassion, and self-awareness exercises to help men understand and deal with angry feelings that can damage their careers and relationships. More Than Anger Management-A Way to a Better Life If anger is harming your health and hurting the people you love and ca... read more
|Author:||Ronald T. Potter-Efron|
It's been reported that around seven per cent of adults may suffer from a problem called intermittent explosive disorder (IED) during their lives. This disorder involves episodes of rage so intense that relationships, jobs, property and even lives can be lost in a single outburst. IED sufferers often report that they even los... read more
Sexual harassment, child abuse, incest, rape, murder, war--it's impossible today to hear a news report and "not" be informed of violent acts perpetrated by men. Acknowledging that there are no easy answers to the problem of male violence--particularly in a world that seems to thrive on aggression and physical force--"Men's Wo... read more
"A powerful and important book. Dangerous Relationships could be a life saver." -- Susan Forward, therapist and author. "I would highly recommend this book to anyone who may be in a violent relationship, or to a relative or close personal friend who has concerns about the safety of someone they love." -- Diane P. McGauley... read more
Have you ever dated a predator, a narcissist or a liar? If these characteristics sound at all familiar, chances are that you have.
Psychologists estimate that all women will be put in harm's way, in one form or another, by a predator during their lifetime. At their most extreme, the predator is a sociopath who lures ... read more
|Author:||Raquel Kennedy Bergen|
The Companion Reader on Violence Against Women complements and parallels the new edition of Renzetti, Sourcebook on Violence Against Women. The first part contains four articles relating to theoretical and methodological issues in researching violence against women. The second part is on types of violence against women, and t... read more
|Author:||Ronald T. Potter-Efron, PhD and Patricia S. Potter-Efron, MS|
|Series:||Zip Book Series|
Many books on anger management include extensive exercises and practice worksheets, and offer dozens of therapeutic techniques for getting rage under control. Readers who lack the time or patience to work through these books are left to their own devices and continue suffering with out-of-control anger. Thankfully, there are ... read more
|Author:||Gavin De Becker|