E-books: Behavioral Sciences

  • Sexuality and Gender Now: Moving Beyond Heteronormativity book cover

    Sexuality and Gender Now

    Moving Beyond Heteronormativity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leezah Hertzmann, Juliet Newbigin

    Sexuality and Gender Now uses a psychoanalytic approach to arrive at a more informed view of the experience and relationships of those whose sexuality and gender may not align with the heterosexual "norm". This book confronts the heteronormative bias dominant in psychoanalysis, using a combination…

    eBook – 2019-08-08
    Tavistock Clinic Series

  • Anteros: A Forgotten Myth book cover


    A Forgotten Myth, 1st Edition

    By Craig E. Stephenson

    Anteros: A Forgotten Myth explores how the myth of Anteros disappears and reappears throughout the centuries, from classical Athens to the present day, and looks at how the myth challenges the work of Freud, Lacan, and Jung, among others. It examines the successive cultural experiences that formed…

    eBook – 2019-08-08

  • Color, Race, and English Language Teaching: Shades of Meaning book cover

    Color, Race, and English Language Teaching

    Shades of Meaning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andy Curtis, Mary Romney

    The unique contribution of this book is to bring together Critical Race Theory and narrative inquiry and apply them specifically to a largely overlooked area of experience within the field of TESOL: What does it mean to be a TESOL professional of color?    To address this question,…

    eBook – 2019-08-07

  • Thinking about the Teaching of Thinking: The Feuerstein Approach book cover

    Thinking about the Teaching of Thinking

    The Feuerstein Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Dorothy R. Howie

    Thinking about the Teaching of Thinking provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to Feuerstein’s theory of Mediated Learning Experience and its related tools and programmes. It details up-to-date international and New Zealand research on the Feuerstein approach which reflects the…

    eBook – 2019-08-06

  • Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy and Coaching: An Evidence-Based Framework book cover

    Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy and Coaching

    An Evidence-Based Framework, 1st Edition

    By Andreas Liefooghe

    Based on over a decade of sustained longitudinal research with a broad range of different user groups, Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy and Coaching: An Evidence-Based Framework is an essential guide which offers both theoretical foundations and practical models for working with horses in…

    eBook – 2019-08-06

  • Sexuality, Excess, and Representation: A Psychoanalytic Clinical and Theoretical Perspective book cover

    Sexuality, Excess, and Representation

    A Psychoanalytic Clinical and Theoretical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Rosine Jozef Perelberg

    Sexuality, Excess, and Representation develops a psychoanalytic understanding of psychic bisexuality and how it can be understood theoretically and in clinical practice. Rosine Jozef Perelberg articulates a Freudian metapsychology with modern preoccupations with questions of sexual difference and…

    eBook – 2019-08-06

  • The Listening Advantage: Outcomes and Applications book cover

    The Listening Advantage

    Outcomes and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Judi Brownell

    This outcome-based text offers principles and skill-building experiences for the critical competence of listening. It serves as an adaptable supplement for courses in communication and professional studies. It draws from the author’s HURIER model, which identifies six interrelated components of…

    eBook – 2019-08-02

  • Between Sickness and Health: The Landscape of Illness and Wellness book cover

    Between Sickness and Health

    The Landscape of Illness and Wellness, 1st Edition

    By Christopher D. Ward

    Between Sickness and Health is about illness rather than disease, and recovery rather than cure. The book argues that illness is an experience, represented by the feeling that ‘I am not myself’. From the book’s phenomenological point of view, feelings of illness cannot be ‘unreal’ or ‘fake’,…

    eBook – 2019-08-02

  • Person-Centred Care in Psychiatry: Self-Relational, Contextual and Normative Perspectives book cover

    Person-Centred Care in Psychiatry

    Self-Relational, Contextual and Normative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Gerrit Glas

    One of the paradoxes about psychiatry is that we have never known more about and better treated mental disorders, yet there exists so much unease about the practice of mental healthcare. Patients feel still stigmatized, psychiatrists are struggling with their roles in a rapidly changing system of…

    eBook – 2019-08-02

  • The Essential Guide to Studying Abroad: From Success in the Classroom to a Fulfilling Career book cover

    The Essential Guide to Studying Abroad

    From Success in the Classroom to a Fulfilling Career, 1st Edition

    By Thomas R. Klassen, Christine Menges

    This book is an indispensable how-to guide on flourishing when studying abroad, and how to use an international education to begin a fulfilling career after graduation. Written in an engaging and accessible style, using many examples, case studies, and links to resources, the book reduces the…

    eBook – 2019-08-02

  • Race, Rage, and Resistance: Philosophy, Psychology, and the Perils of Individualism book cover

    Race, Rage, and Resistance

    Philosophy, Psychology, and the Perils of Individualism, 1st Edition

    Edited by David M. Goodman, Eric R. Severson, Heather Macdonald

    This timely collection asks the reader to consider how society’s modern notion of humans as rational, isolated individuals has contributed to psychological and social problems and oppressive power structures. Experts from a range of disciplines offer a complex understanding of how humans are…

    eBook – 2019-08-01
    Psychology and the Other

  • Therapy in the Age of Neuroscience: A Guide for Counsellors and Therapists book cover

    Therapy in the Age of Neuroscience

    A Guide for Counsellors and Therapists, 1st Edition

    By Peter Afford

    Therapy in the Age of Neuroscience: A Guide for Counsellors and Therapists is an essential guide to key areas of neuroscience that inform the theory underlying psychotherapy, and how they can be applied to practice. Laying out the science clearly and accessibly, it outlines what therapists need to…

    eBook – 2019-07-31

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