Grundlagen der Psychologie (Psychologie in der Sozialen by Franz J. Schermer

By Franz J. Schermer

Professionelles Handeln in der Sozialen Arbeit verlangt fundierte Kenntnisse der Psychologie. Für die examine von Problemlagen und kontrolliertes methodisches Handeln sind diese unverzichtbar. Das Lehrbuch führt systematisch in die Allgemeine Psychologie ein und zeigt, welche Ziele sie verfolgt. Modellvorstellungen zu den kognitiven (Wahrnehmung und Gedächtnis), behavioralen (Lernen) und emotional-motivationalen Funktionsbereichen werden klar und prägnant dargestellt. Großer Wert wird auf die praktische Umsetzung der Befunde gelegt. Der Leser erfährt, wie er seine Handlungskompetenzen optimieren kann. Beobachtung, Intervention, Emotionsbewältigung sowie Mitarbeitermotivation dienen dabei als Beispiele.

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Judging Merit by Warren Thorngate,Robyn M. Dawes,Margaret Foddy

By Warren Thorngate,Robyn M. Dawes,Margaret Foddy

Merit-based exams and contests became renowned tools for allocating rewards – from trophies to contracts, jobs to supplies, admissions to licenses. With origins in jurisprudence, tools of profitable advantage appear fairer than these lucrative political or social connections, bribery, aggression, prestige, or wealth. due to this, merit-based competitions are well-suited to the societal trust that folks will be rewarded for what they comprehend or do, and never for who they be aware of or are; besides the fact that, judging advantage is never a simple job – it really is liable to a number of biases and error. Small biases and mistakes, in particular in huge competitions, could make huge changes in who or what's rewarded. it can be crucial, then, to profit the right way to spot flaws in systems for judging benefit and to right them while possible.



Based on over twenty years of idea and study in human judgment, determination making and social psychology, this distinctive ebook brings jointly for the 1st time what's identified in regards to the methods and difficulties of judging advantage and their effects. It additionally offers functional feedback for expanding the equity of merit-based competitions, and examines the longer term and bounds of those competitions in society.

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Social Influence: Direct and Indirect Processes (Sydney by Joseph P. Forgas,Kipling D. Williams

By Joseph P. Forgas,Kipling D. Williams

Social impact methods play a key function in human habit. Arguably our notable evolutionary good fortune has a lot to do with our sophisticated and hugely built skill to have interaction with and effect one another. during this quantity, prime foreign researchers assessment and combine modern idea and examine at the many ways humans impact one another, contemplating either particular, direct, and implicit, oblique impact options. 3 sections research basic methods and idea in social effect study, the position of cognitive strategies and techniques in social impression phenomena, and the operation of social impression mechanisms in team settings. via using the most recent examine to a variety of interpersonal phenomena, this quantity tremendously advances our knowing of social effect mechanisms in strategic social interplay, and may be of curiosity to all scholars, researchers and practitioners attracted to the dynamics of daily interpersonal behavior.

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Attitudes et comportements (La psychologie en plus) (French by Fabien Girandola,Valérie Fointiat

By Fabien Girandola,Valérie Fointiat

Ce que nous faisons reflète-t- il ce que nous pensons ? Dans quelle mesure nos idées et nos comportements sont- ils reliés ? Pouvons-nous changer les evaluations, attitudes et comportements d’autrui ? Les nôtres ? Autant de questions auxquelles cet ouvrage suggest d’apporter des réponses. En s’appuyant sur les recherches les plus récentes en psychologie sociale, les auteurs explorent les pistes suivantes : connaître et comprendre les attitudes et les stipulations de changement de nos attitudes ; connaître et comprendre les liens entre ce que nous Pensons et ce que nous faisons ; connaître et comprendre les comportements et les stipulations du changement de comportement ; et enfin comprendre l. a. résistance au changement afin de pouvoir mieux l. a. contourner.

Loin des clichés de manipulation banale, cet ouvrage met l’accent sur l’explication de ces phénomènes dont nous pouvons être témoins et acteurs.

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Applied Sociology of Health and Illness: A Problem Based by Costas S. Constantinou

By Costas S. Constantinou

This inspirational new textual content covers the fundamental ideas of the sociology of overall healthiness and sickness in an eminently readable method. by means of creatively using the fictional personality of Frank Bennet, a brand new clinical pupil, who can't comprehend why he has to wait such a lot of classes in sociology which will turn into a physician, the publication examines the main ordinarily lined subject matters and brings jointly the fundamental rules and study findings  via ten real-life tales, that Frank Bennet is immersed into. It investigates the relevance of sociology and considers a brand new path - one who locations sociology in healthcare settings,  making the subject extra real looking, invaluable and memorable.

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The Leader as Martial Artist: Deep Democracy Leadership in by Arnold Mindell

By Arnold Mindell

Arnold Mindell describes "The chief as Martial Artist" in his new 2014 preface: "Here you will discover my first advent to Deep Democracy, because the middle of organizational strategy. here's the place you will discover a easy and this day, nonetheless thoroughly proper program of box conception, the way it connects with Taoism, and “time spirits”. the strain upon knowledge in the course of mental and political turbulence is undying .

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Men and Sex: A Sexual Script Approach by Philip Graham

By Philip Graham

males and intercourse offers a finished but available account of male sexuality through the use of the theoretical idea of the 'sexual script' to light up diversified points of men's sexual behaviour. Graham starts by means of discussing varied theories of sexuality, prior to delivering a extra distinct description of sexual script concept. This proposes how male sexual behaviour could be defined because of cultural impacts converted by way of person event and character in addition to by means of interplay with others. person chapters element the improvement of sexual scripts in formative years and early life, masturbation, cultural impacts on sexuality, heterosexual behaviour, adaptations and difficulties in sexual functioning, gay behaviour, transsexualism, procreative intercourse, coercive sexual behaviour, the impression of actual and psychological illnesses on sexuality, and sexuality and pornography. The concluding bankruptcy seems on the way forward for male sexuality. The e-book makes a priceless contribution to the burgeoning literature on masculinity studies.

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Characters on the Couch: Exploring Psychology through by Dean Haycock

By Dean Haycock

Providing fascinating insights for college kids, movie buffs, and readers of varied genres of fiction, this attention-grabbing booklet delves into the psychology of a hundred famous fictional characters.

• presents an interesting and wonderful approach to know about either confident psychology and psychological healthiness concerns throughout the habit of attention-grabbing and infrequently wide-spread characters, resulting in a greater knowing of human behavior

• is helping readers distinguish sensible depictions of mental problems from faulty ones, delivering a foundation for fending off unfavourable psychological health and wellbeing stereotypes and stigma linked to psychological illness

• Covers quite a lot of behaviors and mental issues prepared in a handy structure, making it effortless to discover and know about specific themes that may be learn in or out of order

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Discourse Dynamics (Psychology Revivals): Critical Analysis by Ian Parker

By Ian Parker

What are discourses? Are discourses ‘real’, and what's actual open air language?


In this e-book, initially released in 1992, Ian Parker offers one of many clearest and such a lot systematic introductions to discourse learn and the basic theoretical debates within the region. on the time it was once one of many few texts to guard a realist place, speak about debts of postmodernity and set out standards for the identity of discourses.


Discourse Dynamics is vital interpreting to an individual drawn to undertaking learn and an realizing of the theoretical concerns inquisitive about discourse research. The booklet may also be of use to scholars except these learning psychology. It addresses the worries of all these qualitative textual examine within the human sciences and remains to be greatly correct today.

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Divided We Stand: The Strategy and Psychology of Ireland's by John Horgan

By John Horgan

Terrorism has lower back to the streets of Northern eire. within the years after the 1998 genuine IRA bombing of Omagh, which killed 29 humans, violent dissident Republican teams have re-emerged as an incredible protection danger to a sector that has been denied peace, balance, and prosperity for too long.

Those liable have many names. they're breakaways, splinter factions, spoilers, and "residual" terrorists. the genuine IRA, Continuity IRA, and Óglaigh na hÉireann are just a number of the teams now answerable for a transforming into wave of bombings, shootings, threats, and intimidation throughout Northern eire. generally called "the dissidents," those are the rejectionists for whom there looks no negotiated payment, no peace deal, no consensus answer that may persuade them to just accept the need of nearly all of the folks at the island of Ireland.

Divided We Stand: the method and Psychology of Ireland's Dissident Terrorists offers the result of meticulous examine carried out via the foreign heart for the examine of Terrorism on the Pennsylvania country collage. because 2007, John Horgan, Director of the guts, has led a study venture to observe the actions of Ireland's new terrorists. Drawing on one of many biggest open-source militant databases ever assembled, Divided We Stand describes the actions, histories, motivations, psychology, and technique of the small, dynamic, and quickly evolving splinter teams that proceed to erode peace, balance, and normalization in Northern Ireland.

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