Crosscultural specialist Patty Lane shows you how to develop hands-on relational skills that help build crosscultural friendships, noting practical resources for navigating multicultural environments with sensitivity and savvy.
Richard Sennett has spent an intellectual lifetime exploring how humans live in cities. In this pair of essays he visits two of the world's greatest cities at crucial moments in their history to meditate on the condition of exile in both geographical and psychic space: the Jewish Ghetto of Renaissance Venice,; and nineteenth-century Paris.
Originally published in 1918, this landmark collection of essays by the father of psychoanalysis represents one of Freud's most penetrating attempts to decipher the mysteries of human behavior. Its focus is the conflict between primitive feelings and the demands of civilization, i.e., the struggle to ...
Prominent CEOs, entrepreneurs, activists, and other powerful women identify their superpowers — love, determination, vision, and grit — and share their wisdom and advice in ways that readers can assimilate into their own lives.
Entrepreneur and business man James Chen addresses the lack of basic eye care in the third world, and argues that a relatively low level of investment would lead to a dramatic improvement in the quality of life for people across the world. Both a rallying cry and a manifesto directed at government, medicine and business that needs to be heeded.
Dena Ringold, Mitchell A. Orenstein, Erika Wilkens
This title brings together sociological research, evaluation of programmes and a comparative cross-country household survey on ethnicity and poverty. It finds that Roma poverty is multi-faceted and can only be addressed by a policy approach that attends to all dimensions of Roma social exclusion.
This is the first book to investigate how migrants and migrant rights activists work together to generate new forms of citizenship identities in a multilingual setting. Based on robust theoretical engagement and detailed empirical analysis, Shindo's book makes a compelling case for rethinking citizenship and community from the angle of language.
Covering a wide range of subjects from non-resident fathers to father engagement in child protection, this major contribution to the field offers unique insights into how to research fathers and fatherhood in contemporary society.
Jo Boyden, Andrew Dawes, Paul Dornan, Colin Tredoux
Available Open Access under CC-BY-NC licence. This book draws on evidence on two cohorts of children, from 1 to 15 and from 8 to 22 growing up in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam over the past 15 years. It examines how poverty affects children's development in these countries, and how policy has been used to improve their lives.
How the optimism gap between rich and poor is creating an increasingly divided society The Declaration of Independence states that all people are endowed with certain unalienable rights, and that among these is the pursuit of happiness. But is happiness available equally to everyone in America today? ...