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Spite: and the Upside of Your Dark Side
Simon McCarthy-Jones
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Why do we cut off our noses to spite our faces? A leading expert in psychology shines a light on a universal emotion

Psychology Squared: 100 concepts you should know
Christopher Sterling, Daniel Frings
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Ever wondered how your thought process works? Why you act the way you do? How you learn and remember? Psychology Squared is the key to a better understanding of how your mind works.

Duped: Compulsive Liars and How They Can Deceive You
Abby Ellin
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A fascinating and gripping exploration of those lured in and betrayed by compulsive liars by New York Times journalist Abby Ellin.

Seeing Voices: A Journey into the World of the Deaf
Oliver Sacks
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From the bestselling author of Awakenings, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Musicophilia.

Criminal Psychology: A Beginner's Guide
Ray Bull, Claire Cooke, Ruth Hatcher
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From the signals of lying to the profiling of criminals, this guide will demonstrate how understanding the mind helps us better appreciate the justice system.

A Beginner's Guide to Crossing Cultures: Making Friends in a Multicultural World
Patty Lane
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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.

The Foreigner: Two Essays on Exile
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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.

Totem and Taboo
Sigmund Freud
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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 ...

Today's Wonder Women: Everyday Superheroes Who Are Changing the World
Asha Dahya
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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.

Cleary: How a 700-year old invention can change the world for ever
James Chen
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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.

Giving Is Good For You: Why Britain Should be Bothered and Give More
John Nickson
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A timely and important book that urges greater responsibility in the face of growing social inequality, by one of Britain's most experienced fundraising directors.

Roma in an Expanding Europe: Breaking the Poverty Cycle
Dena Ringold, Mitchell A. Orenstein, Erika Wilkens
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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.

The Parenting Project: Build Extraordinary Relationships With Your Kids Through Daily Conversation
Amy Alamar, Kristine Schlichting
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With The Parenting Project, become the first person your child turns to for big questions through the practice of daily conversation.

Join the Club: How Peer Pressure Can Transform the World
Tina Rosenberg
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In the style of Nudge or The Spirit Level - a groundbreaking book that will change the way you look at the world.

Lion and Lamb: A Portrait of British Moral Duality
Mihir Bose
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Mihir Bose writes on British duality.

Belonging in Translation: Solidarity and Migrant Activism in Japan
Reiko Shindo
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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.

Fathers, Families and Relationships: Researching Everyday Lives
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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.

Divercities: Understanding Super-Diversity in Deprived and Mixed Neighbourhoods
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Provides a comparative international perspective on superdiversity in cities, with explicit attention given to social inequality and social exclusion on a neighbourhood level.

Tracing the Consequences of Child Poverty: Evidence from the Young Lives Study in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam
Jo Boyden, Andrew Dawes, Paul Dornan, Colin Tredoux
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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.

Happiness for All?: Unequal Hopes and Lives in Pursuit of the American Dream
Carol Graham
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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? ...

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