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  • A Fortune Foretold

    A Novel

    by Agneta Pleijel

    Agneta Pleijel writes a painful yet humorous autobiographical novel about childhood in the aftermath of World War II.A prophecy is received by a beloved aunt, a prophecy that her young niece eagerly waits to see fulfilled.The story takes place in the 1950s in the suburbs of Stockholm, in the university town of Lund, and in the United States. Neta’s childhood is in disarray. She reads—words give ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Sister and Brother

    A Family Story

    by Agneta Pleijel and 1 more

    In this historical narrative, Swedish novelist Agneta Pleijel follows the lives of two ancestors, a sister and brother, each of whom played a role in the cultural life of Stockholm in the 19th century. Using old letters, records, and stories passed down through her family, Pleijel imagines the lives of her great-grandfather, Albert Berg (1832–1916), and his younger sister, Helena Berg Petre (1834 ... Read more

    $25.19 USD

  • Smile of the Midsummer Night

    A Picture of Sweden

    by Lars Gustafsson and 2 more

    series Armchair Traveller
    In Smile of the Midsummer Night, best-selling author Lars Gustafsson and Agneta Blomqvist present a very personal guide to their Swedish homeland. Setting off from the far South, their journey takes them up to Norrland, from the farms of Scania to Laponian, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. But it is the idyllic fjord in Bohulän, located in the Västmanland region, as well as Mälar Lake and Stockholm ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • The Moon's Nodes

    Understanding the Dynamic Ties that Bind

    by Agneta Borstein

    Practicing Western astrologer Agneta Borstein uses an East-West astrological approach to the lunar nodes, their role in synastry, and their importance in the process of the evolving soul. In addition, her familiarity with the Vedic system and its mythology brings a unique perspective to her interpretation of the nodes.This is a revised and expanded edition of The Moon's Nodes. A Churning Process ... Read more

    $13.69 USD

  • Infertility and Fertility Treatment

    by Dr Pia Matthews and 1 more

    series Explanations
    While the ethics of IVF are now rarely explored in public debate, IVF and other Assisted Reproductive Treatment techniques do raise significant ethical questions that are not only questions for the couple involved, but for the wider community.The author aims to provide a clear and concise view of the Catholic Church’s position on Infertility and Fertility Treatments, giving a response to arguments ... Read more

    $3.04 USD

  • Emotional Mimicry in Social Context

    by Ursula Hess and 1 more

    series Studies in Emotion and Social Interaction
    In everyday life we actively react to the emotional expressions of others, responding by showing matching, or sometimes contrasting, expressions. Emotional mimicry has important social functions such as signalling affiliative intent and fostering rapport, and is considered one of the cornerstones of successful interactions. This book provides a multidisciplinary overview of research into emotional ... Read more

    $21.39 USD

  • How to Integrate Spirituality in Psychotherapeutic Practice

    Working with Spiritually-Minded Clients

    by Agneta Schreurs

    How to Integrate Spirituality in Psychotherapeutic Practice: Working with Spiritually Minded Clients enables mental health professionals to acquire the skills they need to diagnose and treat religious or spiritually minded clients. Research and practical experience show that religion and spirituality of clients can be very important in psychotherapy. Given the great diversity in the area of ... Read more

    $40.49 USD

  • Awareness Matters

    Language, Culture, Literacy

    by Claudia Finkbeiner and 1 more

    This collection argues that being aware of and reflecting on language form and language use is a powerful tool, not only in language learning, but also in wider society. It adopts an interdisciplinary stance: one chapter argues the need for Language Awareness in business contexts, while another examines the role of critical cultural awareness and Language Awareness in education as ‘bildung’. ... Read more

    $53.09 USD

  • Global Perspectives on Gender Equality

    Reversing the Gaze

    by Naila Kabeer and 2 more

    series Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development
    The Nordic countries have long been seen as pioneers in promoting gender equality. The book brings together scholars from the global South and post-socialist economies to reflect on Nordic approaches to gender equality. The contributors to the book seek to explore from a comparative perspective the vision, values, policies, mechanisms, coalitions of interests and political processes that help to ... Read more

    $49.49 USD

  • Women in the New Millennium

    The Global Revolution

    by Anne R. Breneman and 9 more

    In this dynamic analysis of the gender revolution, authors Anne Breneman and Rebecca Mbuh create a platform for scholars from a variety of cultures to reflect upon their experiences as women and men in gendered cultures and upon their visions of prospects for gender equality and empowerment. Conceived during the United Nation's Fourth World Women's Conference in 1995 and continued during the ... Read more

    $57.19 USD

  • Emotion in Social Relations

    Cultural, Group, and Interpersonal Processes

    by Brian Parkinson and 2 more

    Within psychology, emotion is often treated as something private and personal. In contrast, this book tries to understand emotion from the 'outside,' by examining the everyday social settings in which it operates. Three levels of social influence are considered in decreasing order of inclusiveness, starting with the surrounding culture and subculture, moving on to the more delimited organization ... Read more

    $51.29 USD

  • Millennial Money

    How Young Investors Can Build a Fortune

    by Patrick O'Shaughnessy

    Fact: the Millennial Generation will not be able to rely on pensions and social security in retirement. Instead, they will have to save and invest in the global stock market to meet their goals. When it comes to thinking about money, Millennials are, as a generation, different from their parents. They are skeptical of expert advice, yet more committed than baby boomers to passing wealth on to ... Read more

    $13.99 USD