Apocalyptic Dread

Apocalyptic Dread Author Kirsten Moana Thompson
ISBN-10 9780791480335
Year 2012-02-01
Pages 207
Language en
Publisher SUNY Press
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The power and presence of dread in recent American cinema.

Symbols in Structure and Function Volume 2

Symbols in Structure and Function  Volume 2 Author Charles A. Sarnoff
ISBN-10 9781462800513
Year 2003-10-17
Pages 260
Language en
Publisher Xlibris Corporation
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This is the second unit of three devoted to an explication of the structure and function of symbols. In this unit the emphasis is on the psychotherapeutic use of symbols. The following topics are covered. Ch-1 SYMBOLS AND MENTAL ILLNESS Ch-2 SYMBOL THEORY APPLIED Ch-3 REGRESSIVE SYMBOLIZATION : Psychotic Ch-4 REGRESSIVE SYMBOLIZATION : Neurotic Ch-5 REGRESSIVE SYMBOLIZATION : Psychosomatic Ch-6 PSYCHOANALYTIC SYMBOLS AND TRANSFERENCE Ch-7 THE USE DURING CHILD PSYCHOTHERAPY OF THE SYMBOLS THAT OCCUR IN FANTASIES AND DREAMS

Loving You Easy

Loving You Easy Author Roni Loren
ISBN-10 9780698184237
Year 2016-09-06
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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Three lovers really click in the latest from the New York Times bestselling author of Call on Me— Cora has an amazing sex life. She’s beautiful, daring, and the most popular submissive in Hayven. Too bad none of it’s real... IT specialist Cora Benning has figured out the key to her formerly disastrous love life—make it virtual. In the online world of Hayven, she’s free of her geek girl image and can indulge her most private fantasies with a sexy, mysterious master without anyone in her life discovering her secrets. Until her information is hacked and she finds herself working to fix the breach under two very powerful men—one who seems all too familiar... Best friends and business partners Ren Muroya and Hayes Fox were once revered dominants. Then Hayes was wrongfully sent to prison and everything changed. Ren wants to get back to who they were. Hayes can’t risk it. But when they discover the new IT specialist is their online fascination, and that she’s never felt a dominant’s touch, the temptation to turn virtual into reality becomes all too great…

Fantasies of Neglect

Fantasies of Neglect Author Pamela Robertson Wojcik
ISBN-10 9780813564494
Year 2016-09-19
Pages 236
Language en
Publisher Rutgers University Press
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In our current era of helicopter parenting and stranger danger, an unaccompanied child wandering through the city might commonly be viewed as a victim of abuse and neglect. However, from the early twentieth century to the present day, countless books and films have portrayed the solitary exploration of urban spaces as a source of empowerment and delight for children. Fantasies of Neglect explains how this trope of the self-sufficient, mobile urban child originated and considers why it persists, even as it goes against the grain of social reality. Drawing from a wide range of films, children’s books, adult novels, and sociological texts, Pamela Robertson Wojcik investigates how cities have simultaneously been demonized as dangerous spaces unfit for children and romanticized as wondrous playgrounds that foster a kid’s independence and imagination. Charting the development of free-range urban child characters from Little Orphan Annie to Harriet the Spy to Hugo Cabret, and from Shirley Temple to the Dead End Kids, she considers the ongoing dialogue between these fictional representations and shifting discourses on the freedom and neglect of children. While tracking the general concerns Americans have expressed regarding the abstract figure of the child, the book also examines the varied attitudes toward specific types of urban children—girls and boys, blacks and whites, rich kids and poor ones, loners and neighborhood gangs. Through this diverse selection of sources, Fantasies of Neglect presents a nuanced chronicle of how notions of American urbanism and American childhood have grown up together.

The Ones Who Got Away

The Ones Who Got Away Author Roni Loren
ISBN-10 1492651400
Year 2018-01-02
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Sourcebooks Casablanca
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"With a unique setup, a swoony hero and a lively cast of characters, The Ones Who Got Away is the best kind of second-chance romance! It's a great read."--SARINA BOWEN, USA Today Bestselling author of Good Boy A fresh new contemporary romance from New York Times and USA Today bestseller Roni Loren that will rock your world. Twelve years ago, tragedy struck the senior class of Long Acre High School. Only a small number of students survived, a group the media dubbed as The Ones Who Got Away. Now, web designer Liv Arias, along with the rest of the survivors, have returned to the small Texas town to tell their stories for a documentary. Which means Liv seeing former star-athlete and old flame Finn Dorsey. A lot happened between them that night and Liv is ready to end their decade-long rift and move on. But when her attempt at closure turns into a steamy kiss, moving on proves much more difficult than either of them thought... Liv's words cut off as Finn got closer. The man approaching was nothing like the boy she'd known. The bulky football muscles had streamlined into a harder, leaner package. The smooth face was now dusted with scruff, and the look in his deep green eyes held no trace of boyish innocence. A thousand things were in those eyes. A thousand things welled up in Liv. Praise for Roni Loren: "Addictive and intense."--RT Book Reviews for Nothing Between Us "The romance is...emotionally satisfying...and the characters are worth rooting for."--Publishers Weekly for Not Until You "What really sets this story apart is the emotional connection between the characters. As they both heal from their pasts, they grow together as a couple."--RT Book Reviews for Caught up in You

Off the Clock

Off the Clock Author Roni Loren
ISBN-10 9780425278543
Year 2016-01-05
Pages 432
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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"Marin Rush loves studying sex. Doing it? That's another story. In the research lab, Marin's lack of practical knowledge didn't matter, but now that she's landed a job at The Grove, a high end, experimental sex therapy institute, she can't ignore the fact that the person most in need of sexual healing may be her. Dr. Donovan West, her new hotshot colleague, couldn't agree more. Donovan knows that Marin's clients are going to eat her alive unless she gets some hands-on experience. And if she fails at the job, he can say good-bye to a promotion, so he assigns her a list of R-rated tasks to prepare her for the wild clientele of The Grove's X-wing. But some of those tasks are built for two, and when he finds Marin searching for a candidate to help her check off her list, Donovan decides there's only one man for the job him. As long as they keep their erotic, off-the-clock activities strictly confidential and without strings, no one will get fired or worse, get attached.."--

Essays on Gogol

Essays on Gogol Author Susanne Fusso
ISBN-10 0810111918
Year 1994
Pages 291
Language en
Publisher Northwestern University Press
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These fourteen essays reflect the increasingly interdisciplinary character of Russian literature research in general and of the study of Gogol in particular, focusing on specific works, Gogol's own character, and the various approaches to aesthetic, religious, and philosophical issues raised by his writing.

The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology Author Irving B. Weiner
ISBN-10 9780470170236
Year 2010-01-19
Pages 576
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Psychologists, researchers, teachers, and students need complete and comprehensive information in the fields of psychology and behavioral science. The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology, Volume Four has been the reference of choice for almost three decades. This indispensable resource is updated and expanded to include much new material. It uniquely and effectively blends psychology and behavioral science. The Fourth Edition features over 1,200 entries; complete coverage of DSM disorders; and a bibliography of over 10,000 citations. Readers will benefit from up-to-date and authoritative coverage of every major area of psychology.

Rest

Rest Author Alex Soojung-Kim Pang
ISBN-10 9780465096596
Year 2016-12-06
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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One of Silicon Valley's sharpest strategists shows that success doesn't demand longer, harder hours, it demands that you work less For most of us, overwork is the new normal and rest is an afterthought. In our busy lives, rest is defined as the absence of work: late-night TV binges, hours spent trawling the internet, something to do once we've finished everything else on our to-do lists. But dismissing rest stifles our ability to think creatively and truly recharge. In Rest, Silicon Valley consultant Alex Pang argues that we can be more successful in all areas of our lives by recognizing the importance of rest: working better does not mean working more, it means working less and resting better. Treating rest as a passive activity secondary to work undermines our chances for a rewarding and meaningful life. Whether by making space for daily naps, as Winston Churchill did during World War II; going on hours-long strolls like Charles Darwin; or spending a week alone in a cabin like Bill Gates, pursuing what Pang calls "deliberate rest" is the true key to fulfillment and creative success. Drawing on rigorous scientific evidence and revelatory historical examples, Rest overturns everything our culture has taught us about work and shows that only by resting better can we start living better

Loaded Words

Loaded Words Author Marjorie Garber
ISBN-10 9780823242061
Year 2012-06-01
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Fordham University Press
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One of our most important cultural critics, at the top of her form, comments on a wide range of topics in both general and academic culture. In Loaded Words the inimitable literary and cultural critic Marjorie Garber invites readers to join her in a rigorous and exuberant exploration of language. What links the pieces included in this vibrant new collection is the author's contention that all words are inescapably loaded-that is, highly charged, explosive, substantial, intoxicating, fruitful, and overbrimming-and that such loading is what makes language matter. Garber casts her keen eye on terms from knowledge, belief, madness, interruption, genius, and celebrity to humanities, general education, and academia. Included here are an array of stirring essays, from the title piece, with its demonstration of the importance of language to our thinking about the world; to the superb "Mad Lib," on the concept of madness from Mad magazine to debates between Foucault and Derrida; to pieces on Shakespeare, "the most culturally loaded name of our time," and the Renaissance. With its wide range of cultural references and engaging style coupled with fresh intellectual inquiry, Loaded Words will draw in and enchant scholars, students, and general readers alike.

Beyond Pleasure and Pain

Beyond Pleasure and Pain Author E. Tory Higgins
ISBN-10 9780199765829
Year 2011-10-11
Pages 554
Language en
Publisher OUP USA
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How does motivation work? Scientific research shows that people are motivated to be effective in different ways that go beyond the pursuit of pleasure and the avoidance of pain. In this text, E. Tory Higgins provides a new theory of motivation that argues that people are motivated by the pursuit of value, truth, and control, but the central story to motivation lies in how these elements work together.