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Martin Buber and the Human Sciences
Martin Buber and the Human Sciences (June 1996)
Maurice Friedman - Editor

This is the first book on Buber to address the full scope of his seminal influence for any number of thinkers and fields from philosophy to psychotherapy to literary theory.

"This book is timely/past due for a current follow up source to identify the influences of this major twentieth-century thinker on his successors. I found the book hard to put down--despite coming across my desk at a busy end of term. Clearly Buber's...(Read More)
 
 
Teacher Thinking in Cultural Contexts
Teacher Thinking in Cultural Contexts (March 1996)
Francisco A. Rios - Editor

Explores how teachers think about students of color and/or a multicultural curriculum and presents opportunities for reconstructing teacher knowledge of the cultural context.

Francisco Rios' book sheds light on current scholarship around teacher thinking in cultural contexts and identifies promising practices that take into account context specific influences. He provides a theoretical and conceptual framework for understanding why te...(Read More)
 
 
Missing Children
Missing Children (March 1996)
A Psychological Approach to Understanding the Causes and Consequences of Stranger and Non-Stranger Abduction of Children
James N. Tedisco - Author
Michele A. Paludi - Author

Focuses on variables that assist in confronting and preventing child abductions, including teacher training, public education and awareness, psychotherapeutic techniques for families and friends of abducted children as well as the children themselves.

"Even though parents believe they are capable of keeping their children safe, few are aware of the plethora of ways child abductors can achieve their goals. The public needs to be aware t...(Read More)
 
 
Sexual Harassment on College Campuses
Sexual Harassment on College Campuses (March 1996)
Abusing the Ivory Power
Michele A. Paludi - Editor

An updated and expanded revision of the first edition, which received the Gustavus Myers Center Award for an outstanding book on Human Rights in the United States. Intended for administrators and faculty, it is also a resource book for individuals wanting to make changes in their campus' policy and procedures with regard to sexual harassment.

"Sexual harassment is an important issue which we can, and hopefully will, deal...(Read More)
 
 
Exploring/Teaching the Psychology of Women
Exploring/Teaching the Psychology of Women (January 1996)
A Manual of Resources, Second Edition
Michele A. Paludi - Author

Focuses on how to teach the psychology of women course with emphasis on three main themes: critical thinking skills, integration of knowledge, and multiculturalism.

"A book such as Paludi's provides a ready-made compilation of resources, including selected references, films, organizations, course outlines, and class exercises," noted Contemporary Psychology in their review of the book's first edition. Building o...(Read More)
 
 
Where
Where "Something Catches" (October 1995)
Work, Love, and Identity in Youth
Victoria I. Munoz - Author

Helps people working with youth think in new ways about the relationships between work, love, and identity and how these interact within the socio-political processes of class, race, gender, and sexuality.

"This book offers stunning insights into the formation of identity. In a language that is at once Munoz's own--even as she acknowledges and extends the languages of others (notably women theorists of color, artists, po...(Read More)
 
 
The Future of Play Theory
The Future of Play Theory (August 1995)
A Multidisciplinary Inquiry into the Contributions of Brian Sutton-Smith
Anthony D. Pellegrini - Editor

This book looks at the impact of play on child development.
This multidimensional book looks at the current status of play theory across the disciplines, literally from anthropology to zoology. The authors examine play phenomena from four perspectives, Play as Progress; Play as Power, Play as Fantasy; and Play as Self. The volume is concluded with a challenge for future study by Brian Sutton-Smith.
With the wealth of information gat...(Read More)
 
 
Variations on a Theme
Variations on a Theme (July 1995)
Diversity and the Psychology of Women
Joan C. Chrisler - Editor
Alyce Huston Hemstreet - Editor

This is the first book to take a multicultural perspective on the psychology of women, including the issues of ethnicity, religion, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, and physical abilities.

This book addresses the continuing call to incorporate diversity issues into the scholarship on the psychology of women. Each chapter takes an inclusive look at one aspect of women's lives and shows how the available resea...(Read More)
 
 
Native American Postcolonial Psychology
Native American Postcolonial Psychology (March 1995)
Eduardo Duran - Author
Bonnie Duran - Author

This book shows that it is necessary to understand intergenerational trauma and internalized oppression in order to understand Native Americans today. It makes native American ways of conceptualizing the world available to readers.
"This is a book about Native Americans written the way it should be." -- Russell Thornton, Dartmouth College
This book presents a theoretical discussion of problems and issues encountered in the Nat...(Read More)
 
 
Children and Families
Children and Families "At Promise" (March 1995)
Deconstructing the Discourse of Risk
Beth Blue Swadener - Editor
Sally Lubeck - Editor

This book shows how the labeling of children as "at-risk" actually perpetuates the inequities, racism, and discrimination facing many families in America.
"In Children and Families 'At Promise': Deconstructing the Discourse of Risk we see how deconstructing the at risk label is inextricably linked to a critical analysis of pervasive poverty and exclusionary and discriminatory educational practices within our society. Many myths h...(Read More)
 
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