The Dark Side of Transformational Leadership: A Critical Perspective
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The Dark Side of Transformational Leadership: A Critical Perspective

"This book is a very welcome addition to the still small, but now rapidly growing literature which offers substantive and detailed challenges to the grandiose and heroic notions of leadership which have been so heavily promoted over last few decades…Tourish’s method of drawing on empirical studies as the main basis for his critique renders this work highly accessible to both practitioner and student audiences who might otherwise find...

Happiness Is Overrated
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Happiness Is Overrated

Happiness Is Overrated begins with an historical overview of the development of the concept of 'happiness' from Plato to contemporary writers, highlighting the best scholarship emerging from philosophy, psychology, and sociology. Belliotti includes practical advice on how to attain happiness and addresses issues centered on the meaning of life. Happiness, he argues, is not the greatest personal good, or even a great good in itself. I...

Unshackled: Education for Freedom, Student Achievement, and Personal Emancipation
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Unshackled: Education for Freedom, Student Achievement, and Personal Emancipation

Harnessing conceptual inspiration through the work of Harriet Tubman and Queen Nanny the Maroon of Jamaica, this book explores the historical and contemporary role that education has - and can continually play as an instrument of personal and group liberation. The book discusses the early formations of the Transatlantic Slave Trade, the enslavement of native populations, and the subsequent development of the Underground Railroad and ...

Men in Place: Trans Masculinity, Race, and Sexuality in America
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Men in Place: Trans Masculinity, Race, and Sexuality in America

Daring new theories of masculinity, built from a large and geographically diverse interview study of transgender men American masculinity is being critiqued, questioned, and reinterpreted for a new era. In Men in Place Miriam J. Abelson makes an original contribution to this conversation through in-depth interviews with trans men in the U.S. West, Southeast, and Midwest, showing how the places and spaces men inhabit are fundamental t...

Sex Science Self: A Social History of Estrogen, Testosterone, and Identity
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Sex Science Self: A Social History of Estrogen, Testosterone, and Identity

"Sex Science Self makes a significant contribution to the field of LGBT studies by placing debates about trans identity and politics in a new, provocative context. Wonderfully written, the book guides its readers through a great deal of complicated scientific material in clear, direct, and highly readable language, making it both accessible and completely engaging."―Michael Bronski, author of A Queer History of the United States

Ani Trime's Little Book of Affirmations: 52 Illustrated Practices for a Peaceful and Open Mind
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Ani Trime's Little Book of Affirmations

“Every thought I think is creating my future.” So begin the 52 affirmations of Ani Trime, a beloved teacher in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition who began her own life as a gruff, plainspoken West Virginian. Noted for her sense of humor and her no-nonsense style of spiritual practice, Trime believed that anyone could learn to loosen the grip of negative thoughts by cultivating more healing, helpful ways of thinking in the garden of the ...

José Silva, Robert B. Stone, "La face cachée de vous-même : Comment devenir co-créateur de votre destinée"
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La face cachée de vous-même : Comment devenir co-créateur de votre destinée

Seulement dix pour cent d’entre nous utilisent les deux hémisphères du cerveau de manière équilibrée. Ce livre vous apprend à activer l’hémisphère droit du cerveau. Il vous permet ainsi d’accéder à votre intelligence supérieure, à votre créativité et à vos ressources énergétiques. La méthode exposée ici est un programme simple et progressif, accessible à tous. Quatrième de couverture Amour-Santé-Abondance. Vous pouvez y avoir accès l...

The Mismeasure of Minds: Debating Race and Intelligence between Brown and The Bell Curve
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The Mismeasure of Minds

In this beautifully written and thoroughly researched book, Michael E. Staub takes a fresh and critical look at some of the most familiar, iconic, and vaunted psychological and neuroscientific experiments of the last several decades. He argues compellingly that race and class are the unacknowledged and implicit subtexts in these experiments. This is a book that psychologists, neuroscientists, historians, and the public alike need to ...

Sylviane Retuerta, "Mieux vivre avec ses émotions: Au travail ou en privé, comment développer son leadership émotionnel"
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Mieux vivre avec ses émotions: Au travail ou en privé, comment développer son leadership émotionnel

À combien évaluez-vous votre capacité à comprendre, maîtriser, exprimer et utiliser vos émotions ? Si nous redoutons que nos émotions provoquent des perturbations mentales et physiques, elles restent tout de même les boussoles de notre vie ! Apprendre à s'en servir, c'est à coup sûr mieux se connaître, mieux comprendre l'autre, pour au final atteindre une liberté émotionnelle. Car ce livre est avant tout un guide d'auto-coaching ! Po...

Queer Theory: The French Response
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Queer Theory: The French Response

In 2012 and 2013, masses of French citizens took to the streets to demonstrate against a bill on gay marriage. But demonstrators were not merely denouncing its damaging effects; they were also claiming that its origins lay in "gender theory," an ideology imported from the United States. By "gender theory" they meant queer theory in general and, more specifically, the work of noted scholar Judith Butler. Now French opponents to gay ma...