Communicating Climate Change Information for Decision-Making

This book provides important insight on a range of issues focused on three themes; what new climate change information is being developed, how that knowledge is communicated and how it can be usefully applied across international, regional and local scales. There is increasing international investment and interest to develop and communicate updated climate change information […]

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Handbook of Counselling

The Handbook of Counselling provides a comprehensive and up-to-the-minute guide for counsellors and those using counselling skills in other professions. The contributors, all experienced practitioners, explore the major arenas and settings in which counselling is practised as well as the key themes and issues faced by those working in this field.This edition of the handbook […]

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Age of Discovery

The present is a contest between the bright and dark sides of discovery. To avoid being torn apart by its stresses, we need to recognize the fact—and gain courage and wisdom from the past. Age of Discovery shows how. Now is the best moment in history to be alive, but we have never felt more […]

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Emotion and Decision-making Explained

What produces emotions? Why do we have emotions? How do we have emotions? Why do emotional states feel like something? What is the relation between emotion, and reward value, and subjective feelings of pleasure? These are just some of the question considered in this book, written by a leading neuroscientist in this field. Download Now […]

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Counselling Skills and Theory 4th Edition

Trust this bestselling resource to provide you with the clearest introduction to the major approaches in counselling.Written by expert counsellor and bestselling author Margaret Hough, this textbook provides the clearest overview and introduction to the subject. It covers the major approaches to the field, how they interrelate and how you can put them into practice. […]

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Creative Collaboration

This short manual gives ingenious rules of thumb for creative collaboration, in which by interacting freely a collaborative group can discover genuinely new ways of thinking about and then doing or making something. OpenEndedGroup draws upon long experience in collaborating both with each other and outsiders to create works for stage, screen, gallery, museum and […]

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Central Bank Communication, Decision Making, and Governance

Experts analyze the recent emphasis on central communication as an additional policy and accountability device. In recent years central bankers have placed new emphasis on communication with financial markets and the general public. They have done this not only through the traditional channel of monetary policy pronouncements but also by increasing the quantity of information […]

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Co-Counselling

The theory behind Co-Counselling argues that emotional expression should be welcomed and that human beings can help each other recover from past distress by taking turns giving and receiving attention. Benefits of the method include the acceleration of personal growth and the reduction of the stresses inherent in the practitioner’s role. This accessible book offers […]

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In the Next Room (or the vibrator play)

“A fascinating, funny and evocative play. . . . Ruhl develops the story with the enticing blend of irreverent humor and skewed realism. . . . It’s beautiful.” –San Francisco Chronicle “[This] breathtakingly inventive addition to Ruhl’s singular body of work . . . has the potential to be a modern masterpiece.”–Los Angeles Times Sarah […]

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Mass Media and Political Decision-Making

To what extent have political decision-making processes become mediatized? Based on this question, the author analyzes media coverage and parliamentary actors’ (MPs) strategies and perceptions in three conflicted decision-making processes in Switzerland. Mediatization of politics refers to behavioral changes and adaptations of political actors, institutions, and processes that are related to (mass) media. According to […]

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