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Building United Judgement: A handbook for consensus decision making
Avery, Michel; Auvine, Brian; Streibel, Barbara; Weiss, Lonnie
Describes the techniques and skills which groups can apply to make the principles of consensus work effectively.
Character Analysis: Third, Enlarged Edition
Reich's psychoanalytic investigations of the human character.
Coming Back to Life: Practices to Reconnect Our Lives, Our World
A guidebook for dealing with the despair that stands in the way our our changing the world.
The Dialectics of Liberation
An Expression of the Facts
What the story of Darwin's long-forgotten masterpiece, and the continuing debate about its subject matter, tells us is that the scientific idea of the human is not simply an objective truth, but is sh...
Gestalt Therapy: Excitement and Growth in the Human Personality
Perls, Frederick; Hefferline, Ralph E. Goodman, Paul
The authors believe that the Gestalt outlook is the original, undistorted, natural approach to life, to thinking, acting and feeling.
The Mass Psychology of Fascism
Wilhelm Reich's class study, written during the years of the German crisis. Reich repudiates the concept that fascism is the ideology or action of a single individual or nationality, or any ethnic or ...
Nature Heals: The Psychological Essays of Paul Goodman
Goodman, Paul; ed. by Taylor Stoehr
Adolescent sexuality, the nature of aggression, ethics, Freud, the psychology of artists, Reich, homosexuality -- large, important, and controversial issues like these fascinated Paul Goodman, and in ...
A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster
The most startling thing about disasters, according to Rebecca Solnit, is not merely that so many people rise to the occasion, but that they do so with joy. That joy reveals an ordinarily unmet yearni...
Resource Manual for A Living Revolution: A Handbook of Skills & Tools for Social Change Activists
Coover, Virginia, Deacon, Ellen, Esser, Charles, Moore, Christopher
A manual for people who are concerned or angered by the deterioration of our society and who, because they have some sense that their efforts can have an effect on change, are looking for tools to tra...
Roots of Empathy: Changing the World Child by Child
Roots of Empathy looks at eliminating crime and changing the world by starting with a compassionate environment for children.
Something has to give: Emotional issues are potent
One of the things that the recent civic election made clear is that left-leaning and reform candidates can be very vulnerable if right-wing groups are able to seize on emotional questions and make the...
Utopian Essays and Practical Proposals
Whatever the subject, Goodman asks: What blocks and limits human freedom, joy, and creativity? What tends to release, free, liberate? In criticizing society and life his purpose is to improve. Goodman...
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The Ghost in the Machine
An analysis of the relationship between reason and imagination.
How to be more creative
Edwards, David D.
A guide to nourishing creativity and setting aside the inhibitions that prevent it.
Tales of Music and the Brain
Oliver Sacks explores the place music occupies in the brain and how it affects the human condition. In Musicophilia, he examines the power of music through the individaul experiences of patients, musi...
The Human Significance of the Skin
An analysis of the skin regarded as a sense organ rather than as a simple bodily covering.