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Cropley, David H., Ed.; Cropley, Arthur J., Ed.; Kaufman, James C., Ed.; Runco, Mark A., Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2010
With few exceptions, scholarship on creativity has focused on its positive aspects while largely ignoring its dark side. This includes not only creativity deliberately aimed at hurting others, such as crime or terrorism, or at gaining unfair advantages, but also the accidental negative side effects of well-intentioned acts. This book brings…
Descriptors: Creativity, Weapons, Terrorism, Crime
Levander, Caroline F., Ed.; Singley, Carol J., Ed. – 2003
There has been increased critical interest in the child as a rich and varied site of cultural inscription. Scholars from a wide range of disciplines have turned their attention to the child in order to interrogate how it comes to represent, and often codify, the prevailing ideologies of a given culture or historical period. Noting that narratives…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Children, Childrens Literature, Cultural Context
Greenspan, Stanley I., Ed.; Pollock, George H., Ed. – 1981
The volumes that make up "The Course of Life" series represent original contributions from international scientists and clinicians who have produced much current knowledge about the phases of human personality development. The chapters in Volume III discuss adulthood from various perspectives. Contributions cover the continuum of human…
Descriptors: Adults, Aging (Individuals), Depression (Psychology), Developmental Stages