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MEAN GENES From Sex to Money to Food: Taming Our Primal Instincts, Burnham, Terry & Phelan, Jay
1 Burnham, Terry & Phelan, Jay MEAN GENES From Sex to Money to Food: Taming Our Primal Instincts
Perseus 2000 0738202304 / 9780738202303 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Excellent condition, only very light wear overall. Jacket has a little light soiling. 263 pages. Interior clean and unmarked. Publishers Weekly: "Genes are credited or blamed these days for more and more human behaviors and predicaments, but gambling, courtesy and even greed? Phelan, a professor of economics at Harvard, and Burnham, a biology professor at UCLA, focus not on the mechanisms of particular genes but on the effects of more general evolutionary patterns. In this enormously entertaining sociobiological overview, they argue that humans are well adapted to the environment in which we originated, but since we are no longer hunter-gatherers, instincts that evolved under those conditions can lead to harmful excess in today's world...." (400noto) ; 8vo 
Price: 9.95 USD
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MIT Press 1986 0262530503 / 9780262530507 Softcover Good; 
Cover has moderate edge/corner wear, some creasing. About the first 1/3 of pages have some highlighting, rest of pages are clean and unmarked. B/w illus. 164 pages. In Matter and Consciousness, Paul Churchland clearly presents the advantages and disadvantages of such difficult issues in philosophy of mind as behaviorism, reductive materialism, functionalism, and eliminative materialism. Churchland organizes and clarifies the new theoretical and experimental results of the natural sciences for a wider philosophical audience, observing that this research bears directly on questions concerning the basic elements of cognitive activity and their implementation in real physical systems. (How is it, he asks, that living creatures perform some cognitive tasks so swiftly and easily, where computers do them only badly or not at all? ) Most significant for philosophy, Churchland asserts, is the support these results tend to give to the reductive and the eliminative versions of materialism. Paul M. Churchland is Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, San Diego. (os); 8vo 
Price: 8.95 USD
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Calgary, AB Detselig 1995 1550591029 / 9781550591026 First Edition Softcover New 
New, book no markings. From Rear Cover: "In writing this volume, we have tried to provide detailed and in depth analysis of central issues. By not attempting to 'cover' the whole area of adolescent psychology, we were able to pursue issues, topics and concerns much more thoroughly than is typical in adolescent texts. At the same time, we have tried not to lose sight of some of the conventional and socially relevant topics in the area...." ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 350 pages 
Price: 23.50 USD
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4 Edgerton, Robert B. Deviance, A Cross-cultural Perspective
Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company 1976 0846513013 / 9780846513018 First Edition Softcover Good 
Book has only light wear and all intact, however numerous pages have some yellow highlighting. Light age tanning to page edges and covers. Old price sticker on front. ; Cummings Modular Program in Anthropology; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 133 pages 
Price: 2.95 USD
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DECENCY & DEVIANCE, Haas, Jack and Shaffir, Bill
5 Haas, Jack and Shaffir, Bill DECENCY & DEVIANCE
McClelland and Stewart 1978 0771037503 / 9780771037504 Softcover Good 
1978 reprint. Pages clean and intact, however several pages have highlighting and a little pencil underlining. Light age tanning to interior. Cover has light edge/corner wear and old price sticker on front. Ranging broadly through every level of society, this is a fascinating study which delineates the varying yardsticks of the normal and the deviant, good and bad, right and wrong..... (260osl, 0211) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 8.00 USD
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London Methuen & Company 1974 0416703305 / 9780416703306 First Edition Softcover Good+ 
Light edge and corner wear, scuffing to cover. Name written on first endpage. Interior pages are clean, however numerous pages have underlining in pencil. 205 pages. "....Author emphasizes the coding processes of memory by which the nominal stimulus, the stimulus as presented, is transformed into the functional stimulus, the stimulus as coded. He proposes that there are many different forms of coding, and that the efficiency of recall or recognition performance is a function of the nature of coding employed..." (300os) ; 8vo; 
Price: 3.95 USD
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St. Martin's Press 1987 0312108508 / 9780312108502 Softcover Very Good 
Cover has light scuffing and light wear to corners, light soiling outer edge of pages. Pages are all intact and clean other than old price and small stamps inside covers. Contents: Understanding Bureaucracy; Bureaucracy as the New Society; Bureaucracy as the New Culture; The Psychology of Bureaucracy; The Language of Bureaucracy; Bureaucracy as Polity & Bureaucracy: The Terminal World. (360os? ) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 6.95 USD
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The Depths of the Soul - A Christian Approach to Psychoanalysis, Ignace Lepp
8 Ignace Lepp The Depths of the Soul - A Christian Approach to Psychoanalysis
New York Doubleday Image 1967 First Edition Softcover Good 
Cover has light edge and corner wear, light soiling to rear, light corner curling and several small corner crease. Pages are intact and clean other than previous owner's small stamp near front and inside rear cover, bit of an uneven edge to pages. Has a rear library pocket, but no other evidence of this being a library book. Light soiling to outer edge of pages. A Christian approach to Psychoanalysis by the author of 'The Psychology of Loving'. (168os,0514) 
Price: 7.95 USD
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MEMORY AND AWARENESS  An Information-Processing Perspective, Klatzky, Roberta L.
9 Klatzky, Roberta L. MEMORY AND AWARENESS An Information-Processing Perspective
W H Freeman & Co (Sd) 1984 0716716003 / 9780716716006 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Internal pages clean, tight and unmarked. Cover has scuffing, light edgewear, a little corner curling and a scratch across front cover. Focuses on "on line" awareness - consciousness of ongoing mental activities; "epistemic" awareness - cognizance of knowledge stored in memory; "personal Model" awareness - recognition of memory as a general system and an appreciation of one's own memory-related abilities. Psychology. (265os) ; Series of Books in Psychology; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 160 pages 
Price: 11.95 USD
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10 Langer, Lawrence L. VERSIONS OF SURVIVAL The Holocaust and the Human Spirit
State University of New York Press 1982 0873955846 / 9780873955843 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Ex-library with heavy laminated cover and usual stamps & stickers - only light wear overall. Light soiling outer edge of pages. Interior clean & unmarked other than library stamps. Donation plate inside cover. 267 pages. Focuses on the efforts to rehabilitate the human image after it has been tempered in the crucible of the Holocaust. It examines the ways in which psychology, language, and literary art distort or illuminate that effort. It insists on the importance of confronting the inhuman, to say nothing of the unthinkable, when probing survival during the Holocaust and the sources of man's moral being.....Also assesses and challenges some of the more comfortable and comforting conclusions about the survival experience as set forth by Bruno Bettelheim, Viktor Frankl, and Terrence Des Pres...... (*Shipping will be reduced to most locations) ; 8vo 
Price: 16.50 USD
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WITHIN A CHILD'S HEART:   The Real-Life Journey Children Face When Their Parent's Divorce, Leibel, Craig Henry
11 Leibel, Craig Henry WITHIN A CHILD'S HEART: The Real-Life Journey Children Face When Their Parent's Divorce
St. Albert, AB Inspire Media 2001 0968374212 / 9780968374214 Softcover Very Good Signed by Author
Signed by author on endpage "Great wisdom comes from great lessons of the heart! Craig Henry Leibel 04/22/01. Light edge & corner wear, a little corner curling, light soiling outer edge of pages. Interior pages clean & unmarked. Offers an insightful glimpse into the journey that the author faced when his parents divorced. By disclosing the intimate details of his personal story, he provides readers with powerful revelations on dealing with the life-altering experience of divorce. The author's heart-felt narrative will embrace your heart and enlighten your soul!; 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall; Signed by Author 
Price: 14.50 USD
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THE MEASUREMENT OF INTELLIGENCE An Explanation of and a Complete Guide for the Use of the Stanford Revision and Extension of the Binet-Simon Intelligence Scale, Lewis M. Terman
12 Lewis M. Terman THE MEASUREMENT OF INTELLIGENCE An Explanation of and a Complete Guide for the Use of the Stanford Revision and Extension of the Binet-Simon Intelligence Scale
Houghton and Mifflin 1916 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Houghton and Mifflin, 1916 printing. Hardcover, no jacket as issued. Pages are all intact and clean and other than name/address written on blank endpage and age tanning inside covers and to page edges, slight soiling outer edge of pages. Cover has a light wear/bumping at corners and light fading to spine. Quite nice condition for it's age. This study of the uses of intelligence tests, the scale used and the problems and success of such is detailed in this thorough and comprehensive examination. [530]; 8vo 
Price: 17.95 USD
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13 Lowen, Alexander M.D. PLEASURE A Creative Approach to Life
Penguin 1976 2nd Impression Softcover Very Good 
Light wear to edges, interior clean & tight. 251 pages. One of the world's leading innovators in the field of psychology shows you how to expand and realize your capacity to feel your body's aliveness, natural freedom, and spontaneity. A more creative life through pleasure is the promise of this revolutionary book. 'Pleasure' offers a way out of the dilemma of an unpleasurable life. Defining pleasure as a bodily experience--"there is no such thing as pure mental pleasure"--he offers a series of bioenergetic exercises, each outlines in easy-to-follow detail, which can help the body regain its natural freedom and spontaneity. (120osl) ; ; 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Price: 9.55 USD
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14 Markman, Ronald M. D. & Bosco, Dominick ALONE WITH THE DEVIL Famous Cases of a Courtroom Psychiatrist
Bantam Books 1990 0553285203 / 9780553285208 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Excellent condition - slight corner wear, crease to spine, interior pages clean & tight. 378 pages plus book lists. A shocking look inside the minds of America's most infamous killers. Dr. Markham reveals what he has learned in one-on-one interviews with the most terrifying killers of our time. B/w photos. (*Shipping will be reduced to most locations) ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 5.50 USD
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Juliette, Michel Goeldlin
15 Michel Goeldlin Juliette
Charlottetown, P. E. I. Ragweed Press 1987 0920304656 / 9780920304655 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
First English edition 1987. Pages are clean and intact, no markings, slight soiling outer edge of pages. Cover has light age tanning, a few tiny spots and light wear to corners. "A woman lives alone in terror, depriving herself of life's smallest pleasures. Her psychoanalyst will devote years to helping her overcome her terrifying nightmares and the guilt she feels for being brutally abused as a child..." (225os,0914) ; 8vo 
Price: 14.95 USD
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16 Morgan, Robin THE DEMON LOVER On the Sexuality of Terrorism
W. W. Norton 1989 0393 026426 / 9780393026429 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Light wear overall, light soiling outer edge of pages. Interior pages clean & tight, except for name stamp of previous owner. "In this brilliant marriage of thyeory and personal experience, Robin Morgan, one of our most gifted theorists and activists of the women's movement, sets forth the first feminist analysis of the phenomenon of terrorism. Lucidly, eloquently, she shows us that the terrorist has been the ultimate male sexual idol of the male-centered cultural tradition from pre-Biblical times to the present. " (*shipping will be reduced to some locations) ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 395 pages 
Price: 6.55 USD
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THE HUMAN ZOO, Morris, Desmond
17 Morris, Desmond THE HUMAN ZOO
London Corgi Books 1971 0552096288 / 9780552096287 Softcover Very Good+ 
Clean, tight condition. Pages are clean and unmarked. Cover has very light edgewear and a little scuffing/rubbing to edges. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 222 pages; "How does city life change the way we act? What accounts for the increasing prevalence of violence and anxiety in our world? In this edition of his controversial 1969 bestseller, The Human Zoo, renowned zoologist Desmond Morris argues that many of the social instabilities we face are largely a product of the artificial, impersonal confines of our urban surroundings. Indeed, our behavior often startlingly resembles that of captive animals, and our developed and urbane environment seems not so much a concrete jungle as it does a human zoo. Animals do not normally exhibit stress, random violence, and erratic behavioruntil they are confined. Similarly, the human propensity toward antisocial and sociopathic behavior is intensified in todays cities. Morris argues that we are biologically still tribal and ill-equipped to thrive in the impersonal urban sprawl. As important and meaningful today as it was a quarter-century ago, The Human Zoo sounds an urgent warning and provides startling insight into our increasingly complex lives. " [140-osl] 
Price: 3.75 USD
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IT WORKS, HOW AND WHY The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Narcotics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous
18 Narcotics Anonymous IT WORKS, HOW AND WHY The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Narcotics Anonymous
CA World Services Inc. 1993 1557761817 / 9781557761811 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
HC/DJ - fine/near fine. Reprint edition. Hardcover is clean, tight and unmarked. Jacket has very light edgewear and scuffing of jacket. 221 pages. From the intro: "Welcome! The book you have in your hands is a discussion of the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Narcotics Anonymous..... It is meant to help you determine your own interpretation of the principles contained in our steps and traditions. We hope you will find personal growth, understanding and empathy in the following pages. We pray you will be moved to a new level of insight into your recovery and the valuable place you occupy as a member of Narcotics Anonymous..." (425) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 221 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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19 Perron, Margaret LOVE First Book in the Grace Trilogy
Hazelden 1997 1568381565 / 9781568381565 Softcover Near Fine 
Excellent condition, only veyr light wear, a little light scuffing on back cover. 246 pages. "...tells the story of a shared friendship that blossoms with the excitement of the simultaneous pregnancies of Love and Carver, and matures following the untimely death of Love's newborn daughter, Grace. Grace's death becomes the catalyst for a miraculous year of spiritual growth for the three women. Their connection to one another intensifies as they struggle to come to terms with Grace's seemingly senseless death, a struggle that transforms into spiritual awakening for each of them. " (200noto) ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 
Price: 2.75 USD
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Prentice Hall Trade 1974 013574301X / 9780135743010 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Pages clean and unmarked. Cover has light scuffing, light edgewear/rubbing and old price sticker on front. Discusses how men can help one another understand and transcend the limitations of the traditional masculine role. (213os) ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 184 pages 
Price: 3.50 USD
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