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International Handbook of Love

Transcultural and Transdisciplinary Perspectives

Editors: Mayer, Claude-Hélène, Vanderheiden, Elisabeth (Eds.)

  • Provides New Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Insights on Love Across the World
  • Deals with Different Forms and Concepts of Love
  • Explores Love in the Context of New Technologies
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About this book

This handbook presents an international state-of-the-art book on love in research and practice. It is anchored in classical, contemporary and postmodern perspectives and various disciplines. The book expands previous theoretical, empirical and applied research by presenting new transcultural and transdisciplinary approaches. The authors describe concepts and theories of love from cultural viewpoints with regard to manifestations of love in digital, social, cultural and political contexts. They also focus on love in the context of religion, belief systems, family and intergenerational relations, in the context of counselling, therapy and psychiatry. Additionally, authors explore love in the context of globalisation, in the literature, in workplace and business contexts and with regard to its dark side.

This volume is a must for scientists, researchers and practitioners interested in positive emotions, love, as well as cultural and international perspectives. 

About the authors

Claude-Hélène Mayer is a Full Professor in Industrial Psychology at the University of Johannesburg, in Johannesburg, South Africa, an Adjunct Professor at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt, Germany and Senior Research Associate at Rhodes University,Grahamstown, South Africa. Her research areas are women in leadership, mental health and salutogenesis in cultural contexts, transcultural conflict management and mediation, shame and psychobiography. She uses positive psychology, system psychodynamic and cultural theory perspectives. 
Elisabeth Vanderheiden is Managing Director of the Catholic Adult Education, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany and the federal chairwoman of Catholic Adult Education, Germany. She has published articles and books in the context of vocational qualifications, in particular qualification of teachers and trainers, as well as current topics of general, vocational and civic education and intercultural opening processes.

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eBook $269.00
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Hardcover $349.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
International Handbook of Love
Book Subtitle
Transcultural and Transdisciplinary Perspectives
Editors
  • Claude-Hélène Mayer
  • Elisabeth Vanderheiden
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-45996-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-45996-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-45995-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 1110
Number of Illustrations
18 b/w illustrations, 75 illustrations in colour
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