Serious fears across cultures about the collapse of the world order
Tindle, Elizabeth & Croft, Waveney M. (2009) Serious fears across cultures about the collapse of the world order. In Gow, Kathryn M. (Ed.) Meltdown : Climate Change, Natural Disasters and Other Catastrophes : Fear and Concerns of the Future. Nova Publishers, New York, pp. 325-341.
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This chapter approaches resilience from an evolutionary psychology (socio-biological) perspective. It argues that the internal constitution and mental toughness of the individual will provide a core protection for life’s inevitable tests in the innumerable micro and macro environments humans find themselves. The many descriptors of the construct of resilience used in various studies are explored. Finally, the difference psychologists can make in the therapy of clients whose resilience is being tested, is examined by means of case examples.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||Environment, Climate change, Collapse, civilizations|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > SOCIOLOGY (160800) > Environmental Sociology (160802)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Administrative Services|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Past > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 Nova Science Publishers|
|Deposited On:||17 Apr 2012 09:39|
|Last Modified:||26 Apr 2012 03:48|
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