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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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    Abstract

    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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    ID Code: 49600
    Item Type: Book Chapter
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    Keywords: Environment, Climate change, Collapse, civilizations
    ISBN: 978608761531
    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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