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Education for Socially Engaged Art
Pablo Helguera

Jorge Pinto Books Inc., 2011

"For too long Social Practice has been the notoriously flimsy flipside of market-based contemporary art: a world of hand-wringing practitioners easily satisfied with the feeling of 'doing good' in a community, and unaware that their quasi-activist, anti-formalist positions in fact have a long artistic heritage and can be critically dissected using the tools of art and theatre history. Helguera's spunky primer promises to offer a much-needed ...


Socially Awkward: A Novel, 2012

Jennifer Smith spends most of her time wishing she had a more exciting name, lived a more exciting life, or that she could just become someone else for a while. With her sister Claire’s help, Jennifer channels her life’s desires into the perfect graduate research program: a fake Facebook identity that allows her to “study” the world’s reaction to perceived beauty. Making up a new name, designing a new personality, and doctoring a photo ...


SOCIALLY SMART IN 60 SECONDS: Etiquette Do's and Dont's for Personal and Professional Success
Pegues Deborah Smith

Harvest House Pub, 2009

Book annotation not available for this title. Title: Socially Smart in 60 Seconds Author: Pegues, Deborah Smith Publisher: Harvest House Pub Publication Date: 2009/01/15 Number of Pages: 153 Binding Type: PAPERBACK Library of Congress: 2008020281


The Socially Skilled Child Molester: Differentiating the Guilty from the Falsely Accused
Carla Van Dam

Routledge, 2006

Know what signs indicate a child molester! Revealing the secret but successful strategies used by child molesters allows adults to intervene long before children are abused. The Socially Skilled Child Molester: Differentiating the Guilty from the Falsely Accused identifies how socially proficient molesters successfully ingratiate themselves into families and communities. The book closely examines their techniques and strategies while ...


Socially Curious and Curiously Social: A Social Thinking Guidebook for Bright Teens and Young Adults
Michelle Garcia Winner, Pamela Crooke

North River Press, 2011

This anime-illustrated guidebook is written for teens and young adults to learn how the social mind is expected to work in order to effectively relate to others at school, at work, in the community and even at home. Since there is relatively little information on how to talk about social information, this book redefines what it means to be social and it is likely not what you think! The book is written in the language of teens as a get real ...


Socially ADDept: A Manual for Parents of Children with ADHD and/or Learning Disabilities
Janet Z. Giler

C E S Continuing Education Seminars, 2000

Socially ADDept helps parents teach the hidden rules of communication to children who are having social problems. The manual is in a workbook format and guides parents through each topic through a series of exercises and suggested dialogue. Some of the topics covered are how to handle teasing, use appropriate body language, comprehend jokes and sarcasm, and join groups effectively. Socially ADDept is easy to read and use.


Socially Curious and Curiously Social
Michelle Garcia Winner, Pamela Crooke

Think Social, 2009

Written for teens and young adults to read themselves about how the social mind is expected to work in order to effectively relate to others at school, at work, in the community and even at home. Since there is relatively little information on how to talk about social information, this book redefines what it means to "be social" and it is likely not what you were thinking! This book is a "get real" discussion about what really goes on inside ...


Socially Strong, Emotionally Secure: 50 Activities to Promote Resilience in Young Children
Nefertiti Bruce, Karen Cairone

Gryphon House, 2011

Now more than ever, adults must help children develop the skills necessary to navigate successfully through life. By focusing on building social and emotional strength, adults increase children's resilience and prepare them to handle the challenges in life. The strategies and activities in Socially Strong, Emotionally Secure provide teachers with the tools they need to help children become socially and emotionally healthy for life. Organized ...


Socially Responsible Investing For Dummies
Ann C. Logue

For Dummies, 2008

Generate a good return as well as goodwill with this guide to ethical investments Want to make money while you make a difference in the world? Socially Responsible Investing For Dummies , a 2010 Green Book Festival award winner, is as practical, hands-on guide to smart social investing that shows you how to maximize your profits while remaining true to your values. You get expert advice in targeting an issue you're passionate about, researching ...


Socially ADDept: Teaching Social Skills to Children with ADHD, LD, and Asperger's
Janet Z. Giler

Jossey-Bass, 2011

Decodes the often confusing rules of social behavior for all children Socially ADDept helps educators and parents teach the hidden rules of social behavior to children with limited social skills, notably those with special needs like ADHD, learning disabilities, Asperger's and high-functioning autism, Tourette Syndrome, and nonverbal learning disabilities. The author provides all the information parents and professionals need to know to help ...

 - Ebook Version of the Site: A Super In-Depth Guide For Anyone Who Feels Shy, Lonely, Or ..., 2013 is a popular, extensive website on dealing with issues such as shyness, loneliness, and all-around social awkwardness. This Kindle version puts all its articles together into one convenient package. Unlike a lot of resources on social skills, which are more about how to become a superstar, schmoozer, salesman type, the information in this book is geared towards helping unhappily shy, lonely, and socially inexperienced ...


Finding Joy in Teaching Students of Diverse Backgrounds: Culturally Responsive and Socially Just Practices in ...
Sonia Nieto

Heinemann, 2013

"While no check-list of attitudes, dispositions, behaviors, or actions can define what thriving teachers look like, the teachers interviewed here give us powerful examples of what it takes to face their profession with courage, their content with enthusiasm, and their students with love." -Sonia Nieto One in four public school students in the U.S. now speaks a language other than English at home, and the number of emergent bilingual and ...


Green Investing: More Than Being Socially Responsible: A Practical Guide for Busy Investors
J. Patrick Costello

Patrick Costello, 2013

In this book, Patrick Costello, a practicing Certified Financial Planner(tm), shows busy investors how to implement a socially responsible and sustainable investment (SRI) strategy. Without spending an inordinate amount of time or becoming an investing expert, everyday investors can align their investing process with their personal ethics and values while earning a competitive return. Additionally, Patrick introduces the concept of “Green” ...


The Design Activist's Handbook: How to Change the World (Or at Least Your Part of It) with Socially Conscious ...
Noah Scalin, Michelle Taute

HOW Books, 2012

We Want You! Will you join the ranks of design activists? Doing good is too important to think of as work better left to those fictitious "other" designers. People more famous. More talented. More connected. Richer. Younger. Braver. (Insert your own mental roadblock here.) In truth, anyone can be a design activist. It just starts with a commitment to yourself and your values. A commitment to making conscious choices and realizing how all the ...


Socially Responsible Investing : Making a Difference and Making Money
Amy Domini

Kaplan Business, 2001

Put your money where your heart is! It sounds like an oxymoron: Can you really make money as a socially responsible investor? The answer is, unquestionably, yes. The way you invest can contribute not only to your bottom line but also to a just and fair society. In Socially Responsible Investing , Amy Domini, the movement's pioneer and the name behind the Domini 400 Social Index , shows you how.


The Science of Making Friends, (w/DVD): Helping Socially Challenged Teens and Young Adults
Elizabeth Laugeson

Jossey-Bass, 2013

The groundbreaking book that puts the focus on teens and young adults with social challenges This book offers parents a step-by-step guide to making and keeping friends for teens and young adults with social challenges—such as those diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, bipolar, or other conditions. With the book’s concrete rules and steps of social etiquette, parents will be able to assist in improving conversational skills, ...


Just Design: Socially Conscious Design for Critical Causes
Christopher Simmons

HOW Books, 2011

For many, doing good work that also does good in the world is part of the ethos of design practice. Just Design celebrates and explores this increasingly critical aspect of design by showcasing a diverse collection of inspiring projects, people and causes. Look inside to explore more than 140 exceptional design solutions from many of the world's leading designers and discover new work from emerging voices. Dig deeper by reading the story ...


Helping Your Socially Vulnerable Child: What to Do When Your Child Is Shy, Socially Anxious, Withdrawn, or ...
Andrew R. Eisen PhD, Linda B. Engler PhD

New Harbinger Publications, 2007

Tools You Can Use to Help Your Child In social situations, certain children are more likely than others to be subject to emotional and physical harm by more aggressive children. Shyness, social anxiety, or a tendency to be withdrawn may underlie this social vulnerability, as may awkwardness in social situations or an inclination to be impulsive or explosive. If your child struggles with any of these problems, there is much you can do to help ...


Helping Your Shy and Socially Anxious Client: A Social Fitness Training Protocol Using CBT
Lynne Henderson PhD

New Harbinger Publications, 2014

Helping Your Shy And Socially Anxious Client presents a breakthrough therapeutic approach to treating social anxiety. In a world dominated by extroverts, being shy or socially anxious can make life especially challenging. And while there is nothing wrong with being naturally introverted, avoiding social contact due to extreme fear and anxiety can be very damaging both mentally and physically. As a therapist, you understand that avoidance ...


The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act
Fredric Jameson

Cornell University Press, 1982

Fredric Jameson, in The Political Unconscious , opposes the view that literary creation can take place in isolation from its political context. He asserts the priority of the political interpretation of literary texts, claiming it to be at the center of all reading and understanding, not just a supplement or auxiliary to other methods current today. Jameson supports his thesis by looking closely at the nature of interpretation. Our ...



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