The Buendia's secret. About One hundred years of solitude
Is it possible to decipher the enigmatic One Hundred Years of Solitude? Those passionate about Gabriel García Márquez's total novel will find in this essay a revolutionary approach masterfully defended by Sultana Wahnón, who presents herself as our particular Aureliano Babilonia in the task of revea..
What is the origin of humanity? Why does a species like ours exist on planet Earth? Do we enjoy a privileged position, what is our destiny in the universe? Where are we headed? And perhaps the most difficult question of all: Why?
In The Meaning of Human Existence, his most philosophical work to date..
Anthropologist Germaine Tillion, a member of the French Resistance and deported to a concentration camp, was still working on the eve of her death. Back from that horror, she decided to laugh until the last minute, awakening around her a group of friendship, mutual help and joy that lasted until she..
Writing can save the soul. Simone Weil, Georges Perec, Jean Genet, Mary Shelley, Victor Hugo, Arthur Rimbaud, Alice Miller, Romain Gary, Gustave Flaubert, Primo Lévi and other great authors of world literature who appear in Boris Cyrulnik's latest exciting book teach us this. Many of them have been ..
«Each person's sense of identity is influenced by his or her sense of belonging to a specific family».
Few scholars have exercised such a profound influence on the theory and practice of family therapy as Salvador Minuchin. This new edition of Families and Family Therapy - a class..
Spanish society has shown itself to be enormously participatory at specific moments, but it has many problems in creating networks and accumulating the social capital to sustain demands and protests. Our political system, moreover, does not facilitate participation either, but rather discourages it...
The figures that Hannah Arendt reflects on in this book have in common only the times in which they lived: what were the responses of Karl Jaspers, John XXIII, Isak Dinesen, Walter Benjamin, Hermann Broch, Bertolt Brecht and others to the external conditions of the world during the first half of the..
Tantrums. Mealtimes. Boredom. Video games. The psychoanalyst Joseph Knobel Freud, in his long experience as a therapist, addresses in this book the main issues that torment parents today: some apparently more practical, such as good sleeping habits, and others more specific or alarming, such as abus..
For the first time, a synthetic and rigorous text on the constitutive principles of Lacan's work, which systematically exposes the theoretical-clinical foundations of the inaugural thesis of «the unconscious structured as a language».
Appreciated for the sobriety of its concepts, disconcerting for i..
The Culture of Control: Crime and Social Order in Contemporary Society
This book describes the dramatic changes in crime control and criminal justice that have taken place in Great Britain and the United States in the last 25 years. The author explains these changes by showing how the social organization of late modernity has brought about a series of political and cul..
Among all the virtues that illuminate our lives and constitute the foundation of society, hope is the most important. Without it, who would dare to take action, who would have the courage to face an unknown, uncertain and unpredictable future, how could we conceive of invention, art, beauty, friends..
The Magical and Realistic Celebration of Children's Resiliencie
This manual contains a series of proposals of activities to help professional and non-professional monitors to organize group workshops with children and adolescents who have been in contexts of social injustice, violence and mistreatment produced by adults.
After a long professional experience in t..