Suffering a fall, or fearing a fall, can change an older person's life. Often, a fall can lead to a loss of enthusiasm, a loss of the desire to go out and the ability to remain independent.
This manual was written for older people who have had a fall, for those who are afraid of falling, and for fam..
Adults are colonizing childhood at an accelerated rate through hyperactivity: hyperactive, hypersexualized, hyperconnected childhoods.... We want them to be like us: enterprising, with a clear sexual identity, fluent in several languages and creative. We idolize self-esteem, praising them indiscrimi..
Assuming the risk of taking the floor and the uncertainty of the present, various voices from Catalonia, Spain and Latin America come together in this volume to think about the political event of COVID-19. The result is an open and critical postscript to the first wave of the pandemic and the conseq..
We are going faster and faster! Growth and speed are cardinal values for modern capitalist economies. Hartmut Rosa, in the wake of the Frankfurt School, reflects on feelings of vertigo and disconnection and elaborates a novel theory of alienation and temporality: the logic of social acceleration.
Modern life is an accelerated life. If you want to live it, don't stop moving, don't stop improving yourself and being happier every day. That's what we've been told, but the truth is that these demands are paid for with stress, burnout, depression and a slow transformation of our social relationshi..
Éleonore's book is an exceptionally powerful document, showing how prejudices and stigmas, with which we too often live without asking questions, are not so impregnable.
With the strong support of admirable parents and an enormous desire to live a full life, this rebellious, cheerful, witty and ten..