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The updated edition of the essential guide to environmental psychology Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition, Environmental Psychology: An Introduction offers an overview of the interplay between humans and their environments. The text examines the influence of the environment on human experiences, behaviour and well-being and explores the factors influencing environmental behaviour, and ways to encourage pro-environmental behaviour. The revised edition is a state-of-the art review of relevant theories and research on each of these topics. With contributions from an international panel of noted experts, the text addresses a wealth of topics including the main research methods in environmental psychology; effects of environmental stress; emotional impacts and meanings of natural environment experience; aesthetic appraisals of architecture; how to measure environmental behaviour; cognitive, emotional and social factors explaining environmental behaviour; effects and acceptability of strategies to promote pro-environmental factors; and much more. This important book: Discusses the environmental factors that threaten and promote human wellbeing Explores a wide range of factors influencing actions that affect environmental conditions Discusses the effects and acceptability of approaches that aim to encourage pro-environmental behavior Presents research results conducted in different regions in the world Contains contributions from noted experts Written for scholars and practitioners in the field, the revised edition of Environmental Psychology offers a comprehensive review of the most recent research available in environmental psychology.
Success in Accounting starts here! Horngren’s Accounting presents the core content of an accounting fundamentals course in an effective and modern format designed to help today’s learners succeed. Students learn, within an Australian business context, how financial decision-making is based on accurate and complete accounting information. Clear and consistent explanations of how and why accepted accounting concepts and techniques are used, to ensure students understand what they are reading. Explore the interactive brochure The innovative digital learning resources which accompany Horngren’s Accounting provide most effective way to learn and practice the fundamentals of accounting anytime, anywhere. The eighth edition is accurate and up-to-date, is guided by extensive research and review feedback, and incorporates the very latest Australian Accounting Standards. The new author team has focused on clarity, consistency and accuracy within the content. New and improved learning tools and resources enable educators to help students both inside and outside the classroom. Pearson recommends including MyAccountingLab with your purchase. MyAccountingLab is designed to work with the text and is the perfect way to engage each student effectively, by providing innovative multimedia and content online. This effective learning system integrates quizzes, homework and adaptive learning tools with a complete eText version of this text.
Lifespan Development, Third Australasian edition, explores human physical, cognitive and social development within an Australian and New Zealand context. Building on the successful first and second editions, the resource’s comprehensive theory coverage includes the latest local and international research in this ever-evolving field, and is perfectly complemented by numerous physical and mental health applications within local psychological, allied health and educational settings. This edition includes enhanced coverage of developmental theories, and increased integrated coverage of cross-cultural and Indigenous issues unique to the multicultural societies of Australia and New Zealand. It is an ideal resource offering for undergraduate students in both countries in order to enhance understanding of human development — from conception through to the end of life.
As part of the Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology series, edited by George Spindler and Janice Stockard, Sharyn Graham brings us CHALLENGING GENDER NORMS: THE FIVE GENDERS OF INDONESIA. This case study explores the Bugis ethnic group, native to the Indonisian island of Sulawesi, that recognizes five gender categories rather than the two acknowledged in most societies. The Bugis acknowledge three sexes (female, male, hermaphrodite), four genders (women, men, calabai, and calalai), and a fifth meta-gender group, the bissu.” This ethnography presents individuals’ stories, opinions and deliberations, grounding discussions of how gendered identities are constructed in a rapidly changing cultural milieu. The rich ethnographic material contained in this book challenges two types of Western theory ? queer theory, which tends to focus on sexuality, and feminist theory, which tends to focus on social gender enactment. Neither theory is well-equipped for articulating the complexities of multiple gender identities and a multifarious gender system. By unraveling social negotiations and examining both individual embodiment and the impact of global forces on localized identities, the book proposes a new theory of gender which incorporates appreciation of variously gendered subjectivities.
This re-examination of the Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea, the people described in Malinowski’s classic ethnographic work of the early 20th century, provides a balanced view of the society from a male and female perspective, including coverage of new discoveries about the importance of woman’s work and wealth in the society.