People-Reading: How We Control Others, How They Control Us

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Rowman & Littlefield, Oct 1, 1989 - Psychology - 228 pages
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Demonstrates the ways in which individuals manipulate the behavior of others in a broad range of normal and dangerous social situations
 

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Contents

Foreword
9
Preface
11
Controlling and Being Controlled How do we do it?
17
How to Listen
27
How not to Listen
42
Listening to Feelings
50
Changing
61
Old Wine New Labels
76
Me Myself and I Can we Change Ourselves?
82
Blaming
99
The Microcosm of Sex
108
The Jaws of Love
128
The Trans Parent Child
143
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Ernst G. Beier is professor emeritus of psychology at the University of Utah. He is active in the American Psychological Association, and was one of its founding presidents. He is the author of many articles on psychotherapy and clinical psychology.

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