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Is Luxury Worth Considering? An anthropology of luxury
The originality of Marc Abélès, an anthropologist who has always carried out his research against the grain, off the beaten path. A study of luxury that does not lean on classic sociological themes from the time of Bourdieu, those of distinction and domination.
Diary of an Anthropologist From May '68 to the Gilet Jaunes
The story of an intellectual and political commitment that takes its roots in May 68. From May 68 to the Yellow Vests, an anthropologist's look and analysis of new forms of political expression
A comprehensive book on the female voice by one of the best specialists, who works with people whose voice is their primary tool: teachers, singers, men and women politicians.
Serge Abiteboul, Jean Cattan
We Are Social Media
There is another, more democratic and participative way to regulate social media and break away from GAFAM: social media is what we make it.
Physics Before Everything New Edition
A. Abragam's autobiography is a fascinating introduction to the world of physics. We follow the uprooted Russian pupil through trial and discovery, witnessing his transformation into accomplished physician. An inspiring work for the moments of pure discovery, when proven evidence seems to magically match theoretical predictions.
Académie d'agriculture de France
The Big Book of Trust in Food Everything you want to know about our food
All the questions asked about food, in 100 little chapters written by thirty experts. As the book is still being defined, we do not yet know who will undertake its promotion, nor how…
Académie d'agriculture de France
The Big Book of Trees and Forests Draw a forest for me
In the same vein as the Grand livre de notre alimentation [The Big Book of Food], this book responds to all our questions on forests.
Arielle Adda, Hélène Catroux
The Gifted Child Reconciling Intelligence
Exceptionally gifted, gifted and intellectually precocious children make up as much as 5 % of any given age group. Yet they often seek failure, both at school and in their personal lives, because they suffer from being different from other children. This book is addressed to the parents and teachers of gifted children. Besides reviewing the current state of knowledge on the subject, it explains how such children can be taught to manage their potential and to overcome their excessive sensitivity and weaknesses. Arielle Adda is a psychologist. Hélène Catroux is an educational psychologist.
The Psychology of (Overly) Gifted Children
Arielle Adda is very well known in the community of gifted people; she lectures regularly. The book will also be of interest to adults wishing to better understand who they are. A cutting-edge analysis that reveals a profound knowledge of the multiple facets of the personality of a gifted child and the challenges he poses.
Gifted Adults and the Quest for Love Making Good Romantic Choices
The theme of love is not often addressed in writings on gifted people, yet it is a domain in which it is particularly useful to have clear self-awareness in order to make good romantic choices.
Jean Adès, Michel Lejoyeux
Give Me More! Gambling, Sex, Work, Money
Do we live in an age of addictions? Some pass their time in the office, to the detriment of their family life. Others blow their budget on useless and spontaneous buys. Others still crave thrills and sensations, obtained through participating in extreme sports. But is there a link between a drug addict and a person addicted to shopping, sex or work? Are these new dependencies increasingly frequent, symptomatic of our society? Where does pleasure stop and danger begin? Jean Adès is professor of medicine. Professor Michael Lejoyeux is a psychiatrist.