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Handbook of humility : theory, research, and applications

Author: Everett L Worthington, Jr.
Publisher: New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Handbook of Humility is the first scholarly book to bring together authors from psychology as well as other fields to address what we know and don't know about humility. Authors review the existing research in this burgeoning field that has well over 100 empirical articles and an increasing trajectory of publication. This work should form the basis for research in humility for many years. In this book, chapters  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Everett L Worthington, Jr.
ISBN: 9781138960008 1138960004 9781138960015 1138960012 9781315660462 1315660466
OCLC Number: 949987736
Description: xvi, 366 pages ; 27 cm
Contents: Theory, definitions, and measurement --
Predictors, correlates, and sequelae of humility --
Applications of humility to relationships and treatment.
Responsibility: edited by Everett L. Worthington, Jr., Don E. Davis, and Joshua N. Hook.

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The Handbook of Humility is the first scholarly book to bring together authors from psychology as well as other fields to address what we know and don't know about humility. Authors review the existing research in this burgeoning field that has well over 100 empirical articles and an increasing trajectory of publication. This work should form the basis for research in humility for many years. In this book, chapters address definitions of humility that guide research. Authors also reflect on the practical applications of humility research within the areas they reviewed. The book informs people who study humility scientifically, but it is also an exceptional guide for psychotherapists, philosophers, religious and community leaders, politicians, educated lay people, and those who would like to fuel an informed reflection on how humility might make interactions more civil in relationships, organizations, communities, political processes, and national and international relations.

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"Humility appears to be a modest virtue, so unassuming, so meek, so gentle. But we should not be deceived of its appearance. Neglected for too long by scientists and practitioners, humility is a Read more...

 
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