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Finding Meaning in Meaning Research

The Human Question for Meaning: Theories, Research, and Applications (2nd ed.). By Paul T. P. Wong New York, NY: Routledge, 2012. 719 pp. ISBN 978-0415876773 $79.95 Reviewed by William E. Smythe   Abstract Reviews the book, The Human Quest for Meaning: Theories,...

From the Antiviolence Movement to a Positive Feminism

Hard Knocks: Domestic Violence and the Psychology of Storytelling By Janice Haaken New York, NY: Routledge, 2010. 196 pp. ISBN 978-0-415-56342-0 $26.95 Reviewed by Paul T. P. Wong The title Hard Knocks: Domestic Violence and the Psychology of Storytelling really grabs...

From Multicultural Competency to International Psychology

Case Incidents in Counseling for International Transitions By Nancy Arthur and Paul Pedersen (Eds.) Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association, 2008. 334 pp. ISBN 978-1-55620-269-8 $59.95 Reviewed by Paul T. P. Wong My immediate reaction after reading through...

Perils and Promises in the Pursuit of Happiness

In Search of Happiness: Understanding an Endangered State of Mind by John F. Schumaker Westport, CT: Praeger, 2007. 287 pp. ISBN 978-0-2759-9456-3 $29.95 Reviewed by Paul T. P. Wong Life without happiness is like living on a parched land without rain. But what does it...

Civil Virtues, Social Capital, and Positive Community

Citizens, Cops, and Power: Recognizing the Limits of Community by Steve Herbert Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2006. 168 pp. ISBN 0-226-32730-2 (hardcover) $40.00 ISBN 0-226-32731-0 (paperback) $16.00 Review by Paul T. P. Wong It is only fair to both...

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