Psychology Book Critiques
Critiques of three psychology texts: Family Therapy Techniques; Counseling Techniques, Improving Relationships with Others, Ourselves, Our Families and Our Environment; and Narrative Means to Therapeutic Ends.
Reviews a article, "Working together, working apart: Management culture in a manufacturing firm," that was a case study of the organizational culture of a manufacturing company. Discusses the usefulness of the concept of culture as it applied to organizations, as well as the author's methodology and perspective.
Summaries of 3 Christian Books
This paper provides summaries of the following three books: Andrews' Practical Theology for Black Churches, Mitchell's Black Church Beginnings, and González's Manana: Christian Theology from a Hispanic Perspective.
A discussion of the 2 creation stories in the Genesis book of the Bible. Compares and contrasts the two versions (the J-text and the P-text). Their similarity to creation stories of other religions.
This analysis focuses on two articles on virtuality or virtual literature, including “The Condition of Virtuality” by N. Katharine Hayles and “The Written Word” by Walter J. Ong. The analysis compares and contrasts the views of Ong and Hayles on computer or electronic literature and conventional printed texts. Both Ong and Hayles maintain that virtual literature expands not limits subjectivity and the learning process from the flow of information.
Evaluates human development models: psychodynamic (Sigmund Freud, Alfred Adler), behaviorist (John Watson), social learning (Albert Bandura), cognitive (Jean Piaget), humanistic (Abraham Maslow).