The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science / Edition 3

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$488.55
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $344.43
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 35%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (5) from $344.43   
  • New (4) from $344.43   
  • Used (1) from $438.01   

Overview

* Now in an accessible, affordable paperback.
* Over 1,200 entries in this edition, sixty percent of which are substantially revised or altogether new.
* Contributions from over seven hundred experts from around the world.
* Includes a bibliography of over 10,000 citations.

"...this revision of the highly successful second edition features over 1,200 entries, more than 600 new or revised entries, 70+ expert contributors from around the world, and a bibliography of over 10,000 citations...a 4-volume set.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
Previous editions of this reference for "the community at large" appeared in 1984 and 1994 (LJ 6/1/94), followed by a one-volume condensation (LJ 5/15/96). Editors Craighead and Nemeroff indicate that two-thirds of the prior edition has been updated and one-third replaced. Unfortunately, this seems exaggerated, and there are other editorial problems: biographical entries vary greatly in length, with mere paragraphs devoted to many of the more famous (such as William James or G.H. Mead) compared with whole pages for the editors and their contemporaries. The subject index is the table of contents placed at the end, while the author index is really a name index. Some 1000 contributors have produced 1200 articles, but the cross referencing varies in scope. References and suggested readings range from zero to (rarely) scores of items. Entries such as "Psychopharmacology" cite references no later than 1980. There is no entry on psychiatry at all, despite one on "Medical Model of Psychotherapy." There are also no entries for will, volition, agency, intentionality, E. Coue, Milton Erickson, James Gibson, Jacques Lacan, or Benjamin Rush. Article titles such as "Major Depressive Disorder" and "MAO Inhibitors" are not conducive to logical searching; sexual dysfunction is presented in two articles under "Male" and "Female." Finally, the level of presentation varies from homespun biography to material for the specialist. While acceptable, this work is greatly overshadowed by Oxford's excellent ten-volume Encyclopedia of Psychology (LJ 3/15/00) edited by Alan E. Kazdin. E. James Lieberman, George Washington Univ. Sch. of Medicine, Washington, DC Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.
Booknews
<:st> The first edition of this esteemed reference was published in 1984, and is cited in and . This third edition updates the second (1994) but has been kept to four volumes through excision of about one-third of the old entries to make room for the same number of new topics; all retained entries have been updated. Contributions from 1,000-plus authors on some 1,200 topics encompass concepts, techniques, and biographical profiles relevant to ten areas of psychology: applied, clinical, cognitive, developmental, educational, measurement, personality, physiological, social, and history/theory. The entries range in length from a column or so to many pages. Each entry is signed and includes biographical references and cross references. Indexing is by subject and author. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471244004
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/30/2002
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1952
  • Product dimensions: 8.13 (w) x 10.31 (h) x 4.06 (d)

Meet the Author

ROBERT CHRISTIE MILL, PhD, CHA, is Professor in the School of Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management in the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver.
Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Foreword.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

RECREATIONAL FACILITIES.

Resorts: An Introduction.

The Resort Guest.

Recreational Amenities: Development and Management.

Design Principles.

Mountain-Based Resorts.

Water-Based Resorts.

Golf- and Tennis-Based Resorts.

OPERATIONS AND MANAGEMENT.

Marketing the Resort Experience.

Resort Operations.

Resort Economics.

GUEST ACTIVITY PROGRAMMING.

Guest Activity Programming and Format.

Program Management and Evaluation.

SPA Development and Operations.

The Future of Resorts.

Index.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)