His search takes him to the trenches of the Somme, to the Plantation villages of Ulster, and to Drumcree for the Orange march. My experience of growing up in north Belfast through the Troubles meant that I could never be one of those psychologists who believe that there are a set of people who have got psychopathic personalities — it's them and only them. Book and Jacket appear to have hardly been read and are both in Fine condition throughout. From France to United Kingdom About this Item: Granta Books, London, 2004. Professor Beattie articulates wonderfully well the frustrations and problems of being a Northern Prod both away from home and coming back home, not to mention the conflicting emotions of living in two worlds in neither of which one fully belongs. Engagingly written by one of the leading experts in the field, it shows how we can detect deception in gesture—speech mismatches and how these unconscious movements can give us real insight into people's underlying implicit attitudes. And it also takes him deeper into his mother's character—at the heart of the book is an extraordinarily vivid portrait of this opinionated, witty, exasperating Ulsterwoman.
I let them make their own assumptions. Schutzumschlag mit Gebrauchsspuren, aber vollständigen Seiten. I've asked myself many times, if I hadn't passed the 11-plus, if I hadn't gone to a good school, if I hadn't gone to university, what would I have done in the same situation? Routledge This ground-breaking book reflects new and innovative research being carried out into how to change attitudes to the environment and how to encourage sustainable behaviour. Many of his childhood friends ended up dead or in prison, while Beattie himself moved to England, at first to study and eventually to build a highly successful career as a psychologist. He also looks into the background and heritage of Ulster Protestantism. What sort of a culture shock was that? Spine still tight, in very good condition. The Psychology of Language and Communication with Andy Ellis was republished in 2017 in the Routledge Classic Editions series for books 'widely recognised as timeless classics.
One of my favourite stories was when she met Brian Keenan; he and I were up for a literary prize. . And I had to see through all of the barriers — one of them was my mother, and like most sons and mothers, it was a difficult relationship. For me, as someone who has been there and done that, it succeeds splendidly. Professor Beattie's major dilemma was the same as mine and, I suspect, that of many other Northern Irish boys and girls , both Protestant and Catholic. Granta Books Geoffrey Beattie grew up in the notorious 'murder triangle' in North Belfast, where during thirty years of the Troubles more than six hundred people were killed. It was an enormous culture shock.
From breaking up with someone to simply telling a joke, with this book you can get the edge in all kinds of social situations. Protestant Boy by Geoffrey Beattie. Within United Kingdom About this Item: Granta Books, London England, 2005. She was happy that I was being given a different set of opportunities… but, as I say, the structure of her life was pretty crap really: my father died when she was in her forties, and then her son died in a climbing accident. You're a Protestant,' and they assumed I was rich! Nobody wanted to hear that it wasn't all black and white, that the story had two sides. His search takes him to the trenches of the Somme, to the Plantation villages of Ulster, and to Drumcree for the Orange march.
An absorbing memoir of a Protestant Northern Irish childhood during the worst years of the troubles. Protestant Boy is an honest, beautifully written book about the stories that families and cultures tell themselves, and about the silences that they leave behind. Green cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. So, she had no opportunities and therefore, was destined to lead a certain kind of life. One of the greatest shaping influences on people is inter-family relationships. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!.
Its point is to recreate a place and a time, and to preserve it permanently before it passes away. Please note, cover images are illustrative only, and the actual book cover and edition can vary. His books have been translated into Chinese, Taiwanese, German, Italian, Portuguese and Finnish. I find that quite frightening. Within United Kingdom About this Item: Granta Books 2005-04-01, 2005. And that was only the start of the book.
It was an odd kind of life. I think I've got more of a handle than I did before, actually. On a visit home to see his ailing mother, Beattie begins to explore his Ulster Protestant ancestry and to reflect on the unfashionable and little understood Protestant community. How do you see yourself in that sphere, say in regard to your relationship with your mother? Orion In this title, author Geoffrey Beattie revisits Prince Naseem's roots, chronicles the contrasting fortunes of the hard men of Brendan Ingle's gym in Wincobank, Sheffield, looks at how the Hamed family have coped with the pressures of fame, and gets to the heart of the dispute between Naseem, Brendan Ingle and Frank Warren, where Beattie is in the unusual position of having access to both camps about to contest a libel issue. Or if someone fancies you? He is also a Fellow of the British Psychological Society, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and an ex-President of the Psychology Section of the British Association for the Advancement of Science B. We carry a wide selection of titles in The Arts, Theology, History, Politics, Social and Physical Sciences. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee.
May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. On a visit home to see his ailing mother, Beattie began to explore his Ulster Protestant ancestry and to reflect on the unfashionable and little understood Protestant community. His previous books include We Are the People: Journeys Through the Heart of Protestant Ulster and On the Ropes: Boxing as a Way of Life. So, there was always a little bit of tension there, I suppose. They assumed that because the stereotype was the conflict in Ireland was about the downtrodden Catholics and the Protestant Ascendancy. From Ireland to United Kingdom About this Item: Granta Books, 2004. First Edition - may be Reissue.