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Peter Toohey

Violent jealous reactions make newspaper headlines, but Peter Toohey explains how ‘jealousy’s daily life is much quieter’ and ‘surprisingly beneficial’. Dealing with all kinds of jealousy – including that of infants, animals, families and academics – he explains its biological and evolutionary basis, its relation to humans’ socialization and how it protects and strengthens relationships. As well as its place in our lives, the study discusses jealousy in artistic creativity and the psychological study of the emotion.
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  • Publisher: Yale UP
  • Year: 2014
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 268pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 216x140mm
  • ISBN: 9780300189681
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.5kg
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