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The Idealist's Survival Kit - by Alessandra Pigni (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 253

Genre: Social Science

Sub-Genre: Human Services

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Parallax Press

Age Range: Adult

Author: Alessandra Pigni

Language: English

TCIN: 51552043
UPC: 9781941529348
Item Number (DPCI): 248-23-9152


"Alessandra makes clear that we need to treat ourselves humanely, just as we declare our main aim is to show humanity to others. I commend this book to you most warmly."--Dr. Hugo Slim, Head of Policy, The International Committee of the Red Cross

"Alessandra Pigni has pioneered the field of care in action. The Idealist's Survival Kit is a godsend for every activist and aid worker."--Michael Edwards, Editor of Transformation

"With bracing honesty and piercing clarity, Alessandra Pigni shows us not only why, but also how, to practice self-empathy for the sake of efficacy."-- Irshad Manji, The Trouble with Islam Today, Founder, Moral Courage Project

"This book is a must-read--not only for those who work for NGOs on the front-line of humanitarian catastrophes, but all those who work in the helping professions throughout the world."--Mark Williams, Emeritus Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Oxford

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