What Makes Us Tick?: The Ten Desires that Drive Us

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Hachette Australia, 2010 - Emotions - 318 pages
Part reflection, part psychological analysis, thsi book is a highly personal account of the things Mackay has learnt from the experience of listening to people talk about their dreams, fears, faith, hopes, disappointments, frustrations and fantasies.

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What Makes Us Tick?

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Renowned social commentator and author of Advance Australia. Where?, Hugh MacKay's latest study is based on the core desires that drive people. Each chapter explores the social manifestations of these ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Hugh Mackay is a psychologist, social researcher and novelist. He has a master s degree in moral philosophy and was one of the founders of the St James Ethics Centre. His publication, THE MACKAY REPORT, was the benchmark of social research in Australia for over thirty years. He has been awarded honorary doctorates from the University of NSW, Macquarie and Charles Sturt universities. His most recent titles published by Hachette are ADVANCE AUSTRALIA WHERE?, WAYS OF ESCAPE, RIGHT & WRONG, WINTER CLOSE. Previous Books: Advance Australia Where?, Ways Of Escape, Right & Wrong, Winter Close.

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