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Aggression as a Challenge

Theory and research- Current Problems

Edited By Hanna Liberska and Marzanna Farnicka

We live in a world of phenomena created by the human mind and by human experience, namely conflict, aggression, aggressiveness and violence. These phenomena are viewed as constructs of the mind, types of behaviour, particular experiences and emotional states, specific social interactions or even historical and political categories such as social movements, wars, angry social protests etc. The study explores the notions of aggression and violence and from an individual and a social perspective analyses their determinants in various environments in childhood, adolescence and adulthood. It is an attempt to join the global discussion on reaction conditions and key points that are connected with the risk of pathologization of the personality and its behaviour.
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Family Determinants and Susceptibility of an Individual to Mobbing at the Workplace

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Human labour is not an ordinary commodity these days, since a labourer has inalienable rights derived from the inherent human dignity. In the sphere of management, the labourer is the most valuable resource of an organization – a human resource. However, a disadvantageous situation existing in the labour market for many years has given rise to an imbalance between the employee and the employer. It is most often employers who impose conditions and requirements on the employees, giving them a privileged position. The omnipresent risk of losing one’s job often makes employees accept the imposed conditions, at the same time giving them little choice. The above-described situation becomes a field for abuse of various kinds.

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