Insightful and engaging, WHAT MAKES US TICK? helps to explain what drives us, concerns us and is important to each of us from Australia's leading social researcher, Hugh Mackay. In this new edition he has written a postscript, 'What Should I Do Now?', that addresses questions raised by people around the country.
Dr Mackay has spent a lifetime listening to people talk about their dreams, fears, hopes, disappointments and passions. As well, his bestselling books have documented the impact of the changes that have been radically reshaping our society. In WHAT MAKES US TICK? he reflects on some of the things that don't change, identifies ten desires that drive us all, and asks: Why do we talk as if we're rational, but act as if we're not? ; Why do some people always want to take control? ; Why do we seek change, yet resist it? ; Why do we want more of the things that have failed to satisfy us? . His exploration of these and other issues goes to the heart of some of life's big questions.
- Publication Date:
- 22 / 07 / 2013
- 129 x 198mm