This is a digitization of the work ‘An Analysis of Factors and Processes of Soil Development Operating in Recently Deglaciated Terrain in Svinafell South East Iceland’ by R. A. Cranwell produced in 1980. You can find more of the work of Robert Cranwell at his website Amateur Emigrant which holds recounted stories of his travels to far flung places all over the world sharing insights into the peoples, the cultures, the built and natural environments:
Notwithstanding the inclemency of the weather, our venerable old Chapel was crowded for the evening service. The remembrance of our departed Friend pervaded the whole service.
This is a study article which is a review of Prof Arthur J. Deikman‘s work on cult behaviours in everyday life. Deikman was clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Franscisco and published ‘The Wrong Way Home; Uncovering the Patterns of Cult Behavior in American Society’ in 1990. The book lays out his analyses of certain characteristics found in cults emphasising the point that, far from being unusual rarities of behaviour found in the easily led or weak minded, these ways of thinking and acting are widespread and nestled in the comfort of our own tendencies.
This is an interview with someone who works as a Multiple Disadvantages Senior Support Worker exploring a series of questions about outcomes and measurements aiming to get nuanced views from people about the bureaucracies they face in their job roles. Read more
By means of a short introduction to this piece of writing, something is worth saying of its author David Seagrave who passed away in 2019. In the time which I had come to know David and share in his social friendship, I came to understand him as a profound exemplar of the kind of self motivation which is rare in the world. Read more
This is the next part of my action research project which has been a long term study of how administrative systems are used to shape people’s lives and allocate resources for sufficiency and support needs in the UK society during the early 21st century… Read more
Dr Sonia Soans invites you to a call for paper submissions to the next Afro-Asian Critical Psychology Conference which takes place 4th – 6th May 2022.