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Eisler, Riane Tennenhaus

Works: 119 works in 401 publications in 13 languages and 13,803 library holdings
Genres: History  Handbooks and manuals  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Environmental films  Periodicals  Educational films  Interviews  Short films  Methods (Music) 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Narrator, Author of introduction, Creator, Other, Editor
Classifications: HQ1075, 305.309
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The real wealth of nations : creating a caring economics by Riane Tennenhaus Eisler( )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 2,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social scientist Eisler shows that the great problems of our time--such as poverty, inequality, war, terrorism, and environmental degradation--are due largely to flawed economic systems that set the wrong priorities and misallocate resources. Conventional economic models fail to value and support the most essential human work--caring and caregiving--so basic human needs are increasingly neglected, despair and ecological destruction escalate, and the resulting social tensions fuel many of the conflicts we face today. Eisler offers a bold reformulation: a caring economics that transcends traditional categories like capitalist and socialist and offers enormous economic and social benefits. She describes how to put this model into practice through new government and business policies and practices, innovative economic indicators that incorporate caregiving activities, and new social structures. And she lays out practical steps we can take to move towards a society based on this more humane economic model
The chalice and the blade : our history, our future by Riane Tennenhaus Eisler( Book )

102 editions published between 1987 and 2019 in 14 languages and held by 2,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In prehistorical times, Eisler argues, women and men lived together in egalitarian communities devoted to nurturance; with the imposition of male domination, female values gave way to creeds of hierarchy, aggression, power, obedience. Eisler, a futurist, posits a new society based on the recovery of more humane values."--From Library journal (6/1/85)
Tomorrow's children : a blueprint for partnership education in the 21st century by Riane Tennenhaus Eisler( Book )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Applies the partnership model to education from kindergarten to twelfth grade and beyond, providing practical guidance for educators, parents, and students. It provides a systemic approach that offers a more accurate and hopeful picture of what being human means"--Jacket
Transforming interprofessional partnerships : a new Framework for nursing and partnership-based health care by Riane Tennenhaus Eisler( )

9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Life-enriching education : nonviolent communication helps schools improve performance, reduce conflict, and enhance relationships by Marshall B Rosenberg( )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addressing the need for a dynamic change in the formula schools use to mold their students, this groundbreaking guide provides a new approach to education that serves the lives of everyone in the learning community. By implementing the unique communication skills outlined, educators can promote cooperation and understanding and address many of the complex problems faced in the classroom. Teachers will learn new skills to increase student interest, achievement, and retention, as well as create a safe and supportive learning and working atmosphere. They are also given strategies for cultivating
Sacred pleasure : sex, myth, and the politics of the body by Riane Tennenhaus Eisler( Book )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eisler's absorbing epic exposes the truths about sex that have been swept under the rug of religious dogma and scientific jargon. Showing what has gone wrong between the sexes, it reveals a whole new history of intimate relations - and how these affect and are in turn affected by all our relations, whether in the public or private sphere. It charts our course from prehistory, when sex was a celebrated mystery linked to all that is sacred, through the invasion of Europe by nomadic warriors, when sex became a means of domination, to the earliest Western civilizations, the reign of the church, and into our time of "culture wars"--When women and men all over the world are searching for new ways of living and loving. Along the way, it looks at the economics and politics of sexual and other intimate relations, the modern revolution in consciousness, the epidemic of AIDS, the failure of traditional morality, and the emerging new ethics for sex and spirituality
Dissolution : no-fault divorce, marriage, and the future of women by Riane Tennenhaus Eisler( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 1998 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the canary stops singing : women's perspectives on transforming business( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The equal rights handbook by Riane Tennenhaus Eisler( Book )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1998 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Equal Rights Handbook cuts through the public debates and private fears and gives you the facts on the legal, economic, social, and personal ramifications of this controversial amendment--how it will change your life, and how it already has--and details state-by-state the grass roots strategies and tactics necessary to win ratification. The Equal Rights Handbook gives the total ERA picture--the only book that helps you as a woman, or a man, understand what the most crucial social legislation of the decade means to you."--Publisher's description
The power of partnership : seven relationships that will change your life by Riane Tennenhaus Eisler( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Building on ideas the author introduced in "The Chalice and the Blade, " this powerful, life-changing work shows how to shift from a fear-based to a respect-based model of behavior for a better life and a better world
The partnership way : new tools for living & learning by Riane Tennenhaus Eisler( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In her groundbreaking bestseller, The Chalice and the Blade, Riane Eisler presented a reinterpretation of ancient history and modern archealogical findings that described a new way of life based on sexual and social equality, nonviolence, and harmony with nature -- "a partnership way" that was the basis of Neolithic society and offers a model for the future. The Partnership Way further develops the ideas in The Chalice and the Blade and offers practical information and experiential exercises to help us create more healthy, productive, and satisfyinf new ways of thinking, feeling, and acting in all aspects of our lives. The authors also show how to develop partnership groups in settings ranging from churches and self-help groups to colleges and high schools to begin the work of personal and global transformation." -- back cover
Tomorrow's children : partnership education in action( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Does more testing prepare children for the challenges of the 21st century? What is the role of schools at a time when mass media are children's most pervasive teachers? In Tomorrow's Children, based on her groundbreaking book of the same title, Riane Eisler offers a practical blueprint for transforming how we educate our children - and ourselves
Educating for a culture of peace( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Riane Eisler and Ron Miller have joined with thirteen other proponents for peace education, including famed children's troubadour Raffi, to present a crucial collection of essays that will help you create instructional practices and lessons that model the tools students need to turn aside culturally conditioned predilections toward domination and violence and, instead, embrace ideals that enable them to transform their relationships through a belief in compassion, caring, respect, and diversity. This vitally important book includes not only a strong rationale for why teaching for peace is utterly necessary, but also specific chapters dealing with issues that teachers encounter every day."--Jacket
Nurturing our humanity : how domination and partnership shape our brains, lives, and future by Riane Tennenhaus Eisler( )

2 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nurturing Our Humanity offers a new perspective on our personal and social options in today's world, showing how we can build societies that support our great human capacities for consciousness, caring, and creativity. It brings together findings--largely overlooked--from the natural and social sciences debunking the popular idea that we are hard-wired for selfishness, war, rape, and greed. Its groundbreaking new approach reveals connections between disturbing trends like climate change denial and regressions to strongman rule. Moving past right vs. left, religious vs. secular, Eastern vs. Western, and other familiar categories that do not include our formative parent-child and gender relations, it looks at where societies fall on the partnership-domination scale. On one end is the domination system that ranks man over man, man over woman, race over race, and man over nature. On the other end is the more peaceful, egalitarian, gender-balanced, and sustainable partnership system. Nurturing Our Humanity explores how behaviors, values, and socio-economic institutions develop differently in these two environments, documents how this impacts nothing less than how our brains develop, examines cultures from this new perspective (including societies that for millennia oriented toward partnership), and proposes actions supporting the contemporary movement in this more life-sustaining and enhancing direction. It shows how through today's ever more fearful, frenzied, and greed-driven technologies of destruction and exploitation, the domination system may lead us to an evolutionary dead end. A more equitable and sustainable way of life is biologically possible and culturally attainable: we can change our course
Mother : caring for 7 billion( Visual )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mother, the film, breaks a 40-year taboo by bringing to light an issue that silently fuels our largest environmental, humanitarian and social crises - population growth. Since the 1960s the world population has nearly doubled, adding more than 3 billion people. At the same time, talking about population has become politically incorrect because of the sensitivity of the issues surrounding the topic- religion, economics, family planning, and gender inequality. The film illustrates both the over consumption and the inequity side of the population issue by following Beth, a mother, a child-rights activist, and the last sibling of a large American family of twelve, as she discovers the thorny complexities of the population dilemma and highlights a different path to solve it"--IMDb website
Interdisciplinary journal of partnership studies( )

in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dedicated to sharing new knowledge and successful applications of Riane Eisler's partnership paradigm: a new perspective on human possibilities increasingly utilized, explored, and expanded by others."
The pleasure zone : why we resist good feelings & how to let go and be happy by Stella Resnick( )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Stella Resnick has been concerned about how to help people stop focusing on what's wrong in their lives and start noticing what's right since 1978 when she wrote a ground-breaking article for New Age Journal that turned the therapy world on its ear and prompted hundreds of letters asking for more.Now she has distilled her years of work and collected extensive corroborative research to show that when people don't fully enjoy their lives and loves, it is usually because they actually resist their good feelings and have a fixed ceiling on how much pleasure they can tolerate. While writers including Paul Pearsall, Deepak Chopra, Bernie Siegel, and Joan Borysenko have recently identified the benefits of pleasure, to a large extent they have been concerned mostly with positive mental attitudes and visualizations. In this groundbreaking work, Resnick takes the exploration of pleasure further by linking feeling good about ourselves, experiencing good physical health and emotional fulfillment, enjoying deeply gratifying sex, and positive aging, to our ability to fully enjoy eight core pleasures: primal, pain relief, play and humor, mental, emotional, sensual, sexual, and spiritual.Complete with inspiring stories of people who have learned to access these pleasures, each chapter concludes with a set of personal experiments designed to aid readers in gaining new skills to enjoy that pleasure more completely. The Pleasure Zone is designed to help anyone achieve a lifestyle based on positive motivation, vitality, spiritual nourishment, and loving relationships
Timewave 2013 : the future is now, the odyssey II( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sequel to the very popular film 2012 The Odyssey is a beautiful, informative film, shot partly on location in the Sacred Valley of Peru which speaks to the transformative nature of the times in which we live and the critical issues that we face. They discuss topics such as the shift of the ages, the galactic alignment, global warming, the pervasive role of the media in our lives, the secret place of refuge, the mystic work of Benjamin Franklin, renewal of the American spirit and the transformation of humanity. While firmly based in a rich perspective on our past history, and a new understanding of the nature of the times we live in, Timewave 2013 offers a clear, yet positive vision of what is to come
The Equal rights amendment facts and action guide by Riane Tennenhaus Eisler( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chalice & the blade by Riane Tennenhaus Eisler( Recording )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Riane Eisler reads this new, accessible adaptation of her ground-breaking classic The Chalice and the Blade, in which she combined original theory with noted scholarship to tell a new story of our cultural origins. Drawing evidence from literature, art, sociology, archeology, politics, and economics, she eloquently reconstructs a prehistoric culture based on partnership rather than domination. She then traces the roots of the global shift to patriarchy, showing that was and the "war of the sexes" are neither divinely nor biologically ordained. Finally, and most significantly, she provides new scripts for living, proving that a better future is possible, and is in fact rooted in the drama of our past
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The chalice and the blade : our history, our future
The chalice and the blade : our history, our futureTomorrow's children : a blueprint for partnership education in the 21st centurySacred pleasure : sex, myth, and the politics of the bodyDissolution : no-fault divorce, marriage, and the future of womenWhen the canary stops singing : women's perspectives on transforming businessThe equal rights handbookThe power of partnership : seven relationships that will change your lifeThe partnership way : new tools for living & learning
Alternative Names
Eisler, Riane.

Eisler, Riane, 1931-

Eisler, Riane 1937-

Riane Eisler Amerikaans antropologe

Riane Eisler antropologa, storica e saggista statunitense

Riane Eisler Austrian-American sociologist

Riane Eisler Riane Eisler

Riane Eisler socióloga austríaca

Riane Eisler sociologe austriake

Riane Eisler sociologue autrichienne

Riane Eisler US-amerikanische Soziologin, Buchautorin und Rechtsanwältin

Айслер, Риан

איזלר, רין

אייזלר, ריאן

ריאן אייזלר סוציולוגית אוסטרית

ريانى ايسلير

ریانه ایزلر

아이슬러, 리안 1931-

アイスラー, リーアン