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- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95
This innovative approach to freedom starts from an account of what we mean by describing someone, in a psychological vein, as a free subject. Pettit develops an argument as to what it is that makes someone free in that basic sense; and then goes on to derive the implications of the approach for issues of freedom in political theory. Freedom in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00
New communication technology has transformed the way in which news about key events is communicated. For example, in the immediate aftermath of catastrophic events such as the Mumbai attacks or the Japanese tsunami, partial accounts, accurate and inaccurate facts, rumour and speculation are now very rapidly disseminated across the globe, often ahead... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 144.95
To mark 40 volumes of Studies in Symbolic Interaction, this volume includes a special introduction from Series Editor, Norman K. Denzin. This 40th volume advances critical discourse on several fronts. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 17.95
Be a people magnet! Improving your people skills and becoming a people-person is a surefire route to success, happiness, and confidence. Weíve all looked enviously across the room at that person who seems to effortlessly interact with everyone – humorous, confident and well liked. That person is confident with people they donít... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 12.99
Two hopeful, hapless romantics get drunk, get it on, and then get the hell away from each other. In her eyes, hes a mistake. A mistake who keeps turning up at parties. In his eyes, shes perfect. Hes short-sighted. This achingly funny, romantic catastrophe fuses poetry and prose to ask can a one-night stand last a lifetime? A very... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 35.00
We are partial to people with whom we share special relationships--if someone is your child, parent, or friend, you wouldn't treat them as you would a stranger. But is partiality justified, and if so, why? Partiality presents a theory of the reasons supporting special treatment within special relationships and explores the vexing problem of how... more...
- University Press of America 2013; US$ 74.99
This book adds a social psychological component to the analysis of why nations, sections, or states enter into armed conflict. The Disequilibrium, Polarization, and Crisis Model is introduced, drawing from prospect theory, realism, liberalism, and constructivism. Three case studies are included, demonstrating this model and its six process stages.... more...
- Business Expert Press 2013; US$ 19.95
This book is an invaluable, instructional field manual for you or any professional who needs to obtain and interpret information gathered directly by and from people, without recourse to a technological intermediary, such as online search. In the role of interviewer, interrogator, or evaluator, there are many opportunities to get it wrong. As advanced... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 110.00
This book presents an accessible and state-of-the-art survey of current research on social dilemmas. A social dilemma arises when actions that are justifiable in terms of individual rationality (e.g. over-harvesting resources, or using private instead of public transportation) threaten the common good and in the long run the individual's own self-interest... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 100.00
This book focuses on the ubiquitous and powerful effects of ostracism, social exclusion, rejection, and bullying. Human beings are an intrinsically gregarious species. Most of our evolutionary success is no doubt due to our highly developed ability to cooperate and interact with each other. It is thus not surprising that instances of interpersonal... more...