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- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2011; US$ 836.00
Das Buch behandelt schwerpunktmäßig Beziehungen in Dyaden, in und zwischen Gruppen, Organisationen und Kulturen. Es führt in relevante sozialpsychologische Theorien ein und illustriert den Gegenstandsbereich durch empirische Ergebnisse. Es werden die für soziale Interaktionen wichtigen sozialpsychologischen Theorien dargestellt (u. a. die Austausch-... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 18.95
You want people to stretch their limits, but your conversations meant to help them often fall flat or backfire, creating more resistance than growth. Top leadership coach Marcia Reynolds offers a model for using the Discomfort Zone?the moment when the mind is most open to learning?to prompt people to think through problems, see situations more strategically,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 38.99
From Contention to Democracy addresses a crucial aspect of contemporary societies: the role of social movements for political and social change. The volume gathers together essays written by prominent social theorists who have been asked to reflect on the relationship between movements and processes of social, political, and cultural change. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 18.00
What makes good people do bad things? How can moral people be seduced to act immorally? Where is the line separating good from evil, and who is in danger of crossing it? Renowned social psychologist Philip Zimbardo has the answers, and in The Lucifer Effect he explains how?and the myriad reasons why?we are all susceptible to the lure of ?the dark... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 199.00
What is central to our ability to interpret one another? This work includes contributions which maintain that understandings of folk psychology and of the mechanisms that underlie it need to be revised, supplemented or dismissed altogether. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00
The past decade has seen a growing understanding of how emotions are intertwined with and embedded in all aspects of organizational life. The traditional stereotype of the detached and singularly cognitive-focused Mr. Spock-like manager has been replaced by one in which managers are expected to be more well-rounded, fully human individuals.... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 22.50
Lerende Overheid staat empirisch onderzoek naar het oplossen van maatschappelijke problemen centraal. Wat betekent de Rotterdamse aanpak van achterstandswijken voor het gelijkheidsbeginsel? Hoe verantwoordt de politie zich over de aanpak van hardnekkige veiligheidsvraagstukken? Met welke bestuurlijke en politieke obstakels worden burgerinitiatieven... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
Anthony Smith's important work on the concept of social change, first published in 1973, puts forward the paradigm of historical change as an alternative to the functionalist theory of evolutionary change. He shows that, in attempting to provide a theory of social change, functionalism reveals itself as a species of 'frozen' evolutionism. Functionalism,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Originally published in 1924, Professor Hobhouse's theories and commentaries upon social development are an important milestone in the history of sociological thought. Of particular interest to the modern sociologist is his delineation of the struggle of the human mind towards rationality in thought and action and his insistence on the principle that... more...