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Social perception. Social cognition

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  • Group Relations Conferencesby Eliat Aram; Robert Baxter; Avi Nutkevitch

    Karnac Books 2012; US$ 26.95

    This book is a compilation of chapters based on presentations at the third Group Relations (GR) international meeting in Belgirate, Italy in November 2009, plus a number of pieces from participants reflecting on their experience of the meeting. The book takes yet another step in continuing the discourse, which began in 2003, articulating the relevance... more...

  • Social Policy and the Bodyby Kathryn Ellis; Hartley Dean; Jo Campling

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 67.00

    The opening chapters suggest that transitions in welfare capitalism can be understood in terms of shifts in dominant 'corporeal' discourses. The body as a focus for power and resistance in differing welfare regimes is further explored in individual contributions on health and social care, bodily metaphors in social policy and the relationship between... more...

  • Knowing Peopleby Michael J. Lovaglia

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 43.99

    Social psychology studies one of civilization's most central concerns: human relationships. With its friendly style and engaging, accessible language, Knowing People selects some of the best research in social psychology and shows how it can improve people's lives. By understanding people's beliefs, attitudes, and desires, individuals can fashion... more...

  • The Risk Society Revisitedby Eugene Rosa; Aaron McCright; Ortwin Renn

    Temple University Press 2013; US$ 59.50

    Risk is a part of life. How we handle uncertainty and deal with potential threats influence decision making throughout our lives. In The Risk Society Revisited, Eugene A. Rosa, Ortwin Renn, and Aaron M. McCright offer the first book to present an integrated theory of risk and governance. The authors examine our sociological understanding of... more...

  • Suspicion Nationby Lisa Bloom

    Counterpoint 2014; US$ 16.95

    Many thought the election of our first African American president put an end to the conversation about race in this country, and that America had moved into a post-racial era of equality and opportunity. Then, on the night of February 26, 2012, a black seventeen-year-old boy walking to a friend?s home carrying only his cell phone, candy, and a fruit... more...

  • Social Organizationby W.J. Perry; W.H.R. Rivers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    Originally published between 1920-70, The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize the most up to date findings and theories of historians,... more...

  • Risk: Philosophical Perspectivesby Tim Lewens

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 36.95

    How can we determine an acceptable level of risk? Should these decisions be made by experts, or by the people they affect? How should safety and security be balanced against other goods, such as liberty? This is the first collection to examine the philosophical dimensions of these pressing practical problems. Leading scholars exploring the full... more...

  • Risk, Uncertainty and Rational Actionby Carlo C. Jaeger; Thomas Webler; Eugene A. Rosa; Ortwin Renn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    Risk as we now know it is a wholly new phenomenon, the by-product of our ever more complex and powerful technologies. In business, policy making, and in everyday life, it demands a new way of looking at technological and environmental uncertainty. In this definitive volume, four of the world's leading risk researchers present a fundamental critique... more...

  • Attributionby Friedrich Försterling

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Attribution concerns the scientific study of naive theories and common-sense explanations. This text provides a thorough and up-to-date introduction to the field, combining comprehensive coverage of the fundamental theoretical ideas and most significant research with an overview of more recent developments. The author begins with a broad overview... more...

  • Social Cognitionby Fritz Strack; Jens Förster

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 95.00

    Social cognition is an area of social psychology that has been flourishing over the past two decades. It has harnessed basic concepts from cognitive psychology and developed and refined them to explain human thinking, feeling, and acting in a social context. Moreover, social cognition has integrated emotional influences and unconscious processes to... more...