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Social perception. Social cognition

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  • Group Relations Conferencesby Louisa D. Brunner; Avi Nutkevitch; Mannie Sher

    Karnac Books 2006; US$ 29.95

    Group Relations Conferences contains the collection of papers presented at the Belgirate conference plus two additional papers, representing a collective picture of the current group relations thinking for addressing organisational and societal needs. An international community of group relations practitioners met on the shores of Lake Maggiore, Italy... more...

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

    Karnac Books 2012; US$ 29.95

    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...

  • Knowing Peopleby Michael J. Lovaglia

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 47.99

    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...

  • Riskby Jakob Arnoldi

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95

    This book gives a comprehensive yet easily accessible introduction to risk and uncertainty as they have been analysed in sociology and related social sciences. The book draws extensively on the wide array of contemporary social theories of risk and relates these to the many and diverse areas in contemporary society where risk plays an important role.... more...

  • Riskby Deborah Lupton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    Risk (second edition) is a fully revised and expanded update of a highly-cited, influential and well-known book. It reviews the three major approaches to risk in social and cultural theory, devoting a chapter to each one. These approaches were first identified and described by Deborah Lupton in the original edition and have since become widely used... 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...

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

    Temple University Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    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 risk... more...

  • The SAGE Handbook of Social Cognitionby Susan T. (Tufts) Fiske; C Neil Macrae

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 93.00

    A state of the art handbook in social cognition by two of the world's leading authorities in this field. Truly international in focus, it is the most wide-ranging and cutting edge volume available on this topic. Nothing like it currently exists. more...

  • Social Cognitionby Fritz Strack; Jens Förster

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    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...