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Social perception. Social cognition

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Riskby Deborah Lupton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    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...

  • The SAGE Handbook of Social Cognitionby Susan Fiske; C Neil Macrae

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 75.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Elephants Among Usby M. Jaynes

    John Hunt Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    M. Jaynes is an American writer living in the Southeast. He has published on various animal ethics issues. Elephants Among Us is his first book. more...

  • Risk and Technological Cultureby Joost Van Loon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    The question as to whether we are now entering a risk society has become a key debate in contemporary social theory. Risk and Technological Culture presents a critical discussion of the main theories of risk from Ulrich Becks foundational work to that of his contemporaries such as Anthony Giddens and Scott Lash and assesses the extent to which risk... more...

  • Stereotypes as Explanationsby Craig McGarty; Vincent Y. Yzerbyt; Russell Spears

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 40.00

    Stereotypes as Explanations explores the way that people develop impressions and views of social groups. more...

  • Laws of Fearby Cass R. Sunstein

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 28.00

    A major statement from one of the most influential political and legal theorists writing today. more...