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Social perception. Social cognition

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  • Suspicion Nationby Lisa Bloom

    Counterpoint 2014; US$ 25.00

    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...

  • Beyond The Risk Societyby Gus Mythen; Sandra Walklate

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    Provides an understanding of the relevance and impact of the concept of risk in various subject areas. This work is useful for social sciences students in a range of disciplines, including sociology, criminology, cultural studies, media studies, psychology and social policy. 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...

  • 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...

  • Bausparen 2012by

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2012; US$ 3.87

    Hauptbeschreibung Dieser Haufe Kompass ist das perfekte Nachschlagewerk für alle Ihre Fragen rund um das Thema Bausparen. Er enthält alles Wissenswerte rund um den Immobilienerwerb und zum Immobilienrecht. Ein Bausparvertrag ist der erste Schritt, den Wunsch vom eigenen Heim Wirklichkeit werden zu lassen. Nahezu 80% aller Eigenheime werden unter... 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...

  • Social Cognitionby Donald C. Pennington

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 26.95

    Social Cognition looks at the way in which humans interpret, analyse and remember information about the social world. Topics covered include: attribution, social schemas and social representations, prejudice and discrimination. Suitable for the AQA-A A2 and AQA-B AS level examintation, mnd students studying social cognition for the first time at... more...

  • Regulating Bodiesby Professor Bryan S Turner; Bryan S. Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    Bryan Turner is generally acknowledged to have been the key figure in opening up the sociological debate about the body. In this coruscating and fascinating book he shows how his thinking on the subject has developed and why sociologists must take the body seriously. 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...

  • Body Mattersby Sue Scott; David Morgan

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 69.95

    Focusing on the sociological embodiment of various "social actors", the authors consider the subsequent links with the constraints of daily life i.e. the male body, female therapists, body builders, marital and sexual counsellors, sex workers. They present recent or new research findings on aspects of the body, variants from what is conventionally... more...