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Social perception. Social cognition

  • The Risk Society and Beyondby Barbara Adam; Ulrich Beck; Joost Van Loon

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 54.00

    Offers an introduction to the main arguments in Risk Society and develops a range of critical discussions of Ulrich Beck's thought. more...

  • Drehbücher des Alter(n)sby Ludwig Amrhein

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 54.99

    In dieser Arbeit wird der Versuch unternommen, methodische, theoretische und empirische Bausteine für eine angemessene Erforschung der Lebensführung und -stilisierung im Alter und über den Lebensverlauf hinweg zu liefern. Im ersten Teil wird der bisherige theoretische und empirische Forschungsstand systematisch rekonstruiert, woraus Schlussfolgerungen... more...

  • Adaptation and Innovationby Eliat Aram; Robert Baxter; Avi Nutkevitch

    Karnac Books 2009; US$ 75.95

    This book, the second in a series on Tavistock Group Relations Conferences, contains the collection of papers presented at the second Belgirate conference plus four additional papers reflecting on and making sense of several participants conference experiences. Taken together, these papers offer an exciting picture of the Group Relations enterprise... more...

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

    Karnac Books 2012; US$ 75.95

    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...

  • Riskby Jakob Arnoldi

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95 US$ 56.29

    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...

  • Embracing Riskby Tom Baker; Jonathan Simon

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 34.00

    For much of the twentieth century, industrialized nations addressed social problems, such as workers' compensation benefits and social welfare programs, in terms of spreading risk. But in recent years a new approach has emerged: using risk both as a way to conceive of and address social problems and as an incentive to reduce individual claims on collective... more...

  • Advances in Positive Organizational Psychologyby Arnold B. Bakker

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 152.99

    This volume attempts to build a bridge between POB and Positive Organizational Scholarship (POS). Similar to POB, but different from positive psychology, the primary emphasis of POS is on the workplace and on the accomplishment of work-related outcomes. more...

  • Social Darwinismby Robert Bannister

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    "The most systematic and comprehensive effort yet made to assess the role played by Darwinian ideas in the writings of English-speaking social theorists of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries."--Isis"In seeking to set the record straight, Bannister cuts through the amalgam with an intellectual shredder, exposing the illogic and incompatibility... more...

  • Shared Beliefs in a Societyby Daniel Bar-Tal

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 44.00 US$ 37.40

    Shared Beliefs in a Society is a much-needed contribution to societal psychology, a new emerging subfield of social psychology, which studies societies from a social psychological perspective. Daniel Bar-Tal presents his work of the last 15 years on shared beliefs in societies under one conceptual framework from which to identify beliefs held in... more...

  • Biology and Freedomby S. A. Barnett

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36

    Combining the findings of biology with logic and humour, this 1989 book gives a lucid portrait of human nature. more...