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- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00
Modes of Uncertainty offers groundbreaking ways of thinking about danger, risk, and uncertainty from an analytical and anthropological perspective. Our world, the contributors show, is increasingly populated by forms, practices, and events whose uncertainty cannot be reduced to risk?and thus it is vital to distinguish between the two. Drawing the... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd 2009; US$ 14.99
A clever and compelling examination of the psychological truths and misconceptions behind popular stereotypes. Are oysters an aphrodisiac? Do redheads have fiery tempers? This book has the answers more...
- 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... more...
- 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...
- Karnac Books 2009; US$ 29.95
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...
- 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...