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Social perception. Social cognition

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  • Black Rednecks and White Liberalsby Thomas Sowell

    Encounter Books 2005; US$ 17.95

    This explosive new book challenges many of the long-prevailing assumptions about blacks, about Jews, about Germans, about slavery, and about education. Plainly written, powerfully reasoned, and backed with a startling array of documented facts, Black Rednecks and White Liberals takes on not only the trendy intellectuals of our times but also such historic... more...

  • Stereotype Dynamicsby Yoshihisa Kashima

    Lawrence Erlbaum Associates 2007; US$ 45.95

    Addresses the role of communication in stereotype dynamics, while placing the phenomenon of social stereotypes in the socio-cultural context. more...

  • In Search of Human Natureby Carl N. Degler

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 44.99 US$ 38.69

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in History in 1972, and a past president of both the Organization of American Historians and the American Historical Association, Carl Degler is one of America's most eminent living historians. He is also one of the most versatile. In a forty year career, he has written brilliantly on race ( Neither Black Nor White , which... 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...

  • 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 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...

  • The Moral Foundations of Trustby Eric M. Uslaner

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    This book seeks to explain why trust, in decline in the US, matters for societies. 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...

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

    Karnac Books 2009; US$ 26.95

    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 Louisa D. Brunner; Avi Nutkevitch; Mannie Sher

    Karnac Books 2006; US$ 26.95

    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...