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Social perception. Social cognition

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  • 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...

  • The Risk Society Revisitedby Eugene Rosa; Aaron McCright; Ortwin Renn

    Temple University Press 2013; US$ 59.50

    Risk is a part of life. How we handle uncertainty and deal with potential threats influence decision making throughout our lives. In The Risk Society Revisited, Eugene A. Rosa, Ortwin Renn, and Aaron M. McCright offer the first book to present an integrated theory of risk and governance. The authors examine our sociological understanding of risk... more...

  • Elephants Among Usby M. Jaynes

    John Hunt Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    Examining the stories of two performing elephants. Both underwent disaster, and both can tell us something about ourselves more...

  • Knowing Peopleby Michael J. Lovaglia

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 43.99

    Social psychology studies one of civilization's most central concerns: human relationships. With its friendly style and engaging, accessible language, Knowing People selects some of the best research in social psychology and shows how it can improve people's lives. By understanding people's beliefs, attitudes, and desires, individuals can fashion... more...

  • Bausparen 2012by

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2012; US$ 4.12

    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 Jakob Arnoldi

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Body in Everyday Lifeby Sarah Nettleton; Jonathan Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95

    We all have a body, but how does it impact upon our day to day life? This book sets out to explore how ordinary women, men and children talk about their bodies, through four central themes:- * physical and emotional bodies * illness and disability * gender * ageing. A coherent collection of such empirical research, The Body in Everyday Life provides... more...

  • The Lived Bodyby Gillian A. Bendelow; Simon J. Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95

    The Lived Body takes a fresh look at the notion of human embodiment and provides an ideal textbook for undergraduates on the growing number of courses on the sociology of the body. The authors propose a new approach - an 'Embodied Sociology' - one which makes embodiment central rather than peripheral. They critically examine the dualist legacies... 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...