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  • Risk, Uncertainty and Rational Actionby Carlo C. Jaeger; Thomas Webler; Eugene A. Rosa; Ortwin Renn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    Risk as we now know it is a wholly new phenomenon, the by-product of our ever more complex and powerful technologies. In business, policy making, and in everyday life, it demands a new way of looking at technological and environmental uncertainty. In this definitive volume, four of the world's leading risk researchers present a fundamental critique... more...

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

    Temple University Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    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... more...

  • Attributionby Friedrich Försterling

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Attribution concerns the scientific study of naive theories and common-sense explanations. This text provides a thorough and up-to-date introduction to the field, combining comprehensive coverage of the fundamental theoretical ideas and most significant research with an overview of more recent developments. The author begins with a broad overview... more...

  • Suspicion Nationby Lisa Bloom

    Counterpoint 2014; US$ 16.95

    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...

  • Social Trust and the Management of Riskby George Cvetkovich; Ragnar E. Lofstedt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Social trust is a crucial issue to many aspects of modern society. Policy makers continually aspire to winning it and corporations frequently run the risk of losing it. The 'trust deficit' raises vital questions and problems to which until recently there have been few answers or solutions. Experts from both sides of the Atlantic explore the importance... more...

  • From Tribe To Empireby Moret

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 345.00

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Blame Businessby Stephen Fineman

    Reaktion Books 2015; US$ 24.95

    Whenever anything goes wrong our first instinct is often to find someone to blame. Blame infuses our society in myriad ways, seeding rancor and revenge, dividing lovers, coworkers, communities, and nations. Yet blame, appropriately placed and managed, safeguards moral order and legal culpability. In this book, Stephen Fineman explores this duality... more...

  • The SAGE Handbook of Social Cognitionby Susan Fiske; C Neil Macrae

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 88.00

    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 Ephemeral Civilizationby Graeme Snooks

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    The Ephemeral Civilization is an astonishing intellectual feat in which Graeme Snooks develops an original and ground-breaking analysis of changing sociopolitical forms over the past 3,000 years. Snooks challenges the prevailing theories of social evolutionism with an innovative approach which also looks ahead to the twenty-first century. The Ephemeral... 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...