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Social perception. Social cognition

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  • Transformationsby Grant David McCracken

    Indiana University Press 2008; US$ 16.95

    Self reinvention has become a preoccupation of contemporary culture. In the last decade, Hollywood made a 500-million-dollar bet on this idea with movies such as Multiplicity, Fight Club, eXistenZ, and Catch Me If You Can. Self reinvention marks the careers of Madonna, Ani DiFranco, Martha Stewart, and... more...

  • Too Safe For Their Own Goodby Michael Ungar

    Allen & Unwin 2008; US$ 24.50

    A fresh, powerful and practical guide to help concerned parents set appropriate limits on their children while still giving them the opportunity to experience those rites of passage that will allow them to become happy, competent adults. more...

  • Catalogue of Risksby Dirk Proske

    Springer 2008; US$ 179.00

    The term risk has experienced a dramatic growth in usage over the last few years. This is mainly due to the growing concern about the future of mankind, but also to a greater awareness of the limited nature of our resources. People want to know what can go wrong. In the beginning terms such as risk, disaster, indeterminacy and uncertainty are discussed... more...

  • Motivated Social Perceptionby Steven J. Spencer; Steven Fein; Mark P. Zanna; James M. Olson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    This volume highlights state-of-the-art research on motivated social perception by the leaders in the field. Recently a number of researchers developed influential accounts of how motivation affects social perception. Unfortunately, this work was developed without extensive contact between the researchers, and therefore evolved into two distinct traditions.... more...

  • Social Theories of Risk and Uncertaintyby Jens O. Zinn

    Wiley 2009; US$ 125.95

    Written by leading experts in the field, Social Theories of Risk and Uncertainty is an introduction to mainstream theorizing on risk and uncertainty in sociology. Provides an overview of the historical developments and conceptual aspects of risk Identifies why theorizing on risk is necessary and highlights specific sociological contributions... more...

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

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 67.00

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

  • Risk Governanceby Ortwin Renn

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 62.95

    First Published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Risk in Social Scienceby Peter Taylor-Gooby; Jens O. Zinn

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 48.99

    This book is designed as an introduction to recent social science work on risk and is intended primarily for students in sociology, social psychology, and psychology, although it will also be useful for those studying political science, government, public policy, and economics. It is written by leading experts actively involved in research in the field. more...

  • The Power of Labellingby Joy Moncrieffe; Rosalind Eyben

    Earthscan 2007; US$ 35.95

    ‘The Power of Labelling illuminates a fundamental and intriguing dimension of social and political life. Striking cases from a range of policy contexts generate eyeopening analyses of labelling’s causes and consequences uses and abuses and of alternatives in thinking and relating.’ DES GASPER INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL STUDIES THE HAGUE ‘The... more...

  • Social Contours of Risk, 1by Roger Kasperson; Jeanne Kasperson

    Earthscan 2005; US$ 49.95

    Volume 1 collects their fundamental work on how risks are communicated among different publics and stakeholders, including local communities, corporations and the larger society. more...