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Social perception. Social cognition

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

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    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...

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

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 54.00

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

  • Social Theories of Risk and Uncertaintyby Jens O. Zinn

    Wiley 2009; US$ 134.95 US$ 116.96

    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 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 Riskby Roger E. Kasperson; Jeanne Kasperson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 60.00

    We live in a 'risk society' where the identification, distribution and management of risks, from new technology, environmental factors or other sources are crucial to our individual and social existence. In The Social Contours of Risk, Volumes I and II, two of the world's leading and most influential analysts of the social dimensions of risk bring... more...

  • Social Contours of Riskby Roger Kasperson; Jeanne Kasperson

    Earthscan 2005; US$ 199.95

    We live in a 'risk society' where the identification distribution and management of risks from new technology environmental factors or other sources are crucial to our individual and social existence. In The Social Contours of Risk Volumes I and II two of the world's leading and most influential analysts of the social dimensions of risk... more...

  • Risk Governanceby Ortwin Renn

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 62.95

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  • Risk, Vulnerability and Everyday Lifeby Iain Wilkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    It is now sociological common sense to declare that, in everyday life, large numbers of people approach matters of work, family life, trust and friendship with 'risk' constantly in mind. This book, provides an introductory overview and critical assessment of this phenomenon. Iain Wilkinson outlines contrasting sociological theories of risk, and summarizes... more...

  • The Body and Societyby Bryan S Turner

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 50.00

    Third edition of Bryan Turner's seminal text on the body and social theory. One of the biggest authors in the field today. more...

  • Embracing Riskby Tom Baker; Jonathan Simon

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 34.00

    For much of the twentieth century, industrialized nations addressed social problems, such as workers' compensation benefits and social welfare programs, in terms of spreading risk. But in recent years a new approach has emerged: using risk both as a way to conceive of and address social problems and as an incentive to reduce individual claims on collective... more...