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  • Cities at Riskby Helene Joffe; Tiziana Rossetto; John Adams

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    With the major growth of the world’s population over the past century, as well as rapid urbanisation, people increasingly live in crowded cities. This trend is often accompanied by proliferation of poorly built housing, uncontrolled use of land, occupation of unsafe environments and overstretched services.  When a natural hazard... more...

  • Advances in Positive Organizational Psychologyby Arnold B. Bakker

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 134.95

    This volume attempts to build a bridge between POB and Positive Organizational Scholarship (POS). Similar to POB, but different from positive psychology, the primary emphasis of POS is on the workplace and on the accomplishment of work-related outcomes. more...

  • If I had a Sonby Jack Cashill

    WND Books 2013; US$ 19.95

    If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon, President Barack Obama said in March 2012 about the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin four weeks earlier.  In so saying, Obama gave the White House imprimatur to a politically irresistible campaign, one that both stoked the grievances of his racially sensitive base and energized his party's... more...

  • Persons, Identity, and Political Theoryby Catherine Galko Campbell

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book examines the conception of the person at work in John Rawls?s writings from Theory of Justice to Justice as Fairness: A Restatement. The book aims to show that objections to Rawls?s political conception of the person fail and that a Rawlsian conception of political identity is defensible. The book shows that the debate between liberals and... more...

  • Contemporary Social Constructionismby Darin Weinberg

    Temple University Press 2014; US$ 49.50

    In Contemporary Social Constructionism , Darin Weinberg provides a detailed, critical overview of the key themes of this school of thought, which explains how phenomena and ways of thinking develop in their social contexts. Weinberg traces the multiple roots of social constructionism, and shows how it has been used, critiqued, and refined within... more...

  • Animating Differenceby C. Richard King; Carmen R. Lugo-Lugo; Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 18.99

    Animating Difference studies the way race, ethnicity, sexuality, and gender are portrayed in recent animated films from 1990 through the present. Ranging from Aladdin to Toy Story to Up, these popular films are key media through which children (and adults) learn about the world and how to behave. While racial and gender stereotypes may not be as obvious... more...

  • Cognitive Social Psychologyby Gordon B. Moskowitz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    A comprehensive overview of the mechanisms involved in how cognitive processes determine thought and behavior toward the social world, Cognitive Social Psychology: *examines cognition as a motivated process wherein cognition and motivation are seen as intertwined; * reviews the latest research on stereotyping, prejudice, and the ability to control... more...

  • Embracing Riskby Tom Baker; Jonathan Simon

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 30.00

    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...

  • Riskby Matthias Beck; Beth Kewell

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 169.00

    Over a period of several centuries, the academic study of risk has evolved as a distinct body of thought, which continues to influence conceptual developments in fields such as economics, management, politics and sociology. However, few scholarly works have given a chronological account of cultural and intellectual trends relating to the understanding... more...

  • Primer on Risk Analysisby Charles Yoe

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 65.95

    In every decision context there are things we know and things we do not know. Risk analysis uses science and the best available evidence to assess what we know?and it is intentional in the way it addresses the importance of the things we don?t know. Primer on Risk Analysis: Decision Making Under Uncertainty lays out the tasks of risk analysis in... more...