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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 119.95
The book's chapters provide ideas and action plans for risk, crisis, and disaster management in a risk society, based on late-modern approaches such as technological citizenship; delegated authority; and exploitation of 'lay' knowledge. Written in accessible style, with technical terms defined and explained, this book offers genuinely blue-sky... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00
Bringing together scholars from a diverse range of disciplines, The City as Target provides a sustained and critical response to the relationship between the concept of targeting (in its many forms) and notions of understanding, imagining and shaping the urban. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95
The articles collected here are foundational contributions to incorporating behavioural research in risk analysis. On the one hand, they address the questions of how to communicate with the public about risks, learning about the public?s concern and addressing them with responsive risk management and authoritative communications. On the other hand,... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2012; US$ 18.94
There is a special kind of intelligence for dealing with risk and uncertainty. It doesn't correlate with IQ and most psychologists fail to spot it because it is found in such a disparate, rag-tag group of people such as weather-forecasters, professional gamblers and hedge-fund managers. This book shows just how important risk intelligence is.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 170.00
This comprehensive text presents key theoretical issues and extensive empirical research using different theoretical and methodological approaches to consider the value of social representation theory when social representations are examined not only in isolation, but also in context. more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 74.99
Pursuing Trayvon Martin explores the historical implications of the fatal shooting of the unarmed black teen, Trayvon Martin, by George Zimmerman, in a gated community in Sanford, Florida on February 26, 2012. Possibly the first book to explore the case, it will make an important contribution as a source providing important analyses from which... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 49.95
Ths vol brings together rising leaders in social cog whose wrk reflects th full range of ways that goals & cog processes interact in mediatg social phenomena & processes. Ths bk will be an excellent resrce for students & scholars in social & cog psy alik more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
With the major growth of the worlds 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...