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Social perception. Social cognition

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  • Passingby Maria C. Sanchez; Linda Schlossberg

    NYU Press 2001; US$ 89.00

    Passing for what you are not--whether it is mulattos passing as white, Jews passing as Christian, or drag queens passing as women--can be a method of protection or self-defense. But it can also be a uniquely pleasurable experience, one that trades on the erotics of secrecy and revelation. It is precisely passing's radical playfulness, the way it... more...

  • Innovative Thinking in Risk, Crisis, and Disaster Managementby Dr Simon Bennett

    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...

  • Biology and Freedomby S. A. Barnett

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 80.00

    Combining the findings of biology with logic and humour, this 1989 book gives a lucid portrait of human nature. more...

  • The City as Targetby Ryan Bishop; Gregory Clancey; John W. Phillips

    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. Among the many spatial and graphic terms used to describe cities in urban studies,... more...

  • Risk Analysis and Human Behaviorby Baruch Fischhoff

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    The articles collected here are foundational contributions to integrating behavioural research and risk analysis. They include seminal articles on three essential challenges. One is ensuring effective two-way communication between technical experts and the lay public, so that risk analyses address lay concerns and provide useful information to people... more...

  • Shared Beliefs in a Societyby Daniel Bar-Tal

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 55.00

    Shared Beliefs in a Society is a much-needed contribution to societal psychology, a new emerging subfield of social psychology, which studies societies from a social psychological perspective. Daniel Bar-Tal presents his work of the last 15 years on shared beliefs in societies under one conceptual framework from which to identify beliefs held in... more...

  • Social Representations in the 'Social Arena'by Annamaria Silvana de Rosa

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 170.00

    Social Representations in the 'Social Arena' 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 in real world contexts. This comprehensive text brings together international experts... more...

  • Pursuing Trayvon Martinby George Yancy; Janine Jones

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 39.99

    Pursuing Trayvon Martin: Historical Contexts and Contemporary Manifestations of Racial Dynamics explores the historical implications of the fatal shooting of the unarmed black teen, Trayvon Martin, by George Zimmerman, in 2012. The book telescopes various themes that are important to a broad market, including race, masculinity, racial profiling,... 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...

  • 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...