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  • Risk Analysis and Human Behaviourby Baruch Fischhoff

    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...

  • Risk Intelligenceby Dylan Evans

    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...

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

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...