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Social perception. Social cognition

  • The Social Roots of Riskby Kathleen Tierney

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    The first decade of the 21st century saw a remarkable number of large-scale disasters. Earthquakes in Haiti and Sumatra underscored the serious economic consequences that catastrophic events can have on developing countries, while 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina showed that first world nations remain vulnerable. The Social Roots of Risk argues against... 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...

  • Suspicion Nationby Lisa Bloom

    Counterpoint 2014; US$ 25.00

    Many thought the election of our first African American president put an end to the conversation about race in this country, and that America had moved into a post-racial era of equality and opportunity. Then, on the night of February 26, 2012, a black seventeen-year-old boy walking to a friend?s home carrying only his cell phone, candy, and a fruit... 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...

  • Social Trust and the Management of Riskby George Cvetkovich; Ragnar E. Lofstedt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Risk Society Revisitedby Eugene Rosa; Aaron McCright; Ortwin Renn

    Temple University Press 2013; US$ 59.50

    Risk is a part of life. How we handle uncertainty and deal with potential threats influence decision making throughout our lives. In The Risk Society Revisited, Eugene A. Rosa, Ortwin Renn, and Aaron M. McCright offer the first book to present an integrated theory of risk and governance. The authors examine our sociological understanding of risk... 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...

  • Attributionby Friedrich Försterling

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This significant text combines comprehensive coverage of the fundamental theoretical ideas and most influential research with an overview of more recent developments. more...

  • Risk, Uncertainty and Rational Actionby Carlo C. Jaeger; Thomas Webler; Eugene A. Rosa; Ortwin Renn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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...