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Social perception. Social cognition

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  • Social Constructionismby Vivien Burr

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    Now in its third edition, this successful book introduces students to the area of social science theory and research known as social constructionism. Using a variety of examples from everyday experience and from existing research in areas such as personality, sexuality and health, it clearly explains the basic theoretical assumptions of social constructionism.... more...

  • Anthropology and Riskby Asa Boholm

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Drawing on theory from anthropology, sociology, organisation studies and philosophy, this book addresses how the perception, communication and management of risk is shaped by culturally informed and socially embedded knowledge and experience. It provides an account of how interpretations of risk in society are conditioned by knowledge claims and cultural... more...

  • Modes of Uncertaintyby Limor Samimian-Darash; Paul Rabinow

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 32.50 US$ 27.63

    Modes of Uncertainty offers groundbreaking ways of thinking about danger, risk, and uncertainty from an analytical and anthropological perspective. Our world, the contributors show, is increasingly populated by forms, practices, and events whose uncertainty cannot be reduced to riskā€”and thus it is vital to distinguish between the two. Drawing the... more...

  • The Figure of the Migrantby Thomas Nail

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    At a time when more people than ever are being constrained to move for political, economic, and environmental reasons, this book provides a new political theory of migration, one based on the social primacy of movement. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    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...

  • The Ephemeral Civilizationby Graeme Snooks

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    The Ephemeral Civilization is an astonishing intellectual feat in which Graeme Snooks develops an original and ground-breaking analysis of changing sociopolitical forms over the past 3,000 years. Snooks challenges the prevailing theories of social evolutionism with an innovative approach which also looks ahead to the twenty-first century. The Ephemeral... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Risk Governanceby Ortwin Renn

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 62.95

    ?Risk Governance is a tour de force. Every risk manager, every risk analyst, every risk researcher must read this book - it is the demarcation point for all further advances in risk policy and risk research. Renn provides authoritative guidance on how to manage risks based on a definitive synthesis of the research literature. The skill with which he... more...

  • Body Talkby Jane Ussher

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

    Psychology has traditionally examined human experience from a realist perspective, focusing on observable 'facts'. This is especially so in areas of psychology which focus on the body, such as sexuality, madness or reproduction. In contrast, many sociologists, anthropologists and feminists have focused exclusively on the cultural and communicative... more...

  • The Body in Everyday Lifeby Sarah Nettleton; Jonathan Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95

    We all have a body, but how does it impact upon our day to day life? This book sets out to explore how ordinary women, men and children talk about their bodies, through four central themes:- * physical and emotional bodies * illness and disability * gender * ageing. A coherent collection of such empirical research, The Body in Everyday Life provides... more...