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Social perception. Social cognition

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  • The Elephant in the Roomby Eviatar Zerubavel

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 9.99

    In The Elephant in the Room , Eviatar Zerubavel sheds new light on the social and political underpinnings of silence and denial--the keeping of "open secrets." Zerubavel shows how conspiracies of silence evolve, illuminating the social pressures that cause people to deny what is right before their eyes. Drawing on examples from newspapers and comedy... more...

  • Stereotype Dynamicsby Yoshihisa Kashima

    Lawrence Erlbaum Associates 2007; US$ 45.95

    Addresses the role of communication in stereotype dynamics, while placing the phenomenon of social stereotypes in the socio-cultural context. more...

  • In Search of Human Natureby Carl N. Degler

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 44.99

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in History in 1972, and a past president of both the Organization of American Historians and the American Historical Association, Carl Degler is one of America's most eminent living historians. He is also one of the most versatile. In a forty year career, he has written brilliantly on race ( Neither Black Nor White , which... more...

  • Risk: Philosophical Perspectivesby Tim Lewens

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 32.22

    How can we determine an acceptable level of risk? Should these decisions be made by experts, or by the people they affect? How should safety and security be balanced against other goods, such as liberty? This is the first collection to examine the philosophical dimensions of these pressing practical problems. Leading scholars exploring the full... more...

  • Beyond The Risk Societyby Gus Mythen; Sandra Walklate

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    Provides an understanding of the relevance and impact of the concept of risk in various subject areas. This work is useful for social sciences students in a range of disciplines, including sociology, criminology, cultural studies, media studies, psychology and social policy. more...

  • Social Darwinismby Robert Bannister

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 30.95

    "The most systematic and comprehensive effort yet made to assess the role played by Darwinian ideas in the writings of English-speaking social theorists of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries."--Isis"In seeking to set the record straight, Bannister cuts through the amalgam with an intellectual shredder, exposing the illogic and incompatibility... more...

  • The Moral Foundations of Trustby Eric M. Uslaner

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 30.00

    This book seeks to explain why trust, in decline in the US, matters for societies. more...

  • Social Cognitionby Fritz Strack; Jens Förster

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.14

    Social cognition is an area of social psychology that has been flourishing over the past two decades. It has harnessed basic concepts from cognitive psychology and developed and refined them to explain human thinking, feeling, and acting in a social context. Moreover, social cognition has integrated emotional influences and unconscious processes to... more...

  • Die Bevölkerung in Ost- und Westdeutschlandby Insa Cassens; Marc Luy; Rembrandt Scholz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 44.66

    Insa Cassens, Marc Luy, Rembrandt Scholz 1945 ging der Zweite Weltkrieg zu Ende, das besiegte Deutschland wurde unter den Besatzungsmächten USA, Großbritannien, Frankreich und der Sowjetunion auf- teilt. Zwei Blöcke entstanden: Die Integration der westlichen Besatzungszonen in die Gemeinschaft der Westmächte und die des östlichen Teils in das System... more...

  • The SAGE Handbook of Social Cognitionby Susan T. (Tufts) Fiske; C Neil Macrae

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 93.00

    A state of the art handbook in social cognition by two of the world's leading authorities in this field. Truly international in focus, it is the most wide-ranging and cutting edge volume available on this topic. Nothing like it currently exists. more...