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Author Cerulo, Karen A
Title Never saw it coming : cultural challenges to envisioning the worst / Karen A. Cerulo
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  BD375 .C47 2006    AVAILABLE    30610020233086
Descript ix, 333 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-314) and index
What's the worst that could happen? -- The breadth and scope of positive asymmetry -- Practicing positive asymmetry -- Positive asymmetry and the subjective side of scientific measurement -- Being labeled the worst : real in its consequences? -- Exceptions to the rule -- Emancipating structures and cognitive styles -- Can symmetrical vision be achieved?
Subject Catastrophical, The
Cognition and culture
Social psychology
Knowledge, Sociology of
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