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Author Cerulo, Karen A.

Title Never saw it coming : cultural challenges to envisioning the worst / Karen A. Cerulo
Published Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2006


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Description ix, 333 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 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's real in its consequences? -- Exceptions to the rule -- Emancipating structures and cognitive styles -- Can symmetrical vision be achieved?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-314) and index
Subject Catastrophical, The.
Cognition and culture.
Social psychology.
Knowledge, Sociology of.
LC no. 2006002487
ISBN 9780226100326 cloth
9780226100333 paperback
0226100324 cloth alkaline paper
0226100332 paperback alkaline paper