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6th June 2018 08:24 AM by Francesca R Go to last post
 
Influence
Influence
The Psychology of Pursuation.

Written in a narrative style combined with scholarly research, Cialdini combines evidence from experimental work with the techniques and strategies he gathered while working as a salesperson, fundraiser, advertiser, and in other positions inside organizations that commonly use compliance tactics to
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19th March 2018 08:47 AM by Senex Go to last post
 
Immigrants -- Your Country Needs Them
Immigrants -- Your Country Needs Them

Immigrants are regular folks whose lives don't fit neatly within national boundaries. Your reviewer is one of the quarter billion (the number doesn't include illegal migrants) living outside her country of birth, and counts herself fortunate to have lived for more than a few months in three... Read more
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2nd August 2016 11:42 AM by Francesca R Go to last post
 
Inequality Reexamined
Inequality Reexamined

A monograph rather than a book, and a rather dry, academic text to cover in a review. But this work from 1992 is actually one of the clearest expositions of Sen’s rather unique theory of social justice (Rawls with a twist, if you will) and—even more importantly—contains a model of evaluating... Read more
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11th September 2013 12:25 PM by Francesca R Go to last post
 
It's Not News It's Fark
It's Not News It's Fark
How mass media tries to pass off crap as news

A humorous yet saddening analysis of the state of journalism. This book explains how fearmongering, product placement, misleading headlines, giving consideration to nutjobs, quote-mining, seasonal articles and media fatigue results in a lot of non-news and misleading articles getting passed off as... Read more
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21st March 2010 03:53 PM by Sunsneezer Go to last post
 
I Don't Believe In Atheists
I Don't Believe In Atheists
The “answer” to the recent spate of popular books by atheists, particularly Dawkins, Dennett, Harris and Hitchens?

Intended as an answer to the likes of Dawkins, Dennett, Hitchens and Harris, this book is a meandering, misrepresenting and poorly argued failure.
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25th September 2008 10:45 PM by Jon. Go to last post
 
Is Paris Burning?
Is Paris Burning?

A history of the city of Paris, and the final days of German occupation during WWII
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