Of Flying Saucers and Social Scientists: A Re-Reading of When Prophecy Fails and of Cognitive Dissonance (Hardback)Timothy Jenkins (author)
Hardback 100 Pages / Published: 21/06/2013
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What happens when prophecies fail? Timothy Jenkins' re-reading of Leon Festinger's classic work on "cognitive dissonance" seeks to answer this question by studying a 50s doomsday group. This volume explores the relations between anthropology and psychology, and between social scientific and natural scientific accounts of human behavior.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages: 100
Weight: 294 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 11 mm
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