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Never saw it coming : cultural challenges to envisioning the worst

Author: Karen A Cerulo
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2006
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Never saw it coming.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006002487
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karen A Cerulo
ISBN: 0226100324 0226100332 9780226100326 9780226100333
OCLC Number: 767112710
Notes: 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?
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 333 p.) illustrations
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 : real in its consequences?. Exceptions to the rule --
Emancipating structures and cognitive styles --
Can symmetrical vision be achieved?.
Responsibility: Karen A. Cerulo

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"In Never Saw It Coming, Karen Cerulo argues that in American society there is a positive symmetry, ' a tendency to focus on and exaggerate the best, the winner, the most optimistic outcome and Read more...

 
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