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The Resource Talking to strangers : what we should know about the people we don't know, Malcolm Gladwell

Talking to strangers : what we should know about the people we don't know, Malcolm Gladwell

Label
Talking to strangers : what we should know about the people we don't know
Title
Talking to strangers
Title remainder
what we should know about the people we don't know
Statement of responsibility
Malcolm Gladwell
Title variation
  • What we should know about the people we don't know
  • What we should know about the people we do not know
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The routine traffic stop that ends in tragedy. The spy who spends years undetected at the highest levels of the Pentagon. The false conviction of Amanda Knox. Why do we so often get other people wrong? Why is it so hard to detect a lie, read a face or judge a stranger's motives? Through a series of encounters and misunderstandings - from history, psychology and infamous legal cases - Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual adventure into the darker side of human nature, where strangers are never simple and misreading them can have disastrous consequences. No one challenges our shared assumptions like Malcolm Gladwell. Here he uses stories of deceit and fatal errors to cast doubt on our strategies for dealing with the unknown, inviting us to rethink our thinking in these troubled times
Cataloging source
VHEI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gladwell, Malcolm
Dewey number
302
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psychology, Applied
  • Social psychology
  • Strangers
  • Conduct of life
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Trust
Target audience
adult
Label
Talking to strangers : what we should know about the people we don't know, Malcolm Gladwell
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: "Step out of the car!" -- Part one: Spies and diplomats: two puzzles. Fidel Castro's revenge ; Getting to know der Führer -- Part two: Default to truth. The queen of Cuba ; The holy fool ; Case study: The boy in the shower -- Part three: Transparency. The Friends fallacy ; A (short) explanation of the Amanda Knox case ; Case study: The fraternity party -- Part four: Lessons. KSM: what happens when the stranger is a terrorist? -- Part five: Coupling. Sylvia Plath ; Case study: The Kansas City experiments ; Sandra Bland
Control code
000066073700
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 386 pages
Isbn
9780241351574
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1119287283
Label
Talking to strangers : what we should know about the people we don't know, Malcolm Gladwell
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: "Step out of the car!" -- Part one: Spies and diplomats: two puzzles. Fidel Castro's revenge ; Getting to know der Führer -- Part two: Default to truth. The queen of Cuba ; The holy fool ; Case study: The boy in the shower -- Part three: Transparency. The Friends fallacy ; A (short) explanation of the Amanda Knox case ; Case study: The fraternity party -- Part four: Lessons. KSM: what happens when the stranger is a terrorist? -- Part five: Coupling. Sylvia Plath ; Case study: The Kansas City experiments ; Sandra Bland
Control code
000066073700
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 386 pages
Isbn
9780241351574
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1119287283

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