Encyclopedia of Deception

Encyclopedia of Deception

eBook - 2014
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The Encyclopedia of Deception examines lying from multiple perspectives drawn from the disciplines of social psychology, sociology, history, business, political science, cultural anthropology, moral philosophy, theology, law, family studies, evolutionary biology, philosophy, and more. From the "little white lie," to lying on a resume, to the grandiose lies of presidents, this two-volume reference explores the phenomenon of lying in a multidisciplinary context to elucidate this common aspect of our daily lives. Not only a cultural phenomenon historically, lying is a frequent occurrence in our everyday lives. Research shows that we are likely to lie or intentionally deceive others several times a day or in one out of every four conversations that lasts more than 10 minutes.--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE, [2014]
ISBN: 9781483388984
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
Characteristics: data file
1 online resource (xxxvii, 1054 pages : illustrations)
Additional Contributors: Levine, Timothy R. - Editor

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