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Never Saw It Coming Cultural Challenges to Envisioning the Worst

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ISBN-10: 0226100332

ISBN-13: 9780226100333

Edition: 2006

Authors: Karen A. Cerulo

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List price: $37.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 9/15/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Robert K. Yin is President of COSMOS Corporation, an applied research and social science firm. Over the years, COSMOS has successfully completed hundreds of projects for federal agencies, state and local agencies, and private foundations, and most of this book's applications come from these projects. Outside of COSMOS, Dr. Yin has assisted numerous other research groups, helping to train their field teams or to design research studies. A recent engagement has been with the United Nations Development Programme, and another assignment has been to provide guidance to assist doctoral students at the University of Copenhagen. Currently, Dr. Yin holds the position of distinguished…    

Acknowledgments
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?
Notes
References