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Shiraev, Eric 1960-

Overview
Works: 41 works in 261 publications in 1 language and 6,853 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies  Handbooks and manuals  Nonfiction television programs  Internet videos 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
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Most widely held works by Eric Shiraev
Counting every vote : the most contentious elections in American history by Robert L Dudley( )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What would have happened if Aaron Burr, rather than Jefferson, had become president? What if Nixon had defeated Kennedy in 1960? What if Al Gore had become president in 2001 instead of George W. Bush? Using six cases, political scientists Robert Dudley and Eric Shiraev argue that engaging in this counterfactual exercise provides an excellent opportunity to revisit history, learn from its lessons, and relate to contemporary elections."--Inside jacket
People and their opinions : thinking critically about public opinion by Richard Sobel( )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2019 in English and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Written in an accessible and engaging manner, this text provides a unique and practical introduction to the field of public opinion. The book begins by "schooling" the reader in how to think critically and then helps students apply those techniques as they encounter the concepts of public opinion. The text also employs a comparative perspective, demonstrating the effect and nature of public opinion in other countries while also placing American public opinion in context."--Publisher's website
International public opinion and the Bosnia crisis by Richard Sobel( )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International Public Opinion and the Bosnia Crisis examines-through U.S., Canadian, and European case studies-how public reaction impacted democratic governments' response to the ethnic and religious conflict in Bosnia, 1991-1997
Cross-cultural psychology : critical thinking and contemporary applications by Eric Shiraev( Book )

56 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The author team of Shiraev and Levy provide a comprehensive review of theories and research in cross-cultural psychology within a critical thinking framework for examining, analyzing, and evaluating psychological data. This text introduces the field of cross-cultural psychology, discusses basic methodology for cross-cultural research, and explores the fields of sensation and perception, consciousness, intelligence, human development, emotion, motivation, social perception and interaction, and psychological disorders from a cross-cultural perspective."--Jacket
Anti-Americanism in Russia : from Stalin to Putin by Eric Shiraev( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shiraev and Zubok analyze anti-Americanism in Russia, now high again after several years of "honeymoon" with the United States. An evaluation of this phenomenon is significant for current debates on "who lost Russia" in the United States, as well as for assessments of the past and future steps towards NATO enlargement and European integration. This analysis is also crucial for comparative studies on democratic transition of the post-communist societies. Shiraev and Zubok argue that the current anti-Americanism in Russia is largely a new phenomenon of democratic polity, the conclusion that challenges the popular notion that the spread of democracy makes international animosities and conflicts less likely."--Jacket
The Russian transformation : political, sociological, and psychological aspects( Book )

9 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The transition from a Soviet to a Russian society has not been a smooth ride: crime rates have soared, corruption is at an all-time high, ethnic tensions are fierce, and alcoholism is on the rise. There is perhaps no greater challenge for today's political science student than the study of this transition. The Russian Transformation explains the difficulties in this process from a multi-disciplinary perspective, combining sociological and political-psychological analyses of the Russian political transition since 1985. The volume is an in-depth description of important and unique events in the Soviet Union-Russia, and also contributes to the field of transformational politics, examining the barriers and problems that societies might expect when undertaking fundamental changes in their polities."--Jacket
The Soviet Union : internal and external perspectives on Soviet society by Vladimir Shlapentokh( Book )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The title analyzes Soviet society as a 'hard reality', emphasizes the varying perceptions of it in the Soviet Union and the US, and insists that, while glorifications of the Soviet reality have been useful, the most accurate descriptions of this reality were critical
America : sovereign defender or cowboy nation? by Vladimir Shlapentokh( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Scholars representing seven countries are brought together in this exceptional volume to examine the origins of both anti- and pro-American attitudes within the framework of external causes (the actions of the USA abroad) versus internal causes (the domestic political, ideological, cultural, and psychological characteristics of foreign countries)." "Offering a fresh view of a contemporary issue, the volume is well-suited for class use as a supplementary reader for foreign policy studies, comparative politics, media, political sociology and history."--Jacket
A history of psychology : a global perspective by Eric Shiraev( Book )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text provides a fresh and engaging perspective on psychology's history, covering the discipline's development around the world and highlighting its interdisciplinary nature. It offers comprehensive coverage of both classical and contemporary systems of thought, connects psychology to evolving society and culture from ancient times to today, and provides scores of contemporary applications that draw students to the topic. Clarity of coverage, illustrative examples, visual aids, and critical thinking questions make this text enjoyable for instructor and student alike
Russian government and politics : comparative government and politics by Eric Shiraev( Book )

25 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a wide range of pedagogical features that takes full account of the dramatic changes in Russian politics under Putin and Medvedev, this text provides clear factual coverage of the government and politics of the Russian Federation
The accent of success : a practical guide for international students by Eric Shiraev( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fears in post-communist societies : a comparative perspective( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is a cross-national and comparative analysis of how fear shapes and dominates political, social, and economic life in post-Communist countries. Each chapter analyses economic fears, fears of catastrophes, worries about internal and foreign enemies, health concerns, and environmental uncertainties and their connection to political, social, and economic life. Chapters also explore rational and irrational elements of the individual's fears and examines the influence of political and social factors. The contributors were able to consolidate results of public opinion polls with other sources of empirical information, such as small surveys, case studies, and focus group methologies in Russia, the Czech Republic, Poland, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, and among Russian immigrants in the US and Israel
Introduction to cross-cultural psychology : critical thinking and contemporary application by Eric Shiraev( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personality theories : a global view by Eric Shiraev( Book )

6 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Personality Theories: A Global View by leading scholar Eric Shiraev takes a dynamic, integrated, and cross-cultural approach to the study of personality. The text is organized around three general questions: Where did personality theories come from? How did the theorists study facts? How do we apply personality theories now? These questions provide a consistent focus on social context, interdisciplinary science, and applications. Going beyond traditional research from the Western tradition, the book also covers theories and studies rooted in the experiences of other countries and cultures."--Back cover of book
Character assassination throughout the ages by Martijn Icks( Book )

9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using a variety of cases from history and today's life, the book examines character attackers targeting the private lives, behavior, values, and identity of their victims. Numerous historical examples show that character assassination has always been a very effective weapon to win political battles or settle personal scores
International relations by Eric Shiraev( Book )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The only brief International Relations text with a consistent analytical framework to teach students how to think critically about issues in world politics
Current debates in international relations( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ideal for introductory courses, Current Debates in International Relations presents forty-nine readings drawn from major scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers including Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, International Relations, and The Wall Street Journal. It provides a broad selectionof articles - both classical/theoretical and practical/applied - and steers students through major international issues, offering contending yet complementary approaches
Cross-cultural psychology by Eric Shiraev( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric Shiraev defines behaviorism( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Eric Shiraev defines behaviourism as a psychological field based on the principle that behaviour directly reflects one's motivation and influences. He also points out that this perspective has fallen in status as psychologists have realized that humans are more complex
Eric Shiraev discusses the history of psychology( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Eric Shiraev's discussion of the history of psychology will enlighten students who are interested in the field with examples from contemporary culture as well as possibilities for the application of psychological research. Shiraev shines a light on connections between culture, particularly the Internet, and economics and psychology
 
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Anti-Americanism in Russia : from Stalin to Putin
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People and their opinions : thinking critically about public opinionInternational public opinion and the Bosnia crisisCross-cultural psychology : critical thinking and contemporary applicationsAnti-Americanism in Russia : from Stalin to PutinThe Russian transformation : political, sociological, and psychological aspectsThe Soviet Union : internal and external perspectives on Soviet societyAmerica : sovereign defender or cowboy nation?A history of psychology : a global perspective
Alternative Names
Shiraev Eric

Shiraev Eric B.

Shiraev, Eric B. 1960-

Širaev, Ėrik B. 1960-

Languages
English (237)