Deception : from ancient empires to Internet dating /

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Imprint:Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2009.
Description:xii, 346 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Deception -- Social aspects.
Truthfulness and falsehood.
Deception -- Social aspects.
Truthfulness and falsehood.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Harrington, Brooke, 1968-
ISBN:9780804756495 (cloth : alk. paper)
080475649X (cloth : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-327) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • 6. Digital Deception: The Practice of Lying in the Digital Age
  • 7. Cognitive Hacking: Detecting Deception on the Web
  • Part III. Trust and Deception
  • 8. Leaps and Leaps of Faith: Exploring the Relationship Between Trust and Deception
  • 9. Tying the Truth in Knots: Trustworthiness and Accountability in the Inka Khipu
  • 10. Does Rumor Lie? Narrators, Trust, and the Framing of Unsecured Information
  • 11. Crocodile Tears, or, Method Acting in Everyday Life
  • Part IV. Deception and Institutions
  • 12. Deception and Trust in Health Crises
  • 13. Responding to Deception: The Case of Fraud in Financial Markets
  • Introduction: Beyond True and False
  • 14. Military Deception in the Information Age: Scale Matters
  • 15. The Pleasures of Lying
  • Notes
  • Index
  • Part I. Defining and Detecting Deception
  • 1. Dealing with Deception in Biology
  • 2. Paltering
  • 3. Thoughts, Feelings, and Deception
  • 4. Why Most People Parse Palters, Fibs, Lies, Whoppers, and Other Deceptions Poorly
  • Part II. Deception and Technology
  • 5. Digital Doctoring: Can We Trust Photographs?