Meine Filiale

Groupthink: A Study in Self Delusion

A Study in Self Delusion

Christopher Booker

Buch (gebundene Ausgabe, Englisch)
Buch (gebundene Ausgabe, Englisch)
Fr. 28.90
Fr. 28.90
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
zzgl. Versandkosten
Versandfertig innert 6 - 9 Werktagen,  Kostenlose Lieferung ab Fr.  30 i
Versandfertig innert 6 - 9 Werktagen
Kostenlose Lieferung ab Fr.  30 i

Weitere Formate

Taschenbuch

Fr. 21.90

Accordion öffnen

gebundene Ausgabe

Fr. 28.90

Accordion öffnen
  • Groupthink: A Study in Self Delusion

    Bloomsbury UK

    Versandfertig innert 6 - 9 Werktagen

    Fr. 28.90

    Bloomsbury UK

eBook

ab Fr. 22.90

Accordion öffnen

Hörbuch (CD)

Fr. 75.90

Accordion öffnen
  • Groupthink: A Study in Self Delusion

    CD (2020)

    wird besorgt, Lieferzeit unbekannt

    Fr. 75.90

    CD (2020)

Beschreibung

In Groupthink, his final book, the late, eminent journalist and bestselling author Christopher Booker seeks to identify the hidden key to understanding much that is disturbing about the world today. With reference to the ideas of a Yale professor who first identified the theory, and to the writings of George Orwell from whose 'newspeak' the word was adapted, Booker sheds new light on the remarkable - and worrying - effects of 'groupthink', and its influence on our society. Booker defines the three rules of groupthink: the adoption of a common view or belief not based on objective reality; the establishment of a consensus of right-minded people, an 'in group'; and the need to treat the views of anyone who questions the belief as wholly unacceptable. He shows how various interest groups, journalists and even governments in the twenty-first century have subscribed to this way of thinking, with deeply disturbing results. As Booker shows, such behaviour has led to a culture of fear, heralded by countless examples throughout history, from Revolutionary Russia to Napoleonic France and Hitler's Germany. In the present moment it has caused countless errors in judgement and the division of society into highly polarised, oppositional factions. From the behaviour of the controversial Rhodes Must Fall movement to the sacking of James Damore of Google, society's attitudes towards gender equality, the Iraq war and the 'European Dream', careers and lives have been lost as those in the 'in-group' police society with their new form of puritanism. As Booker argues, only by examining its underlying causes can we understand the sinister power of groupthink which permeates all aspects of our lives.

Christopher Booker was a founding editor of
Private Eye, to which he regularly contributed, and also wrote a longstanding column in the
Sunday Telegraph. His bestselling books published by Bloomsbury include
The Seven Basic Plots: Why We Tell Stories,
The Real Global Warming Disaster, The Great Deception,
Scared to Death,
The Mad Officials and
Castle of Lies. Booker died in July 2019.

Produktdetails

Einband gebundene Ausgabe
Seitenzahl 240
Erscheinungsdatum 19.05.2020
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-4729-5905-8
Verlag Bloomsbury USA
Maße (L/B/H) 24.4/16.2/2.7 cm
Gewicht 491 g

Kundenbewertungen

Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.
  • Artikelbild-0