The Social Issues Shelf: Liars & Outliers

  • The Bookwatch
  • April 2012

Liars & Outliers: Enabling the Trust That Society Needs to Thrive provides a powerful survey on trust, cooperation, and the evolution of a social system. It considers how traditional trust mechanisms have worked in the past, and how new technology is challenging these traditional functions that create or question trust. Liars & Outliers considers cooperation and social stability, discussing new social cues involved in creating trust and considering how security has come to substitute methods for trust. Any social issues collection as well as libraries strong in business and internet endeavors will find this a powerful pick.

Categories: Liars and Outliers, Text

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.