Undergraduate Module Descriptor
This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.
Indicative Reading List
This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.
Michael Pettit,The Science of Deception: Psychology and Commerce in America (Chicago: University of Chicago Press 2013).
James Ball, Post-truth: How Bullshit Conquered the World (London: Biteback 2017).
Harry Frankfurt On Bullshit (London: Princeton University Press 2005).
Brian Martin, The Deceptive Activist (Sparsnäs, Sweden: Irene Publishing, 2017).
Paul Ekman, Telling Lies: Clues to Deceit in the Marketplace, Politics, and Marriage (New York: Norton, 1985/2009).
F. G. Bailey, The Prevalence of Deceit (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1991).
Dan Ariely, The (Honest) Truth about Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone — Especially Ourselves (New York:HarperCollins, 2012).
J. A. Barnes, A Pack of Lies: Towards a Sociology of Lying (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994).
Dariusz Galasinski, The Language of Deception: A Discourse Analytical Study (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage,2000).
Jon Latimer, Deception in War (London: John Murray, 2001).
Steven Poole, Unspeak™ (London: Little, Brown, 2006).
David Shulman, From Hire to Liar: The Role of Deception in the Workplace (Ithaca, NY: ILR Press, 2007).
Aldert Vrij, Detecting Lies and Deceit: Pitfalls and Opportunities, 2nd edition (Chichester, West Sussex: JohnWiley & Sons, 2008).