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Holistic Health and Biomedical Medicine: A Countersystem Analysis

Stephen Lyng - Medical - 1990 - 268 pages
Holistic Health and Biomedical Medicine outlines a new framework for social science research. Illustrated in an analysis of the American health care system, Lyng presents an ...
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Controversies in Critical Criminology

Martin D. Schwartz, Suzanne E. Hatty - Social Science - 2010 - 215 pages
These original essays introduce students to the complex and influential field of critical criminology. It presents many of the theories of critical criminology - Marxist ...
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Risk and Everyday Life

John Tulloch, Deborah Lupton - Social Science - 2003 - 152 pages
Risk and Everyday Life examines how people respond to, experience and think about risk as part of their everyday lives. Bringing together original empirical research and ...
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Emotions and Sociology

Jack Barbalet - Psychology - 2002 - 182 pages
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Doing Critical Ethnography

Jim Thomas - Social Science - 1993 - 83 pages
In this volume, Thomas unites two traditions in social science - critical theory and qualitative research - in an attempt to apply a critical worldview to the conventional ...
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Society of Risk-Takers: Living Life on the Edge

William C. Cockerham - Social Science - 2005 - 140 pages
What causes an individual to be a risk-taker? In this timely and provocative new book, William C. Cockerham provides an up-to-date sociological examination of risk takers and ...
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Risk: Second Edition

Deborah Lupton - Social Science - 2013 - 280 pages
Risk (second edition) is a fully revised and expanded update of a highly-cited, influential and well-known book. It reviews the three major approaches to risk in social and ...
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