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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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Ethnography at the Edge: Crime, Deviance, and Field Research

Jeff Ferrell, Mark S. Hamm - Social Science - 1998 - 309 pages
Pioneering criminologists and sociologists vividly recount the personal and professional tribulations of conducting field research with deviant and criminal subcultures.
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Existentialist Criminology

Don Crewe, Ronnie Lippens - Law - 2008 - 320 pages
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21st Century Sociology: A Reference Handbook, Volume 2

Clifton D. Bryant, Dennis L. Peck - Social Science - 2006 - 1344 pages
21st Century Sociology: A Reference Handbook provides a concise forum through which the vast array of knowledge accumulated, particularly during the past three decades, can be ...
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Modernity reconstructed

JosÚ MaurÝcio Domingues - Philosophy - 2006 - 272 pages
This book is the reconstruction of a critical theory of modernity. 'Modernity Reconstructed' is divided into four parts: freedom, equality, solidarity and responsibility. The ...
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New Perspectives on Sport and 'deviance': Consumption, Performativity and ...

Tony Blackshaw, Tim Crabbe - Sports & Recreation - 2004 - 211 pages
New Perspectives on Sport and 'Deviance' awakens the sociology of sport to the possibilities of re-imagining 'deviance' and in so doing offers a compelling defence of its title ...
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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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