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Sociology and the Real World

Stephen Lyng, David D. Franks - Social Science - 2002 - 234 pages
In this new book, Lyng and Franks argue that contemporary sociology has lost its connection to human realities. Addressing the conceptual underpinnings of sociological practice ...
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Holistic Health and Biomedical Medicine: A Countersystem Analysis

Stephen Lyng - Political Science - 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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Social Theories of Risk and Uncertainty: An Introduction

Jens O. Zinn - Social Science - 2009 - 264 pages
Written by leading experts in the field, Social Theories of Risk and Uncertainty is an introduction to mainstream theorizing on risk and uncertainty in sociology. Provides 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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