Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to Edgework: The Sociology of Risk-taking.    

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 ...
Limited preview - About this book

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 ...
Limited preview - About this book

Risk: Second Edition: 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 ...
Limited preview - About this book

Sociology After Postmodernism

David Owen - Postmodernism - 1997 - 240 pages
Postmodernism is frequently described as dealing a death-blow to sociology. This book, however, argues that it is a mistake to conceive postmodernism in terms of a fatal attack ...
Limited preview - About this book

Society and Culture: Scarcity and Solidarity

Bryan S Turner, Chris Rojek - Social Science - 2001 - 249 pages
Society and Culture reclaims the classical heritage, provides a clear-eyed assessment of the promise of sociology in the 21st century and asks whether the `cultural turn' has ...
Limited preview - About this book

Introducing Social Theory

Pip Jones, Liz Bradbury, Shaun LeBoutillier - Social Science - 2011 - 269 pages
This revised edition of Pip Jones's extremely popular introduction to social theory, now benefiting from the collaboration of Shaun Le Boutillier and Liz Bradbury, has been ...
Limited preview - About this book

Concepts of the Self

Anthony Elliott - Social Science - 2001 - 171 pages
No preview available - About this book

Identifying Consumption: Subjects and Objects in Consumer Society

Robert G. Dunn - Business & Economics - 2008 - 248 pages
Identifying Consumption illustrates how an individual’s buying habits are shaped by the dynamics of the consumer marketplace—and thus how consumption and identity inform each ...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search