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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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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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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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Essential Criminology Reader

Stuart Henry, Mark M. Lanier - Social Science - 2009 - 401 pages
Initially designed to accompany Mark Lanier and Stuart Henry’s best-selling Essential Criminology textbook, this new reader is an up-to-date companion text perfect for all ...
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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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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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Living Off Crime

Kenneth D. Tunnell - Social Science - 2006 - 125 pages
This book is an explication of social class and the adjudication of repetitive property offenders within the under class. It describes their class-informed subculture and near ...
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Gendered Risks

Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Pat O'Malley - Law - 2007 - 256 pages
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Resisting McDonaldization

Barry Smart - Social Science - 1999 - 261 pages
George Ritzer's McDonaldization thesis argued that contemporary life is succumbing to the standardization, flexibility and practicability of fast-food service. This book brings ...
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Crime and criminology: an introduction

Robert Douglas White, Fiona Haines - Law - 2000 - 242 pages
This book identifies basic approaches within criminology, including classical, biological and psychological positivist, labeling, Marxist, feminist, republican, left realist ...
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