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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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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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Existentialist Criminology

Don Crewe, Ronnie Lippens - Law - 2008 - 320 pages
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Varieties of criminology: readings from a dynamic discipline

Gregg Barak - Social Science - 1994 - 304 pages
Whether criminologists position themselves in the "left" or "right" of the field, the reality common to their work involves a reconsideration of virtually all of our past ...
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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 ...
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Gendered Risks

Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Pat O'Malley - Law - 2007 - 272 pages
Edited and contributed to by a collection of eminent international scholars in the field, this is the first book to explore the gendered aspects of risk. It analyzes what is ...
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Self, Social Structure, and Beliefs: Explorations in Sociology

Jeffrey C. Alexander, Gary T. Marx, Christine L. Williams - History - 2004 - 286 pages
Annotation This is an exploration of the creative work done by leading sociologists who were inspired by the scholarship of Neil Smelser.
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Crime and Risk

Pat O'Malley - Social Science - 2010 - 120 pages
Over recent years, the governance of crime - from policing and crime prevention to sentencing and prison organization - has moved away from a focus on reforming offenders ...
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