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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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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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The Essential Criminology Reader

Stuart Henry, Mark M. Lanier - Social Science - 2005 - 400 pages
An up-to-date companion text perfect for all students of introductory criminology and criminological theory courses.
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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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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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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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Structures of Power, Movements of Resistance: An Introduction to the ...

Willem Assies, Gerrit Burgwal, Ton Salman - History - 1990 - 242 pages
An Introduction to the Theories of Urban Movements in Latin America
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Corporeality: The Body and Society

Cassandra A. Ogden, Stephen Wakeman - Electronic books - 2013 - 180 pages
Regardless of how a person spends her or his day, in a classroom, in work or outside employment, whatever our thoughts, beliefs and experiences of life, all living is embodied ...
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