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Sociology and the Real World

Stephen Lyng, David D. Franks - Social Science - 2002 - 234 pages
Stephen Lyng and David Franks posit that contemporary sociology has lost its connection to human realities and address 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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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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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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Gendered Risks

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