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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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Late Modernity and Social Change: Reconstructing Social and Personal Life

Brian Heaphy - Social Science - 2007 - 200 pages
Sometimes social theory can seem dry and intimidating – as if it is something completely apart from everyday life. But in this incisive new text, Brian Heaphy show exactly how ...
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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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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 ...
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New Perspectives on Sport and 'deviance': Consumption, Performativity and ...

Tony Blackshaw, Tim Crabbe - Sports & Recreation - 2004 - 211 pages
New Perspectives on Sport and 'Deviance' awakens the sociology of sport to the possibilities of re-imagining 'deviance' and in so doing offers a compelling defence of its title ...
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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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Contemporary Social Theory

Delaney Tim - 2008 - 408 pages
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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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