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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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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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Beyond The Risk Society: Critical Reflections On Risk And Human Security

Mythen, Gabe, Walklate, Sandra - Social Science - 2006 - 254 pages
Bringing together cutting edge academics and researchers, Beyond the Risk Society provides an understanding of the relevance and impact of the concept of risk in various ...
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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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