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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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Controversies in Critical Criminology

Martin Schwartz, Suzanne E. Hatty - Social Science - 2014 - 226 pages
These original essays introduce students to the complex and influential field of critical criminology. It presents many of the theories of critical criminology — Marxist ...
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Philosophy, Crime, and Criminology

Bruce A. Arrigo, Christopher R. Williams - Social Science - 2010 - 304 pages
Philosophy, Crime, and Criminology represents the first systematic attempt to unpack the philosophical foundations of crime in Western culture. Utilizing the insights of ...
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Romancing the Wild: Cultural Dimensions of Ecotourism

Robert Fletcher - Nature - 2014 - 264 pages
The worldwide development of ecotourism—including adventures such as mountain climbing and whitewater rafting, as well as more pedestrian pursuits such as birdwatching—has ...
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Explaining Crime: A Primer in Criminological Theory

Hugh D. Barlow, David Kauzlarich - Social Science - 2009 - 192 pages
This book provides a concise but comprehensive review of the full range of classic and contemporary theories of crime. With separate chapters on the nature and use of ...
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The Essential Criminology Reader

Stuart Henry, Mark M. Lanier - Social Science - 2009 - 999 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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Ethnography At The Edge: Crime, Deviance, and Field Research

Jeff Ferrell, Mark S. Hamm - Law - 2016 - 336 pages
The candid, first-person accounts of their experiences, especially in illegal, immoral, and dangerous situations, reveal the horrors, perils, and joys of ethnographic research ...
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Reluctant Modernity: The Institution of Art and Its Historical Forms

Aleš Debeljak - Art - 1998 - 211 pages
In this book, Ales Debeljak offers a refreshing alternative to postmodernists such as Baudrillard, who declare the death of art conceived as yet another source of rootless ...
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Cultural Criminology: An Invitation

Jeff Ferrell, Keith Hayward, Jock Young - Social Science - 2008 - 248 pages
Winner of the ASC Distinguished Book Award for International Research! 'Beautifully written and superbly conceived, with illustrations and examples that combine theory and ...
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