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Books Books 1 - 5 of about 5 related to Edgework: The Sociology of Risk-taking.   

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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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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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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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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