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Social Perspectives on Pregnancy and Childbirth for Midwives, Nurses and the ...

Julie Kent - Medical - 2000 - 251 pages
This book explores contemporary issues around pregnancy and childbirth using a feminist sociological approach. Becoming pregnant and giving birth are seen here as complex ...
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Aging, Globalization, and Inequality: The New Critical Gerontology

Jan Baars - Social Science - 2006 - 291 pages
This is a major reassessment of work in the field of critical gerontolory, providing a comprehensive survey of issues by a team of contributors drawn form Europe and North America.
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Comparative Mental Health Policy: From Institutional to Community Care

Dr Simon Goodwin - 1997 - 192 pages
This book presents a comparative analysis of mental health policy in Western Europe and North America. It also considers how and why different policies have developed. Simon ...
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Limits of Economic and Social Knowledge

Stephen J. DeCanio - Business & Economics - 2013 - 268 pages
It might seem that contemporary economic theory offers a scientific account of choice among alternatives. Yet this is only superficially the case; the behavior of the agents in ...
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Nuclear Power and Social Power

Rick Eckstein - Social Science - 1997 - 191 pages
We often think of 'progress' and 'economic growth' as natural developments that benefit various members of society. This title challenges this view and instead suggests that ...
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Interpretation and Social Knowledge: On the Use of Theory in the Human Sciences

Isaac Ariail Reed - Philosophy - 2011 - 194 pages
For the past fifty years anxiety over naturalism has driven debates in social theory. One side sees social science as another kind of natural science, while the other rejects ...
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