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Self-care: Embodiment, Personal Autonomy and the Shaping of Health Consciousness

Christopher Ziguras - Social Science - 2004 - 208 pages
This book examines the widespread cultural and political consequences of the proliferation of popular health advice. It provides a key theoretical contribution to the ...
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Class and Stratification

Rosemary Crompton - Social Science - 2008 - 192 pages
Inequality in its many forms is becoming an ever greater problem in modern society. The revised edition of this popular book explains why it is so important to understand class ...
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Modern Sociological Theory

Professor Malcolm Waters - 1993 - 384 pages
This innovative textbook presents an up-to-date synthesis of the central debates in contemporary social thought. It offers a different framework for the study of social theory ...
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The Body and Social Theory

Chris Shilling - Social Science - 2003 - 238 pages
Praise for the First Edition: `Essential to any collection of work on the body, health and illness, or social theory' - Choice `Sophisticated … and acutely perceptive of the ...
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Max Weber on Economy and Society (Routledge Revivals)

Robert Holton, Bryan S. Turner - Social Science - 2010 - 224 pages
First published in 1989, this re-issue concerns itself with the relevance of Max Weber's sociology for the understanding of modern times. The book outlines key tenets of Weber ...
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A Sociology of Health

David Wainwright - Medical - 2008 - 216 pages
`A Sociology of Health charts a way forward for a medical sociology that can make a positive contribution to medical practice and health policy' - Dr Michael Fitzpatrick, East ...
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