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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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Talcott Parsons on Economy and Society (RLE Social Theory)

Bryan S. Turner, Robert J. Holton - Social Science - 2014 - 286 pages
'In this remarkable collection of essays, Holton and Turner demonstrate that Parsonian sociology addresses the most central problems of our time – issues of sickness and health ...
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Core Sociological Dichotomies

Chris Jenks - Social Science - 1998 - 433 pages
In this sociology text the contributors provide an introduction to the subject without over-simplifying or `writing-down' to their audience. The book aims to furnish ...
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Citizenship and Social Theory

Bryan S. Turner - Citizenship - 1993 - 208 pages
Going beyond both traditional liberal theories of democracy and Marxist theories of civil society, leading international scholars rethink the relations between the individual ...
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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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A Beginner's Guide to Social Theory

Shaun Best - Social Science - 2003 - 280 pages
Best offers a comprehensive overview of social theory from classical sociology to the present day. The reader is guided through the work of Durkheim, Marx and Weber and ...
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The Sociology of Health and Healing: A Textbook

Professor Margaret Stacey, Margaret Stacey - Social Science - 2003 - 320 pages
"...It is well-written and well-referenced...this is an important, innovative, enjoyable textbook which can be highly recommended for use in undergraduate and postgraduate ...
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Understanding Modern Sociology

Wes Sharrock, John A Hughes, Peter J. Martin - Social Science - 2003 - 220 pages
The authors of the bestselling 'Understanding classical sociology' present the companion volume dealing with the modern period of social theory.
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Power, Ideology, and Control

John C. Oliga - Business & Economics - 1996 - 321 pages
An exploration of critical theories underlying the concepts of power, ideology, and control seeking to underscore the pathological aspects of contemporary social order. Oliga ...
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