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Feminism and Materialism (RLE Feminist Theory): Women and Modes of Production

Annette Kuhn, AnnMarie Wolpe - Social Science - 2013 - 344 pages
These original essays are planned to provide a coherent basis for an understanding of women’s social and historical situation. This achieved by outlining the foundation of a ...
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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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Essential Concepts in Sociology

Anthony Giddens, Philip W. Sutton - Social Science - 2014 - 229 pages
Social life is in a constant process of change, and sociology cannot afford to stand still. Sociology today is theoretically diverse, covers a huge range of subjects and draws ...
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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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Orientalism, Postmodernism and Globalism

Professor Bryan S Turner, Bryan S. Turner - Social Science - 2002 - 240 pages
It is often thought that the development of capitalism and the modernization of culture have brought about a profound decline of religious belief and commitment. The history of ...
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Inequality And Old Age

John A Vincent - Social Science - 2003 - 224 pages
An analysis of ageing in relation to identity formation, inequality and stratification. The book outlines a theory of social inequality which encompasses those inequalities ...
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Mildred Blaxter - Social Science - 2010 - 183 pages
A comprehensive and highly readable introduction to the key debates surrounding the concept of health today. It discusses how health is defined, constructed, experienced and ...
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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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Society and Health

Benjamin C. Amick - Medical - 1995 - 374 pages
How do some families create more healthful environments for their children? How do we explain the health status differences between men and women, blacks and whites, and ...
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Peter Aggleton - Social Science - 1990 - 159 pages
Written in a clear, accessible style, Health introduces students to the valuable contribution sociologists have made to understanding health, illness and disease. In so doing ...
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