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  • traditions in social
  • In this new and brilliantly organized book of essays, Anthony Giddens discusses three main theoretical traditions in social science that cut across the division between Marxist and non-Marxist sociology: interpretive sociology, functionalism, and structuralism. (ucpress.edu)
  • By presenting phenomenological contributions in a scholarly yet accessible way, this volume introduces an interesting and important perspective into contemporary debate insofar as it bridges the gap between the analytical and the continental traditions in social philosophy. (barnesandnoble.com)
  • principles
  • Everyone should read this book for its message of critical reflection on past and present practices, and the need for a future agenda that is informed by social justice principles. (dukeupress.edu)
  • With engaging and accessible contributions from leading scholars in communication, management, and social, clinical, and educational psychology, the editors conclude with an insightful synthesis of the chapters, extracting how-to principles of feedback that apply across environments and circumstances. (peterlang.com)
  • An introduction to fundamental physics principles, the scientific process, and the mathematical language of science, used to analyze topics drawn from superheroes, science fiction works, and current science news to distinguish science fiction and science fact. (uci.edu)
  • scholarship
  • Some of the most valuable social movement scholarship critically evaluates the success of movement strategies, looking at intended and unintended consequences, the formation of new political ideas, alliances, and norms, and internal understandings of efficacy. (dukeupress.edu)
  • book
  • A very important book for all of social science. (ucpress.edu)
  • The book describes methods as varied as observing individuals, measuring social networks, and compiling data from death certificates. (cambridge.org)
  • Decades ago, Paul Ehrlich's famous book, The Population Bomb , offered an apocalyptic vision of an overpopulated planet subsumed by social upheaval, starvation, and mass death. (foreignpolicy.com)
  • I am reminded of Tocqueville's observation, in his 1840 book Democracy in America, about the intensely local focus of social and political life. (acton.org)
  • Health
  • A recent report in The Chronicle of Philanthropy spoke of a California budget crisis where "charities there are braced for steep cuts to social services and health care. (acton.org)
  • Structure
  • The phrase "industrial society" has come to encompass a whole way of economic organization in which the social structure, from industrial management to the fine arts, utilizes the economies of standardization and specialization in basic human activities to produce, paradoxically, an ever more varied set of final products. (encyclopedia.com)
  • 4 Inequality, violence, and the degradation of the natural environment certainly required, in their view, a radical response-but these were problems primarily of human consciousness, not material structure. (gutenberg-e.org)
  • praise
  • Questioning why the United States locks up so many of its youths, why its prisons swell with disease and atrocities while fundamental social problems persist in its streets, has earned Webb lavish praise as a politician unafraid to be smeared as soft on crime. (drugs-forum.com)
  • process
  • What process do mothers of twins use to overcome this problem? (bmj.com)
  • He recalled how he and his peers had had to improvise the LSD subculture of the mid-1960s while trying to make sense of the overwhelming LSD experience: we, today, might liken the process of creating social rules for using acid to traversing the metaphorical "new speedway" of a Grateful Dead song, which described a highway that lacked markings of any kind, and rules of the road as well. (gutenberg-e.org)
  • long
  • We've needed a new way of thinking about the drug problem for a long time. (ucpress.edu)
  • I'm talking about the software or web developer who solves problems all day long, or the accountant who can look at figures in a way that helps businesses maximise the efficiency of their revenue. (siliconrepublic.com)
  • forces
  • Medical sociology has traditionally been one of the largest and most vibrant subfields of sociology, and its resonance for understanding social forces persists. (emeraldinsight.com)
  • deal
  • It reaches behind rhetoric and starts making sense about how we can go about saving ourselves from two addictions: the terrible affliction of drugs and the easy talk that makes the rest of us feel good but does not deal with the problem. (ucpress.edu)
  • People
  • Aware of the magnitude and the urgency of the issue, we, the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States, speaking for the entire U.S. Bahá'í community, appeal to all people of goodwill to arise without further delay to resolve the fundamental social problem of this country. (ibiblio.org)
  • 5 Social Work Intervention with Older People. (wiley.com)
  • These classifications are imperfect, but people with schizophrenia experience "some degree of impairment in social or other cognitive functioning," Dr. Sullivan says. (health.com)
  • contemporary
  • It presents the fertile, groundbreaking, and unique aspects of phenomenological theorizing against the background of contemporary debate about social ontology and collective intentionality. (barnesandnoble.com)
  • support
  • The result shows that among migration characteristics, social support was significantly associated with all three dimensions of the work ability index. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The growing dependence of many charities on government support has been accelerated by the federal government's funding, over several recent administrations, of charitable organizations for managing various social service programs. (acton.org)
  • General
  • During his lifetime Muhammad, as the supreme judge of the community, resolved legal problems as they arose by interpreting and expanding the general provisions of the Qurʾān, and the same ad hoc activity was carried on after his death by the caliphs (temporal and spiritual rulers) of Medina. (britannica.com)
  • However
  • However, these ten-minute dyads made up only a part of the two social modules: affect and perspective. (mpg.de)
  • focus
  • One focus of the presentation will be to identify and compare the fundamental differences between spine motion in the cervical(neck), thoracic and lumbar regions of the spine. (ubc.ca)
  • community
  • Professor of Social and Community Development, Southampton University and Director, Centre for International Social and Community Development. (wiley.com)