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  • Uncertain Worldsby Immanuel Wallerstein; Carlos Aguirre Rojas; Charles C. Lemert

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 33.95

    Uncertain Worlds is the definitive presentation of the evolution of world-systems analysis from the point of view of its founder, Immanuel Wallerstein. Few theorists have offered a more systematic theory of what has become known as 'globalisation' than Wallerstein. The book includes a one-of-kind interview with Wallerstein by Carlos Rojas, a conversation... more...

  • Social Solutions to Povertyby Scott Myers-Lipton; Charles C. Lemert

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 43.95

    The voices of famous and lesser known figures in America's quest to reduce poverty are collected for the first time in this comprehensive historical anthology. The book traces the most important ideas and contributions of citizens, activists, labour leaders, scholars, politicians, and governmental agencies to ensure American citizens the basics of... more...

  • Going Down for Airby Derek Sayer; Charles C. Lemert

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 56.95

    What is hidden in the taste of a madeleine - or in snatches of Bob Dylan songs, operatic arias, and the remembered sting of a rattan cane? An exploration of memory, Going Down for Air artfully combines two very different yet connected texts. A Memoir is richly evocative not only of times past, but also of a very English, imperial, queerly masculine... more...

  • Social Thingsby Charles Lemert

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 31.99

    Social Things introduces the sociological imagination through lively, memorable stories and interpretations. This fifth edition celebrates the book's fifteenth anniversary with important updates, an entirely new chapter that addresses the environmental challenges in our global world and many additions that bring the history of sociology up-to-date.... more...

  • Dark Thoughtsby Charles Lemert

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    In Dark Thoughts , eminent sociologist Charles Lemert dares to say, and explain, what everyone already knows - that the modern world was built on the need of white people to pretend they are not as dark as the next person. Delving poignantly into the history and literature of domination, Lemert retells key moments of the twentieth-century by profiling... more...

  • The New Individualismby Anthony Elliott; Prof Charles Lemert; Charles Lemert

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 41.95

    Corporate networking, compulsive consumerism, plastic surgery, therapeutic tribulations, instant identity makeovers and reality TV: welcome to life in our increasingly individualized world. In this dazzling book, Anthony Elliott and Charles Lemert explore the culture of the ?new individualism? generated by global capitalism and develop a major new... more...

  • The New Individualismby Anthony Elliott; Prof Charles Lemert

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 51.95

    This is a new and revised edition of a book which has had a major impact upon the social sciences and public political debate. Anthony Elliott and Charles Lemert's THE NEW INDIVIDUALISM inspired readers with the dramatic suggestion that 'the reinvention craze' - from self-help and therapy culture to management restructurings and corporate downsizings... more...

  • The New Psychoanalysisby Phyllis W. Meadow; Charles Lemert

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 28.99

    The New Psychoanalysis explores and explains important developments in psychoanalytic thought and practice since Freud's death in 1939. Drawing on the experience of her many years of clinical work with patients, as well research and teaching in the training institutes she directs, Phyllis W. Meadow offers convincing testimony to the power of the... more...

  • Introduction to Contemporary Social Theoryby Anthony Elliott; Charles Lemert

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    In this comprehensive, stylish and accessible introduction to contemporary social theory, Anthony Elliott and Charles Lemert examine the major theoretical traditions from the Frankfurt School to globalization and beyond. When first published, the book?s wide range set new standards for introductory textbooks ? social theorists discussed include Theodor... more...

  • Tally's Cornerby Charles Lemert; Elliot Liebow; William Julius Wilson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 19.99

    The first edition of Tally's Corner, a sociological classic, was the first compelling response to the culture of poverty thesis?that the poor are different and, according to conservatives, morally inferior?and alternative explanations that many African Americans are caught in a tangle of pathology owing to the absence of black men in families. more...