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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 28.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 25.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
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...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 17.99
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 30.99
On April 16, 2007, a Virginia Tech student killed 32 of his classmates and professors and then turned the gun on himself. The media focused their power and our attention on the campus, the students and faculty of Virginia Tech, and the gunman and his victims. But we have yet to understand fully what happened in Blacksburg. There is a Gunman on Campus... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 33.99
As the age of globalization and New Media unite disparate groups of people in new ways, the continual transformation and interconnections between ethnicity, class, and gender become increasingly complex. This reader, comprised of a diverse array of sources ranging from the New York Times to the journals of leading research universities, explores these... more...