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- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95
'Charles Lemert is one of the most thoughtful and interesting of sociology's postmodernists. He recurrently finds new angles of vision and is especially helpful for overcoming the pernicious opposition of 'micro' and 'macro' perspectives.' -Craig Calhoun, New York University (on the first edition) Highly readable, the second edition of Postmodernism... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 29.95
The Structural Lie tackles one of social science's most mysterious problems. How is it possible to derive statements about the grand structures of social life from their effects in the small movements of everyday life? Prominent sociologist Charles Lemert shows how Marx and Freud provide some answers to this question. Marx derived from the commodity... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 36.95
In the eloquent style for which he has become famous, Charles Lemert writes of social theory as no one else. Thinking the Unthinkable is offered as text for instruction, yet it defies the prevailing assumption that social theory is a method for clarifying the facts of social life. Lemert shows how social theory began late in the 19th century as a struggle... 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...
- 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...
- 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$ 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...