Social Things: An Introduction to the Sociological Life / Edition 3by Charles Lemert
Pub. Date: 07/14/2005
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
In the new fourth edition of Social Things, Charles Lemert continues to build on the remarkable narrative that first appeared in 1997. The author brings new material into almost every chapter-a stunning account of Hurricane Katrina to illustrate sociological incompetence, new material on maquiladora workers and low-wage immigrant farm workers, an expanded… See more details below
In the new fourth edition of Social Things, Charles Lemert continues to build on the remarkable narrative that first appeared in 1997. The author brings new material into almost every chapter-a stunning account of Hurricane Katrina to illustrate sociological incompetence, new material on maquiladora workers and low-wage immigrant farm workers, an expanded presentation of Pierre Bourdieu's thinking, discussions of America's exploitation of the natural resources of less-developed nations, as well as updated information and facts throughout the book.
About the Author:
Charles Lemert is the Andrus Professor of Sociology at Wesleyan University in Connecticut and is the author of many widely read books, including, most recently, Thinking the Unthinkable; Deadly Worlds: The Emotional Costs of Globalization; Dark Thoughts: Race and the Eclipse of Society; and Postmodernism Is Not What You Think: How Globalization Threatens Modernity
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Table of Contents
Part 1 The Sociological Life Chapter 2 Chapter 1: Imagining Social Things, Competently Chapter 3 Chapter 2: Personal Courage and Practical Sociologies Chapter 4 Chapter 3: Practicing the Discipline of Social Things Part 5 Sociology Chapter 6 Chapter 4: Sociology and the Lost Worlds of the New World Order: 1848-1920 Chapter 7 Chapter 5: Sociology Becomes the Science of Worldly Structures: 1920-1960 Chapter 8 Chapter 6: Sociology Discovers Its Complicated Vocation: After 1960 Part 9 Social Things Chapter 10 Chapter 7: The Mysterious Power of Social Structures Chapter 11 Chapter 8: The Lively Subjects of Dead Structures Chapter 12 Chapter 9: Well-Measured Lives in a World of Differences Part 13 Global Things Chapter 14 Chapter 10: Global Methods Chapter 15 Chapter 11: Global Things Queer the Social Chapter 16 Chapter 12: Living against the Conclusion
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