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Social Things: An Introduction to the Sociological Life

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Publisher Comments:

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. Book jacket.

About the Author

\Charles Lemert is Andrus Professor of Sociology at Wesleyan University in Connecticut, and is the author of many widely read books, including, most recently, Survivor Stories with Anthony Elliott; Dark Thoughts: Race and the Eclipse of Society; and Postmodernism Is Not What You Think: How Globalization Threatens Modernity.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781122980586
Subtitle:
An Introduction to the Sociological Life
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Author:
Lemert, Charles C.
Subject:
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Subject:
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Publication Date:
20080530
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
231

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