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Social Things An Introduction to the Sociological Life

ISBN-10: 074251580X

ISBN-13: 9780742515802

Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Charles Lemert

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In this new, revised, and updated edition, Lemert continues the narrative that made Social Things a best seller among sociologists and a favorite among students. In an entirely new chapter, he opens the sociological imagination to new global realities--a topic much debated by sociologists today. What they and politicians call globalization is lived by people all over the world who seek and often fail to find a better life. The new chapter, called Global Methods, shows just how both practical and professional sociologies--apart from sharing so much in common--share also the necessity of rethinking the methods by which people figure out what globalization means in their lives.
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/17/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction
The Sociological Life
Imagining Social Things, Competently
Personal Courage and Practical Sociologies
Practicing the Discipline of Social Things
Sociology
Lost Worlds and Modern Sociology
Sociology and the New World Order: 1848-1920
Sociology Becomes the Science of Worldly Structures: 1920-1960
Sociology Discovers Its Complicated Vocation: After 1960
Social Things
The Mysterious Power of Social Structures
The Lively Subjects of Dead Structures
Well-Measured Lives in a World of Differences
Global Methods
Living against the Conclusion
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index
About the Author