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Product Description: Thomas Piketty's blockbuster 2014 book, Capital in the 21st Century, may prove to be a game-changer, one of those rare books such as Friedan's The Feminine Mystique, which helped spark a new feminist movement. The world-wide flood of commentary suggests Piketty's book has already opened a new conversation not only about inequality, but about class, capitalism and social justice...read more
By Chuck Collins (contributor), Charles Derber, Josh Hoxie (contributor), Yale Magrass (contributor) and Juliet B. Schor (contributor)

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9781612058313 | Paradigm Pub, February 27, 2015, cover price $160.95 | About this edition: Thomas Piketty's blockbuster 2014 book, Capital in the 21st Century, may prove to be a game-changer, one of those rare books such as Friedan's The Feminine Mystique, which helped spark a new feminist movement.

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9781612058320 | Paradigm Pub, February 27, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Thomas Piketty's blockbuster 2014 book, Capital in the 21st Century, may prove to be a game-changer, one of those rare books such as Friedan's The Feminine Mystique, which helped spark a new feminist movement.

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Product Description: Before there was economics, there was political economy, an interdisciplinary adventure boldly and critically seeking to understand capitalism. Over time, the social sciences evolved into specific disciplines - economics, sociology, political science - that less often questioned capitalist perspectives and the state...read more

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9781612055695 | Paradigm Pub, January 30, 2014, cover price $194.95 | About this edition: Before there was economics, there was political economy, an interdisciplinary adventure boldly and critically seeking to understand capitalism.

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Product Description: Charles Derber introduces and vividly explains the idea of a sociopathic society and why the idea has become necessary to understand today s world.Sociopathic society is rooted in governments and economies, not psychiatry. The book offers a new sociology of societies organized around antisocial values, which ultimately lead to societal and planetary self-destruction...read more

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9781612054377 | Paradigm Pub, September 30, 2013, cover price $203.95 | About this edition: Charles Derber introduces and vividly explains the idea of a sociopathic society and why the idea has become necessary to understand today s world.

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9781612054384 | Paradigm Pub, September 30, 2013, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Charles Derber introduces and vividly explains the idea of a sociopathic society and why the idea has become necessary to understand today s world.

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Product Description: The Surplus American considers a future where increasing numbers of Americans will be rendered jobless and redundant. Exploring the ongoing crisis of 'surplus people' today, authors Charles Derber and Yale Magrass show that the jobless are merely the tip of the iceberg...read more

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9781612052496 | Paradigm Pub, August 31, 2012, cover price $165.95 | About this edition: The Surplus American considers a future where increasing numbers of Americans will be rendered jobless and redundant.

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9781612052502 | Paradigm Pub, August 31, 2012, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: Renowned American sociologist Charles Derber imagines a surprise encounter with Karl Marx's ghost in London's Highgate cemetery, leading to a night-long conversation about the problems plaguing the world. The economic crisis, climate change, war, the future of capitalism and the 'Arab Spring' are all discussed...read more

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9781612050652 | Paradigm Pub, October 30, 2011, cover price $150.95 | About this edition: Renowned American sociologist Charles Derber imagines a surprise encounter with Karl Marx's ghost in London's Highgate cemetery, leading to a night-long conversation about the problems plaguing the world.

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9781612050669 | Paradigm Pub, October 30, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Renowned American sociologist Charles Derber imagines a surprise encounter with Karl Marx's ghost in London's Highgate cemetery, leading to a night-long conversation about the problems plaguing the world.

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Product Description: This book shows how we can solve the climate change crisis, which is the greatest threat humanity has faced. Charles Derber, a prominent sociologist and political economist, shows that global warming is a symptom of deep pathologies in global capitalism...read more

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9781594518119 | Paradigm Pub, February 28, 2010, cover price $203.95 | About this edition: This book shows how we can solve the climate change crisis, which is the greatest threat humanity has faced.

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9781594518126 | Paradigm Pub, February 28, 2010, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: This book shows how we can solve the climate change crisis, which is the greatest threat humanity has faced.

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Product Description: Building beyond Lakoff's election-year best-seller, Don't Think of an Elephant, this new book shows how the values of American voters are dramatically shifting. With the arrival of the 2008 election year, a rising "feminized majority"-made up of both women and men-is emerging as the pivotal force in American politics...read more

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9781594515675 | Paradigm Pub, April 30, 2008, cover price $203.95 | About this edition: Building beyond Lakoff's election-year best-seller, Don't Think of an Elephant, this new book shows how the values of American voters are dramatically shifting.

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9781594515682 | Paradigm Pub, April 30, 2008, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Building beyond Lakoff's election-year best-seller, Don't Think of an Elephant, this new book shows how the values of American voters are dramatically shifting.

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Product Description: Head out on an intense tour of the out-of-control individualism spreading across the United States as Wilding of America updates you with the most current coverage of wilding by universities, athletes, and the entertainment industry, global sweat shops, the Obama administration, the Occupy movement and much more...read more

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9781464105432 | 6 edition (Worth Pub, June 6, 2014), cover price $40.50 | About this edition: Head out on an intense tour of the out-of-control individualism spreading across the United States as Wilding of America updates you with the most current coverage of wilding by universities, athletes, and the entertainment industry, global sweat shops, the Obama administration, the Occupy movement and much more.
9780716782575 | 4th edition (Worth Pub, May 17, 2006), cover price $26.60 | About this edition: The American Dream champions individualism.

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A professor of sociology at Boston College reveals the importance of big money in American politics and offers some suggestions for how to change the political environment in the U.S. by overturning the corporate influence on the Democratic Party. Original.

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9781576753453 | Berrett-Koehler Pub, September 9, 2005, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A professor of sociology at Boston College reveals the importance of big money in American politics and offers some suggestions for how to change the political environment in the U.

Arguing that corporate control of America must be overthrown in a 'regime change,' the author outlines new strategies for challenging corporate power, with the main goal being to unseat President Bush from office.

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9781576752920 | Berrett-Koehler Pub, June 1, 2004, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Arguing that corporate control of America must be overthrown in a 'regime change,' the author outlines new strategies for challenging corporate power, with the main goal being to unseat President Bush from office.

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Citing challenges that have arisen in recent years, a call for a revision of policies related to globalization argues for its potential as an agent of democracy and international harmony, citing a need for a grass roots-level, democratic approach to such problems as terrorism and economic insecurity. Reprint. 10,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780312306700 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, November 1, 2003), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Citing challenges that have arisen in recent years, a call for a revision of policies related to globalization argues for its potential as an agent of democracy and international harmony, citing a need for a grass roots-level, democratic approach to such problems as terrorism and economic insecurity.

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Uses the 'wilding' of teen-age gangs as a metaphor to link together street killings, Wall Street 'killings,' corporate greed, and the Conservative revolution in American society.

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9780716709565 | 3 edition (Worth Pub, October 30, 2003), cover price $28.30 | About this edition: Uses the 'wilding' of teen-age gangs as a metaphor to link together street killings, Wall Street 'killings,' corporate greed, and the Conservative revolution in American society.

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Examines how the globalization debate will be radically changed by recent conflicts and economic turbulence, challenging readers to reconsider the rules of globalization in order to enable its potential as an agent of democracy. 15,000 first printing.

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9780312306694 | 1 edition (St Martins Pr, December 1, 2002), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Examines how the globalization debate will be radically changed by recent conflicts and economic turbulence, challenging readers to reconsider the rules of globalization in order to enable its potential as an agent of democracy.

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Product Description: In this fascinating, yet unnerving follow-up to The Wilding of America, Charles Derber chronicles recent violent and individualistic trends that seem to be eroding the moral landscape of American society. From the alarming amount of school shootings to corporate greed, Derber argues that our behavior is breeding an antisocial mentality and dangerous economic and social violence...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780716753216 | 2 edition (Worth Pub, August 1, 2001), cover price $24.85 | About this edition: In this fascinating, yet unnerving follow-up to The Wilding of America, Charles Derber chronicles recent violent and individualistic trends that seem to be eroding the moral landscape of American society.

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Product Description: As the saying goes, "Enough about me, let's talk about you: what do you think of me?" Hence the pursuit of attention is alive and well. Even the OED reveals a modern coinage to reflect the chase in our technological age: "ego-surfing"--searching the internet for occurrences of your own name...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780195135503 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, June 15, 2000), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: As the saying goes, "Enough about me, let's talk about you: what do you think of me?

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9780195135497 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, June 15, 2000), cover price $19.99

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Product Description: Foreword by Ralph Nader. In Corporation Nation Derber addresses the unchecked power of today's corporations to shape the way we work, earn, buy, sell, and think―the very way we live. Huge, far-reaching mergers are now commonplace, downsizing is rampant, and our lines of communication, news and entertainment media, jobs, and savings are increasingly controlled by a handful of global―and unaccountable―conglomerates...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780312192884 | St Martins Pr, November 1, 1998, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Describing the dramatic, frequently destructive impact of large corporations on American life today, a leading social critic and author of The Wilding of America argues that the corporate system must change to become accountable to the people while remaining profitable.

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9780312254612 | Griffin, April 1, 2000, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: Foreword by Ralph Nader.

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Uses the 'wilding' of teen-age gangs as a metaphor to link together street killings, Wall Street 'killings,' corporate greed, and the Conservative revolution in American society

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9780312140694, titled "The Wilding of America: How Greed and Violence Are Eroding Our Nation's Character" | St Martins Pr, January 1, 1996, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Uses the 'wilding' of teen-age gangs as a metaphor to link together street killings, Wall Street 'killings,' corporate greed, and the Conservative revolution in American society

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9780312132903, titled "The Wilding of America: How Greed and Violence Are Eroding Our Nation's Character" | Worth Pub, January 1, 1996, cover price $15.95 | also contains Manual of Pediatric Nephrology | About this edition: Uses the 'wilding' of teen-age gangs as a metaphor to link together street killings, Wall Street 'killings,' corporate greed, and the Conservative revolution in American society

Product Description: The collapse of Soviet-style communism has provoked an identity crisis among socialists and leftists giving rise to separate identity politics among feminists, gays and other social movements. This study explores this crisis and offers suggestions for a new vision and direction for the left...read more

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9780870239533 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, July 1, 1995, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The collapse of Soviet-style communism has provoked an identity crisis among socialists and leftists giving rise to separate identity politics among feminists, gays and other social movements.

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9780870239540 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, June 1, 1995, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The collapse of Soviet-style communism has provoked an identity crisis among socialists and leftists giving rise to separate identity politics among feminists, gays and other social movements.

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Product Description: This study challenges current assumptions of the post-Cold War period that previous dangers concerning the arms race and nuclear war will fade into obscurity. It contends that today's nuclear problems are based upon interventions by the USA and its allies in such areas as the Lebanon and Angola...read more

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9780520082830 | Univ of California Pr, June 1, 1993, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: This study challenges current assumptions of the post-Cold War period that previous dangers concerning the arms race and nuclear war will fade into obscurity.

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Product Description: Book by Derber, Charles

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9780571129171 | Faber & Faber, March 1, 1992, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Broadly defining wilding as a pursuit of self-interest at other's expense, this critique of American culture and society in the 1980s and 1990s draws links between wilding in politics, Wall Street, and the family, and wilding in the streets

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9780571198054 | Reprint edition (Faber & Faber, February 1, 1993), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Book by Derber, Charles

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Product Description: Lawyer, doctor, scientist--these are the jobs Americans commonly cite when asked to list the most prestigious occupations. The word "professional" today implies expertise, authority, and excellence. To do a job professionally is to do it well...read more

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9780195037784 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, June 21, 1990, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Lawyer, doctor, scientist--these are the jobs Americans commonly cite when asked to list the most prestigious occupations.

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Challenges the assumption that a reduction of arms can affect the threat of nuclear war

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9780520061347 | Univ of California Pr, December 1, 1989, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Challenges the assumption that a reduction of arms can affect the threat of nuclear war

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Examines the dynamics of everyday face-to-face behavior and discusses the techniques used by individuals to turn the topic of conversations to themselves

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9780195033687 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, September 8, 1983), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Examines the dynamics of everyday face-to-face behavior and discusses the techniques used by individuals to turn the topic of conversations to themselves
9780870738852 | Transaction Pub, June 1, 1979, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: Illustrating "conversational narcissism" with sample dialogues, Derber analyzes the exchange and distribution of attention in conversations, and demonstrates the ultimate importance of gender, class, and racial differences in competing for attention.

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