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For over twenty years Charles Lemert has scoured the canon of social theory, pulling together long-established classics as well as engaging modern writing to create an essential collection of social theory from the nineteenth century to the present. In this heavily revised fifth edition, Lemert reevaluates the received canon and reasserts this iconic text's place in the standard curriculum. Classic, essential texts from thinkers like Marx, Durkheim, and James remain; other key writers, like Dewey and Connell, are presented in a new light; and leading figures in the discussion of twenty-first-century society, such as Elijah Anderson and Bruno Latour, are anthologized here for the first time. In addition to classic and multicultural readings, the new fifth edition introduces a discussion of global social theory as well as important new and evolving topics like mobile technologies, the virtual realm, masculinities, and bare life. For the first time, timelines are included to visually present readings against the backdrop of significant events in social and world history. With more than 100 authors, thinkers, and scholars represented, the fifth edition of Social Theory is an essential component of any course on social theory.
By Charles Lemert (editor)

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9780813350028 | 6 reprint edition (Westview Pr, August 2, 2016), cover price $68.00 | also contains Social Theory: The Multicultural, Global, and Classic Readings
9780813346687 | 5th edition (Westview Pr, March 26, 2013), cover price $63.00 | About this edition: For over twenty years Charles Lemert has scoured the canon of social theory, pulling together long-established classics as well as engaging modern writing to create an essential collection of social theory from the nineteenth century to the present.

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Product Description: This book traces the major stages in the evolution of the sociological concept of marginality, highlighting in particular the contribution made by Gino Germani. Its purpose is to analyze, starting with the sociological theory of the early 1960s, the progressive maturation of the scientific status of the concept of marginality, and to test the theoretical premise that gave rise to Germani’s theory of marginality...read more

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9781412862721 | Transaction Pub, April 7, 2016, cover price $55.95 | About this edition: This book traces the major stages in the evolution of the sociological concept of marginality, highlighting in particular the contribution made by Gino Germani.

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Product Description: From its first edition in 1979, Perspectives in Sociology has provided generations of undergraduates with a clear, reassuring introduction to the complications of sociological theory. This revised and updated edition features: a completely rewritten general introduction and conclusion; all-new introductions to each part, clarifying how each one builds on what came before; an updated set of formative questions at the end of each chapter; a comprehensive glossary of key terms...read more

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9781138793538 | 6 edition (Routledge, September 30, 2015), cover price $215.00 | About this edition: From its first edition in 1979, Perspectives in Sociology has provided generations of undergraduates with a clear, reassuring introduction to the complications of sociological theory.

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9781138793545 | 6 edition (Routledge, September 25, 2015), cover price $56.95 | About this edition: From its first edition in 1979, Perspectives in Sociology has provided generations of undergraduates with a clear, reassuring introduction to the complications of sociological theory.

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Product Description: The history of sociology overwhelmingly focuses on 'the winners' from the classical 'canon' - Marx, Durkheim, and Weber - to today's most celebrated sociologists. This book strikingly demonstrates that restricting sociology in this way impoverishes it as a form of historically reflexive knowledge and obscures the processes and struggles of sociology's own making as a form of disciplinary knowledge...read more
By Eric Royal Lybeck (editor)

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9781472442345 | Ashgate Pub Co, July 3, 2015, cover price $119.95 | About this edition: The history of sociology overwhelmingly focuses on 'the winners' from the classical 'canon' - Marx, Durkheim, and Weber - to today's most celebrated sociologists.

Trick to catch the old one. New Mermaid Series.
By Dagmar Waters (trans)

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9781137373533 | Italian edition edition (Palgrave Macmillan, April 23, 2015), cover price $100.00

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9780393900255, titled "Trick to Catch the Old One/the New Mermaid Series" | W W Norton & Co Inc, June 1, 1987, cover price $5.70 | also contains Trick to Catch the Old One/the New Mermaid Series | About this edition: Trick to catch the old one.

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Product Description: Karl Marx, Émile Durkheim, and Max Weber are indispensable for understanding the sociological enterprise. They are among the chief founders of the discipline and among the foremost theorists of modernity, and their work can stimulate readers to reflect on their own identities and worldviews...read more

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9781442243224 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, January 22, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Karl Marx, Émile Durkheim, and Max Weber are indispensable for understanding the sociological enterprise.
9780387514611, titled "Electrochemistry IV" | Springer Verlag, January 1, 1990, cover price $103.00 | also contains Electrochemistry IV

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9781442243231 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, January 22, 2015, cover price $34.00 | About this edition: Karl Marx, Émile Durkheim, and Max Weber are indispensable for understanding the sociological enterprise.

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Product Description: This book offers a comprehensive overview of the major theoretical perspectives in contemporary sociology, covering schools of thought or intellectual movements within the discipline, as well as the work of individual scholars. The author provides not only a rigorous exposition of each theory, but also an examination of the scholarly reception of the approach in question, considering both critical responses and defences in order to reach a balanced evaluation...read more

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9780754671817 | Ashgate Pub Co, November 28, 2014, cover price $144.95 | About this edition: This book offers a comprehensive overview of the major theoretical perspectives in contemporary sociology, covering schools of thought or intellectual movements within the discipline, as well as the work of individual scholars.

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Product Description: In this unprecedented collection, Donald N. Levine rejuvenates the field of social theory in the face of lagging institutional support. The work canvasses the universe of types of theory work in sociology and offers probing examples from his array of scholarly investigations...read more

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9781412855020 | Transaction Pub, July 23, 2014, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: In this unprecedented collection, Donald N.

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Product Description: Durkheim, in his very role as a 'founding father' of a new social science, sociology, has become like a figure in an old religious painting, enshrouded in myth and encrusted in layers of thick, impenetrable varnish. This book undertakes detailed, up-to-date investigations of Durkheim's work in an effort to restore its freshness and reveal it as originally created...read more

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9780857455499 | Berghahn Books, September 12, 2012, cover price $90.00

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9781782385288 | Berghahn Books, August 7, 2014, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Durkheim, in his very role as a 'founding father' of a new social science, sociology, has become like a figure in an old religious painting, enshrouded in myth and encrusted in layers of thick, impenetrable varnish.

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Product Description: Modern antisemitism and the modern discipline of sociology not only emerged in the same period, but—antagonism and hostility between the two discourses notwithstanding—also overlapped and complemented each other. Sociology emerged in a society where modernization was often perceived as destroying unity and “social cohesion...read more
By Marcel Stoetzler (editor)

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9780803248649 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, July 1, 2014, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Modern antisemitism and the modern discipline of sociology not only emerged in the same period, but—antagonism and hostility between the two discourses notwithstanding—also overlapped and complemented each other.

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9781118471920 | 2 edition (Blackwell Pub, February 3, 2014), cover price $83.95
9781405170024 | Blackwell Pub, September 14, 2009, cover price $85.95

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Product Description: This book will compare the approach and works of Norbert Elias, well known for his analysis of the civilizing process, his work on sport and violence and, more largely, his figurational approach, with other important social theories both classical and contemporary.

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9781137312105 | Palgrave Macmillan, November 19, 2013, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: This book will compare the approach and works of Norbert Elias, well known for his analysis of the civilizing process, his work on sport and violence and, more largely, his figurational approach, with other important social theories both classical and contemporary.

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Product Description: Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935) is one of the most important women contributors to classical sociology, primarily because of the originality and significance of her theoretical work. Although well known to her contemporaries in both the United States and Europe, Gilman’s legacy was not fully acknowledged by sociologists until her work was recently rediscovered under the impetus of second wave feminist scholarship...read more
By Patricia Lengermann (editor) and Gillian Niebrugge (editor)

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9780754678106 | Ashgate Pub Co, August 28, 2013, cover price $350.00 | About this edition: Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935) is one of the most important women contributors to classical sociology, primarily because of the originality and significance of her theoretical work.

Explores the gamut of social theory   Classical and Contemporary Social Theory: Investigation and Application, 1/e, is the most comprehensive, informative social theory book on the market. The title covers multiple schools of thought and applies their ideas to society today. Readers will learn the origins of social theory and understand the role of myriad social revolutions that shaped the course of societies around the world.   MySearchLab is a part of the Delaney program. Research and writing tools, including access to academic journals, help students explore social theory in even greater depth. To provide students with flexibility, students can download the eText to a tablet using the free Pearson eText app.   This title is available in a variety of formats - digital and print. Pearson offers its titles on the devices students love through Pearson's MyLab products, CourseSmart, Amazon, and more.  

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9780205960934 | Pck pap/ps edition (Prentice Hall, August 8, 2013), cover price $102.87
9780205254163 | Taylor & Francis, August 6, 2013, cover price $92.95 | About this edition: Explores the gamut of social theory   Classical and Contemporary Social Theory: Investigation and Application, 1/e, is the most comprehensive, informative social theory book on the market.

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Product Description: What can sociological theory tell us about the basic forces that shape our world? With clarity and authority, Theoretical Sociology: A Concise Introduction to Twelve Sociological Theories, by leading theorist Jonathan H. Turner, seeks to answer this question through a brief, yet in-depth examination of twelve major sociological theories...read more

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9781452203478 | Sage Pubns, July 25, 2013, cover price $64.00 | About this edition: What can sociological theory tell us about the basic forces that shape our world?

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Product Description: Written by award-winning scholar Jonathan Turner, Theoretical Sociology: 1830 to the Present covers new and emerging aspects of sociological theory and examines the significant contributions of both modern and founding theorists. Nine sections present detailed analyses of key theories and paradigms, including functionalism, evolutionary theory, conflict theory, critical theory, exchange theory, interactionist theory, and structuralism...read more

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9781452203423 | Sage Pubns, October 11, 2012, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Written by award-winning scholar Jonathan Turner, Theoretical Sociology: 1830 to the Present covers new and emerging aspects of sociological theory and examines the significant contributions of both modern and founding theorists.

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9781452203430 | Sage Pubns, October 11, 2012, cover price $94.00 | About this edition: Written by award-winning scholar Jonathan Turner, Theoretical Sociology: 1830 to the Present covers new and emerging aspects of sociological theory and examines the significant contributions of both modern and founding theorists.

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Product Description: Written by award-winning scholar, Jonathan Turner, Contemporary Sociological Theory covers the range of diversity of theory in nine theoretical traditions, and variants of theoretical approaches in these traditions. The result is a comprehensive review of present-day theorizing in sociology covering functional, evolutionary, ecological, conflict, interactionist, exchange, structuralist, cultural, and critical theories and the major proponents of these theories...read more

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9781452203447 | Sage Pubns, September 20, 2012, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Written by award-winning scholar, Jonathan Turner, Contemporary Sociological Theory covers the range of diversity of theory in nine theoretical traditions, and variants of theoretical approaches in these traditions.

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9781452203454 | Sage Pubns, September 20, 2012, cover price $111.00 | About this edition: Written by award-winning scholar, Jonathan Turner, Contemporary Sociological Theory covers the range of diversity of theory in nine theoretical traditions, and variants of theoretical approaches in these traditions.

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Product Description: Bringing together the author's major scholarly work on Weber over the last thirty years, Max Weber's Comparative-Historical Sociology Today addresses major themes in Weber's thought, whilst also examining the mode of analysis practised in his comparative-historical writings...read more

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9781409432234 | Ashgate Pub Co, August 30, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Bringing together the author's major scholarly work on Weber over the last thirty years, Max Weber's Comparative-Historical Sociology Today addresses major themes in Weber's thought, whilst also examining the mode of analysis practised in his comparative-historical writings.

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By Indermohan Virk (editor)

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9780470655672 | 3 edition (Blackwell Pub, March 6, 2012), cover price $55.95

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The best book about sociology since C. Wright Mills' The Sociological Imagination— Rhonda Levine, Colgate University

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9780847685387 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, June 1, 1997, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The best book about sociology since C.

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9781442211629 | 5th edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, August 5, 2011), cover price $33.00
9780742559356 | 4th edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, May 30, 2008), cover price $26.95
9780742535480 | 3 edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, August 30, 2005), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Once again, Lemert has revised and updated Social Things, a best seller that is admired by teachers, students, and parents for its riveting brilliance.
9780742515802 | 2nd edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, July 1, 2001), cover price $21.95
9780847685394 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, March 1, 1997, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: The best book about sociology since C.

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Modern social thought is largely the intellectual product of a number of "great minds." Revisiting the central theories of Marx, Durkheim, Weber, Simmel, Mead, Parsons, Goffman, Garfinkel, and Luhmann, this text introduces readers to a select group of thinkers who have made significant, distinctive, and controversial contributions to the development of modern social theory.Offering a careful selection of primary sources that encourage direct engagement with the writings, Poggi and Sciortino emphasize the theoretical insights and problems that remain valuable to discussions of social theory today. Each chapter introduces key ideas, whether classical or contemporary, through a discussion of each theorist's contribution to the exploration of the human actors and the consequences, potentialities, and vulnerabilities embedded in social relationships. Great Minds was originally published in Italian. This first-ever English-language edition includes a new final chapter on the work of Luhmann.

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9780804772136 | Stanford Univ Pr, July 7, 2011, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Modern social thought is largely the intellectual product of a number of "great minds.
9780201059977, titled "Analytic Geometry" | 2 edition (Addison-Wesley, March 1, 1975), cover price $57.66 | also contains Analytic Geometry

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9780804772143 | Stanford Univ Pr, July 7, 2011, cover price $21.95

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This unique hybrid of text and readings combines the major writings of sociology's core classical and contemporary theorists with an historical as well as theoretical framework for understanding them. This novel approach provides students the analytical guidance necessary to interpret the readings. No other theory text combines such "student-friendly" explanation and analysis with original theoretical works.

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9781452203621 | 3 edition (Sage Pubns, December 4, 2015), cover price $117.00
9781412992336 | 2 edition (Sage Pubns, August 8, 2011), cover price $108.00
9780761927938 | Pine Forge Pr, September 24, 2007, cover price $93.00 | About this edition: This unique hybrid of text and readings combines the major writings of sociology's core classical and contemporary theorists with an historical as well as theoretical framework for understanding them.

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Product Description: Originally published in 1992, this book, written by one of the world's leading experts on Simmel, provides a fascinating set of insights into a thinker who is fast becoming recognized as the sociologist of modernity; an indispensible resource in confronting post-modernity...read more

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9780415609012, titled "Simmel and Since: Essays on Georg Simmel's Social Theory" | Routledge, March 22, 2011, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: Originally published in 1992, this book, written by one of the world's leading experts on Simmel, provides a fascinating set of insights into a thinker who is fast becoming recognized as the sociologist of modernity; an indispensible resource in confronting post-modernity.
9780415009751, titled "Simmel and Since: Essays on Georg Simmel's Social Theory" | Routledge, March 1, 1992, cover price $85.00 | also contains The Sun | About this edition: The 1980s have witnessed a steady growth of interest in the social theory of Georg Simmel.

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9780415609036, titled "Simmel and Since: Essays on Georg Simmel's Social Theory" | Reprint edition (Routledge, June 7, 2012), cover price $53.95 | About this edition: Originally published in 1992, this book, written by one of the world's leading experts on Simmel, provides a fascinating set of insights into a thinker who is fast becoming recognized as the sociologist of modernity; an indispensible resource in confronting post-modernity.
9780415072755, titled "Simmel and Since: Essays on Georg Simmel's Social Theory" | Routledge, March 1, 1992, cover price $24.95

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Trained at UCLA and at NYU respectively, Laura Desfor Edles and Scott Appelrouth were frustrated by their inability to find a sociological theory text that could inspire enthusiasm in undergraduate students while providing them with analytical tools for understanding theory and exposing them to original writings from pivotal theorists. They developed this widely used text/reader to fill that need. This affordable text/reader hybrid introduces students to original major writings from sociology's key classical theorists as well as from a variety of other voices, and also provides a helpful theoretical and historical framework, written by the editors, with which to understand those often intimidating readings. In addition to presenting a unique format, this book is one of the only theory texts to feature photos and diagrams, making it even more student friendly. New and Retained Features The book’s praised text/reader format provides students with the interpretive and analytical guidance necessary to interpret the included original readings. The book is updated throughout, with new readings added to the Weber, Marx, and Durkheim chapters. A theoretical framework presented in Chapter 1 gives students a visual means to understand the theorists and perspectives that follow. Theoretical Orientation Diagrams and Core Concepts Diagrams, now even more visually appealing, show students how to fit the theorist under study into the broader universe of social theory. “Significant Others” boxes, including 5 new ones, provide information on theorists who may have followed and derived much of their own perspective from the major theorists featured in each chapter. The ends of chapters include even more discussion questions in this edition. Unlike other texts, each chapter includes photos of theorists and of the historical milieu from which the theories arose, along with applications to contemporary scenes. In particular, the Du Bois chapter includes a new photo of President Obama. Ancillaries Password-protected instructor resources, new to this edition, are available at www.pineforge.com/edles2einstr and include test questions and PowerPoint slides for each chapter. Intended Audience This text is intended for Classical Sociological Theory or Sociological Theory courses in sociology departments at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Praise for the First Edition “Sociological Theory in the Classical Era is an ambitious and successful attempt to revitalize the teaching of sociological theory….” —Jeffrey Alexander, Yale University “.… This book will likely be template that future texts in theory will try to emulate.” —Edward Lehman, New York University "I chose this text because it is largely dedicated to original texts and it offers relevant yet short introductions…. I also particularly like that the intros to individual texts offer context but do not directly summarize or analyze the excerpts.” —Jacques Henry, University of Louisiana at Lafayette Contributor to the SAGE Teaching Innovations and Professional Development Award Find out more at www.sagepub.com/sociologyaward

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9781452203614 | 3 edition (Sage Pubns, November 20, 2014), cover price $112.00
9781412975643 | 2 edition (Sage Pubns, October 9, 2009), cover price $102.00 | About this edition: Trained at UCLA and at NYU respectively, Laura Desfor Edles and Scott Appelrouth were frustrated by their inability to find a sociological theory text that could inspire enthusiasm in undergraduate students while providing them with analytical tools for understanding theory and exposing them to original writings from pivotal theorists.
9780761928027 | Pine Forge Pr, August 10, 2004, cover price $74.95 | About this edition: Sociological Theory in the Classical Era is a highly-acclaimed new text which utilizes the unique and increasingly popular text/reader approach.

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