The Sociology Of Marx

The Sociology Of Marx

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ISBN Code : 9780231055819
Book Author : Henri Lefebvre
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Total Pages : 521

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This classic study by Henri Lefebvre raises the question whether today we must study Marx as we study Plato, or rather whether Marxs work retains a contemporary value and significance; in other words, whether his work contributes to an elucidation of the contemporary world. For Lefebvre, Marxs thought remains a key--perhaps even the key--to an understanding of modern soc

The Elephant in the Room: Silence and Denial in Everyday Life

The Elephant in the Room: Silence and Denial in Everyday Life

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ISBN Code : 9780195187175
Book Author : Eviatar Zerubavel
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Total Pages : 430

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The fable of the Emperors New Clothes is a classic example of a conspiracy of silence, a situation where everyone refuses to acknowledge an obvious truth. But the denial of social realities--whether incest, alcoholism, corruption, or even genocide-is no fairy tale.In The Elephant in the Room, Eviatar Zerubavel sheds new light on the social and political underpinnings of

Promises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put Motherhood Before Marriage

Promises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put Motherhood Before Marriage

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ISBN Code : 9780520248199
Book Author : Kathryn Edin
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Total Pages : 472

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Millie Acevedo bore her first child before the age of 16 and dropped out of high school to care for her newborn. Now 27, she is the unmarried mother of three and is raising her kids in one of Philadelphias poorest neighborhoods. Would she and her children be better off if she had waited to have them and had married their father first? Why do so many poor American youth li

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