Anthony Giddens and modern social theory /

Anthony Giddens is widely recognized as one of the most important sociologists of the post-war period. This is the first full-length work to examine Giddens' social theory. It guides the reader through Giddens' early attempt to overcome the duality of structure and agency. He saw this dual...

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Main Author: Tucker, Kenneth H.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, 1998.
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Summary:Anthony Giddens is widely recognized as one of the most important sociologists of the post-war period. This is the first full-length work to examine Giddens' social theory. It guides the reader through Giddens' early attempt to overcome the duality of structure and agency. He saw this duality as a major failing of social theories of modernity. His attempt to resolve the problem can be regarded as the key to the development of his brandmark s̀tructuration theory'. The book is the most complete and thorough assessment of Giddens' work currently available. It incorporates insights from many diffe.
Physical Description:1 online resource (224 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780857022875
0857022873
9781446279021
1446279022
9780203980613
0203980611