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Author Giddens, Anthony.

Title The Giddens reader / edited by Philip Cassell
Published Basingstoke, England : Macmillan P., 1993


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  301.092 Gidden Cas/Gre  AVAILABLE
 MELB  301.092 Gidden Cas/Gre  AVAILABLE
Description vii, 356 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction (by Philip Cassell). i. The Giddens Reader -- ii. The problem of order -- iii. Time, space and social theory -- I. Encounters with the classical traditions. i. Critical interpretations of Marx -- ii. The political context of Max Weber's sociology -- iii. Durkheim's political sociology -- iv. Marx, Weber and capitalism -- II. Problems of action and structure. i. Social theory and the question of action -- ii. The production and reproduction of social life -- iii. The concept of structure -- iv. Structure, action, reproduction -- v. Lay knowledge and technical concepts -- vi. Structuration theory and empirical approach -- III. Time and space. i. Time-space, structure, system -- ii. Time-space distanciation -- iii. Analysing social change -- iv. The production of everyday life -- IV. Domination and power. i. Parsons on power -- ii. Critique of Foucault -- iii. Class structuration -- iv. Class and power -- v. Administrative power and the nation-state -- vi. The nation-state and military power -- V. The nature of modernity. i. A 'discontinuist' approach -- ii. Dynamic tendencies of modernity -- iii. Trust and risk in social life -- iv. Modernity and self-identity -- v. Love and sexuality -- VI. Critical theory. i. Max Weber on facts and values -- ii. Critical theory without guarantees -- iii. Utopian realism -- iv. Emancipatory and life politics
Analysis Sociology
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 343-345
Subject Giddens, Anthony.
Functionalism (Social sciences)
Social sciences.
Social structure.
Sociology -- Philosophy.
Author Cassell, Philip.
LC no. bnb33358740
ISBN 0333587405
0333587413 (paperback)