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Title Giddens' theory of structuration : a critical appreciation / edited by Christopher G.A. Bryant and David Jary
Published London : Routledge, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 252 pages)
Series Routledge revivals
Routledge revivals.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of figures; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: coming to terms with Anthony Giddens; 2 The California-Massachusetts strain in structuration theory; 3 Power-knowledge and social theory: the systematic misrepresentation of contemporary French social theory in the work of Anthony Giddens; 4 Structuration theory as a world-view; 5 'Society as time-traveller': Giddens on historical change, historical materialism and the nation-state in world society
6 Time and space in Giddens' social theory7 The dialogical model of applied sociology; 8 Structuration theory: past, present and future; Bibliography I: principal works of Anthony Giddens; Bibliography II: other works; Index
Summary Anthony Giddens is one of the most respected and influential social theorists at work today. This wide-ranging and stimulating volume, first published in 1991, provides an authoratative and penetrating critical assessment of social theory. It will be of use to all students of sociology and social theory
Notes Originally published: 1991
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Giddens, Anthony.
Giddens, Anthony.
Social structure.
Sociology -- Methodology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- General.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Regional Studies.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- General.
Social structure.
Sociology -- Methodology.
Form Electronic book
Author Bryant, Christopher G. A.
Jary, David.
ISBN 1306855276