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Author Tucker, Kenneth H.

Title Anthony Giddens and modern social theory / Kenneth H. Tucker, Jr
Published London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, 1998
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Description 1 online resource (224 pages)
Contents pt. 1. The reconstruction of social theory -- pt. 2. Social change and modernity
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Giddens, Anthony.
Social sciences -- Philosophy.
Sociology -- Methodology.
Sociology -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203980611
0857022873 (electronic bk.)
1446279022 (ebook)
9780857022875 (electronic bk.)
9781446279021 (ebook)