Download e-book for iPad: Anthony Giddens and Modern Social Theory by Kenneth Tucker

By Kenneth Tucker

ISBN-10: 0803975503

ISBN-13: 9780803975507

ISBN-10: 0803975511

ISBN-13: 9780803975514

Anthony Giddens is widely known as the most very important sociologists of the post-war interval. this can be the 1st full-length paintings to ascertain Giddens' social conception. It courses the reader via Giddens' early try and triumph over the duality of constitution and corporation. He observed this duality as a huge failing of social theories of modernity. His try and get to the bottom of the matter could be considered as the most important to the improvement of his brandmark `structuration theory'.

The ebook is the main whole and thorough evaluation of Giddens' paintings at present to be had. It comprises insights from many alternative views into his thought of structuration, his paintings at the formation of cultural identities and the destiny of the geographical region. This far-reaching paintings additionally touches on matters akin to the transformation of contemporary intimacy and sexuality, and the destiny of politics in overdue smooth society.

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