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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 check Giddens' social conception. It courses the reader via Giddens' early try and conquer the duality of constitution and organization. He observed this duality as a huge failing of social theories of modernity. His try and unravel the matter should be considered as the foremost to the advance of his brandmark `structuration theory'.

The publication is the main entire and thorough evaluate of Giddens' paintings at the moment to be had. It contains insights from many alternative views into his thought of structuration, his paintings at the formation of cultural identities and the destiny of the countryside. This far-reaching paintings additionally touches on matters reminiscent of the transformation of contemporary intimacy and sexuality, and the destiny of politics in past due smooth society.

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