By Kenneth Tucker
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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Anthony Giddens and Modern Social Theory by Kenneth Tucker