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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||0631182322 9780631182320 0631182330 9780631182337|
|Notes:||Cover title: Social action & power.|
|Description:||x, 147 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Part 1 In search of action: action and behaviour; action and social system; rationality and the theory of action; action and labour; action and the subject-structure relation; action and communication; where to find action. Part 2 Action as a borderline concept: the reduction of action to meaning; observance of rules and relation to rules; the revival of the philosophy of praxis; life-world and anonymous intentionality; the ontology of understanding and the hermeneutical circle; existential phenomenology and hermeneutic; hermeneutic and pragmatism. Part 3 General categories of action: action and desire; insecurity and identity; action as involvement - care and responsibility; action and transcendence. Part 4 Power: sociality and normative order; inner power; outer power; structure power and the production of inequality; structural power and social system - the crises of power; theories of power and theory of action. Part 5 Problems of method: hermeneutic and scientific discourse; the phenomenological analysis of action; social research in a hermeneutical perspective. Part 6 Some conclusions.|
|Other Titles:||Azione sociale e potere.
Social action & power