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The sociology of Anthony Giddens

Author: Steven Loyal
Publisher: London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2003.
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"Anthony Giddens is one of the most famous and influential sociologists of recent decades. Largely credited with the concept of the "Third Way", he continues to be a key advisor to Tony Blair ... This original and controversial book provides an excellent introduction to Giddens' work, covering the wide range of his writing from theory to self-reflexivity, modernity and politics, placing them all within the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Loyal, Steven.
Sociology of Anthony Giddens.
London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2003
(DLC) 2003003645
(OCoLC)51726897
Named Person: Anthony Giddens; Anthony Giddens; Anthony Giddens; Anthony Giddens; Anthony Giddens
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Loyal
ISBN: 9781849641128 1849641129 0585488835 9780585488837
OCLC Number: 53981931
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 243 p.)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The political and sociological project --
Knowledge and epistemology --
Agency --
Social structure --
Time, space, and historical sociology --
Modernity --
Rationality and reflexivity --
Politics and the third way --
An alternative sociology.
Responsibility: Steven Loyal.

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A rigorous but accessible introduction to Giddens' work, including a critical assessment of his writings on the Third Way.  Read more...

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