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New Rules of Sociological Method - a book by Giddens, Anthony

New Rules of Sociological Method

A Positive Critique of Interpretative Sociologies

New Rules of Sociological Method( )
Author: Giddens, Anthony
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Polity Press
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

This is a new and revised edition of a book which has already established itself as a basic text in social theory.

The first section of the work provides a concise critical analysis of some leading schools of thought in social philosophy, giving particular attention to phenomenology, ethnomethodology and Wittgensteinian thought. Giddens concentrates primarily upon the implications of these various perspectives for an account of human action and its intelligibility. An `action...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Methodology
Social Science / Sociology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.928 x 8.931 x 0.585 Inches
Book Weight:1.5 Pounds
Author Biography
Giddens, Anthony (Author)
Anthony Giddens, a British sociologist, was educated at Hull, the London School of Economics, and Cambridge, and is a fellow of King's College, Cambridge. His interests have been varied, but they tend to focus on questions related to the macro-order. Much of his theoretical writing deals with stratification, class, and modernity. Although he has concentrated on dynamic issues of social structure, he has also examined how social psychological concerns are part of this broader order of human relations.


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