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The Contemporary Giddens : Social Theory in a Globalizing Age - Christopher G. A. Bryant

The Contemporary Giddens

Social Theory in a Globalizing Age

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Published: 4th June 2001
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Anthony Giddens is one of the world's best known sociologists. Since becoming director of the London School of Economics in 1997, he has also played a leading public role, not least as 'Blair's guru' and author of The Third Way . This book opens up for academic and general readers who Giddens is, what he has done in academic life over more than forty years, and how his work over the last decade on modernity, globalisation and transformation of personal life underpins his current public and political activities.

List of Tables and Figures Acknowledgements Notes on the Contributors PART I: INTRODUCTION Anthony Giddens: A Global Social Theorist; C.Bryant & D.Jary PART II: THE USES OF GIDDENS' STRUCTURATION THEORY The Uses of Structuration Theory: A Typology; C.Bryant & D.Jary The Duality of Technology: Rethinking the Concept of Technology in Organizations; W.J.Orlikowski Environmental and Medical Bioethics in Late Modernity: Anthony Giddens, Genetic Engineering and the Postmodern State; R.McNally & P.Wheale PART III: SELF-IDENTITY, LATE MODERNITY AND GLOBALIZATION The Body, Self-Identity and Social Transformation; C.Bryant & D.Jary Embodiment, Structuration Theory and Modernity: Mind/Body Dualism and the Repression of Sensuality; C.Shilling & P.A.Mellor The Constitution of Global Society; T.Spybey PART IV: THE PUBLIC INTELLECTUAL The Public Intellectual and the Third Way; C.Bryant & D.Jary The Future of Post-Socialism; M.Rustin The Two Tonys: Why is the Prime Minister so Interested in what Anthony Giddens Thinks?; R.S.Boynton Anthony Giddens, Tony Blair and the Third Way; M.Temple PART V: A DIALOGUE WITH ANTHONY GIDDENS The Reflexive Giddens: Christopher Bryant and David Jary in Dialogue with Anthony Giddens PART VI: BIBLIOGRAPHIES Works by Anthony Giddens 1960-2000 Works on Giddens or which Use Giddens Index

ISBN: 9780333779057
ISBN-10: 0333779053
Series: Social Theory in a Globalizing Age
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 331
Published: 4th June 2001
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 2.01
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1