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Modernity and Self-Identity: Self and Society in the Late Modern Age
     

Modernity and Self-Identity: Self and Society in the Late Modern Age

by Anthony Giddens
 
The author argues that 'high' or 'late' modernity is a post-traditional order characterized by a developed institutional reflexivity. In the current period, the globalizing tendencies of modern institutions are accompanied by a transformation of day-to-day social life having profound implications for personal activities.

Overview

The author argues that 'high' or 'late' modernity is a post-traditional order characterized by a developed institutional reflexivity. In the current period, the globalizing tendencies of modern institutions are accompanied by a transformation of day-to-day social life having profound implications for personal activities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745609324
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/11/1991
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.11(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Anthony Giddens is Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science, and also Professor of Sociology at the University of Cambridge.

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