Structure, Agency and the Internal Conversation

Structure, Agency and the Internal Conversation

by Margaret S. Archer
     
 

Explores the relationship between structure and agency through human reflexivity and the internal conversation.See more details below

Overview

Explores the relationship between structure and agency through human reflexivity and the internal conversation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521829069
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Pages:
380
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
Acknowledgements
Introduction: how does structure influence agency?1
1The private life of the social subject19
2From introspection to internal conversation: an unfinished journey in three stages53
3Reclaiming the internal conversation93
4The process of mediation between structure and agency130
5Investigating internal conversations153
6Communicative reflexives167
7Autonomous reflexives210
8Meta-reflexives255
9Fractured reflexives298
Conclusion: personal powers and social powers342
Index362

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