New Rules of Sociological Method: Second Edition

New Rules of Sociological Method: Second Edition

by Anthony Giddens

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New Rules of Sociological Method: Second Edition by Anthony Giddens

This new edition of a standard work-used as a text throughout the world-has been thoroughly re-edited and revised. In it Giddens tells how he believes social theory should be constructed and conducted and offers a critique of schools of social thought that continues to occupy a place in contemporary debates.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780804722261
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 10/01/1993
Edition description: 2
Pages: 196
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.45(d)

About the Author

Tony Giddens is Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Table of Contents

Preface.

Introduction to the Second Edition.

Introduction to the First Edition.

1. Some Schools of Social Theory and Philosophy.

2. Agency, Act-identifications and Communicative Intent.

3. The Production and Reproduction of Social Life.

4. The Form of Explanatory Accounts.

Conclusion: Some New Rules of Sociological Method.

Notes.

Index.

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