Solitary Action: Acting on Our Own in Everyday Life

Solitary Action: Acting on Our Own in Everyday Life

by Ira J. Cohen


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ISBN-13: 9780190258573
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 11/02/2015
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Ira J. Cohen is on the faculty in Sociology at Rutgers University in Newark and the Graduate Program in Sociology at New Brunswick. His publications include Structuration Theory: Anthony Giddens and the Constitution of Social Life (Macmillan, 1989) as well as numerous articles and essays on classical and contemporary social theory. He was the General Editor for the series Modernity and Society (Blackwell), and served as an Advisory Editor for the Cambridge Dictionary of Sociology.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Why the Invisibility of Solitary Action?
Chapter 3: The Elements of Solitary Action
Chapter 4: Forms of Solitary Action: Peripatetics, Regimens, Engrossments
Chapter 5: Forms of Solitary Action: Reflexives
Chapter 6 Epilogues: The Three Islands of Solitude

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