A Critique of Selected Conceptions of the Social Role of the Sociologist
Series: Routledge Revivals
This book, first published in 1976, discusses four classical paradigms for sociology – the positivism of Saint-Simon and Comte, Durkheim, Marx and Weber – and four contemporary developments or revisions of them – the sociologie active of Dumazedier and his colleagues in France, sociology in...
To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge
A critical appreciation
Anthony Giddens is one of the most respected and influential social theorists at work today. This wide-ranging and stimulating volume, first published in 1991, provides an authoratative and penetrating critical assessment of social theory. It will be of use to all students of sociology and social...
Published March 25th 2012 by Routledge
Anthony Giddens has made original contributions to the fields of social theory, political sociology, the sociology of stratification and suicide. It has been said that he is one of the most outstanding sociologists living today.This set collects together carefully chosen secondary articles which...
Published December 4th 1996 by Routledge