When this book was first published the study of sport had been largely neglected by sociologists. The contributions to this volume bring the sports field, the leisure centre and everyday leisure activities to a more central position within the sociological enterprise. Whether amateur or...
Published April 3rd 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 26th 2012 by Routledge
An Exploration of the Social and Organisational Diversity of University Education
Series: Improving Learning
Received the ‘highly commended’ award by the Society for Educational Studies for books published in 2010. What is learned in universities today? Is it what students expect to learn? Is it what universities say they learn? How far do the answers to questions such as these differ according to what,...
Published December 3rd 2009 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 5th 1996 by Routledge