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Anthony Giddens and Modern Social Theory
Introduction PART ONE: THE RECONSTRUCTION OF SOCIAL THEORY The Legacy of Classical Sociological Theory New Rules of Sociological Method Positivism, Interpretive Sociology and Structuration TheoryExpand
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Beyond Tocqueville : civil society and the social capital debate in comparative perspective
Recent discussion about the role of civil society in democratic governance around the world and the decline of social capital in the US has raised pressing theoretical and empirical questions aboutExpand
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Classical Social Theory: A Contemporary Approach
Acknowledgments.Introduction.Part I: The Social and Intellectual Context of Classical Social Theory1. The World of Classical Social Theory.2. From the Enlightenment to Nietzsche: Science,Expand
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Margins of Political Discourse.
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Workers of the World, Enjoy!: Aesthetic Politics from Revolutionary Syndicalism to the Global Justice Movement
Acknowledgments Introduction Part I. Theoretical Reflections 1. Public Life, Aesthetics, and Social Theory 2. Social Movements and Aesthetic Politics 3. Identity, Knowledge, Solidarity, and AestheticExpand
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Ideology and Social Movements: The Contributions of Habermas*
Theorists of social movements have not developed a sufficiently complex perspective of the role that ideology has in the dynamics of social movements. This essay demonstrates that Habermas' theory ofExpand
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How New are the New Social Movements?
A groundswell of literature has appeared recently regarding new social movements in the United States and Europe (including the ecology, women's, citizen's and anti-nuclear movements) (Touraine,Expand
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French revolutionary syndicalism and the public sphere
Acknowledgements Introduction: Prologue 1. The Belle Epoque and revolutionary syndicalism Part I. Reconfiguring the Language of Labour: The Advantages and Limitations of a Habermasian HistoricalExpand
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