Structure After 50 Years: The Anatomy of a Charter

  title={Structure After 50 Years: The Anatomy of a Charter},
  author={Charles M. Camic},
In the half century since its publication, The Structure of Social Action has emerged as one of the classics of the sociological tradition. At the present time, however, there is scarcely any agreement about the status of the book's argument among all those who still appeal to the volume. After 50 years, the vast scholarship generated by Structure is in disarray, with separate literatures existing for different aspects of the book and controversies present in all these literatures. This paper… CONTINUE READING