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Central problems in social theory

action, structure, and contradiction in social analysis

by Anthony Giddens

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology,
  • Structuralism,
  • Functionalism (Social sciences)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAnthony Giddens.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM24 .G446
    The Physical Object
    Pagination294 p. ;
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4431148M
    ISBN 100520039726, 0520039750
    LC Control Number79064667


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