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Anthony Giddens

Born: 18-Jan-1938
Birthplace: London, England

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Sociologist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: New Rules of Sociological Method

    High School: Minchenden School
    University: BA Sociology and Psychology, University of Hull (1959)
    University: MS, London School of Economics
    University: PhD, King's College, Cambridge University
    Teacher: University of Leicester (1961-69)
    Fellow: King's College, Cambridge University (1969-87)
    Professor: King's College, Cambridge University (1987-)
    Director: London School of Economics (1997-2003)

    Polity Press Co-Founder (1985)
    Life Peerage as Baron Giddens, of Southgate (2004)

Author of books:
Capitalism and Modern Social Theory: An Analysis of the Writings of Marx, Durkheim and Max Weber (1971, social studies)
The Class Structure of the Advanced Societies (1973, social studies)
New Rules of Sociological Method: A Positive Critique of Interpretative Sociologies (1976, social studies)
Studies in Social and Political Theory (1977, social studies)
Central Problems in Social Theory: Action, Structure, and Contradiction in Social Analysis (1979, social studies)
A Contemporary Critique of Historical Materialism (1981-85, social studies)
Sociology: A Brief but Critical Introduction (1982, social studies)
The Constitution of Society: Outline of the Theory of Structuration (1984, social studies)
Social Theory and Modern Sociology (1987, social studies)
Sociology (1989, social studies)
The Consequences of Modernity (1990, social studies)
Modernity and Self-Identity: Self and Society in the Late Modern Age (1991, social studies)
The Third Way: The Renewal of Social Democracy (1991, politics)
The Transformation of Intimacy: Sexuality, Love, and Eroticism in Modern Societies (1992, social studies)
Beyond Left and Right: The Future of Radical Politics (1994, politics)
Politics, Sociology and Social Theory: Encounters with Classical and Contemporary Social Thought (1995, social studies)
In Defence of Sociology: Essays, Interpretations, and Rejoinders (1996, social studies)
Runaway World: How Globalisation Is Reshaping Our Lives (1999, economics)
The Third Way and Its Critics (2000, politics)
Where Now for New Labour? (2002, politics)
Europe in the Global Age (2006, politics)
Over to You, Mr. Brown: How Labour Can Win Again (2007, politics)
The Politics of Climate Change (2009, politics)
Turbulent and Mighty Continent: What Future for Europe? (2013, economics)

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