In this series of extended interviews with Chris Pierson, Giddens lays out with customary clarity and directness the principal themes in the development of his social theory and the distinctive political agenda which he recommends.
This volume will be of great interest to second- and third-year students in sociology and social theory, politics and political theory, as well as to the general reader.
The Sociology of Anthony Giddens: An Introduction by Martin O'Brien.
Interview 1: Life and Intellectual Career.
Interview 2: The Sociological Classics and Beyond.
Interview 3: Structuration Theory.
Interview 4: Modernity.
Interview 5: From the Transformation of Intimacy to Life Politics.
Interview 6: Politics Beyond Left and Right.
Interview 7: World Politics.
Centre Left at Centre Stage.
The Politics of Risk Society.
Beyond Chaos and Dogma.
Risks, Scares, Nightmares.