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Anthony Giddens

A brief introduction to Giddens' general approach, plus more detail on his ideas about self, gender and identity in modern societies:

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Left or right ... or what?
Where is Giddens coming from?

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The theory of structuration
The individual and society.

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Modernity, post-modernity and
the post-traditional

Tradition is dead. Modernity isn't.

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Modernity and self-identity
Choosing who to be.

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The reflexive project of the self
Making a narrative of your life.

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Lifestyle
Models of living.

Plus...

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Giddens Trading Card
Pocket-size information from the Theory.org.uk Trading Card series.

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Giddens in Lego
New meaning for plastic identities.

And we have information about these related areas...

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Queer Theory
Queer theory sees identity as fluid and continuously reconstructed -- as does Giddens.

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Foucault
Giddens disagrees with Foucault in part... but they also have quite a lot in common.

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