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Author Campbell, Colin, 1940-

Title The myth of social action / Colin Campbell
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996

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Description vii, 199 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Action reported missing in action theory -- 3. Action and social action -- 4. Action versus social action -- 5. The rise of social situationalism -- 6. The argument by denial -- 7. Accounts and actions -- 8. The argument by exclusion -- 9. The argument through incorporation -- 10. The 'learning everything from others' thesis -- 11. The communicative act paradigm -- 12. The linguistic turn for the worse -- 13. The myth of social action -- 14. The obstacle which is social situationalism -- 15. Epilogue: bringing action back in
Notes First paperback ed. 1998
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-196) and index
Notes English
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Subject Action theory.
Sociology -- Philosophy.
LC no. 95009288
ISBN 0521550793
0521646367