Anthony Giddens, speaker

Anthony Giddens

Renowned sociologist and author

One of the most influential sociologists of a generation, Baron Giddens was the Director of the London School of Economics between 1997 and 2003.

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About Anthony Giddens

Renowned sociologist and author of more than 34 books, Giddens: 'Third Way' concept was influential in Tony Blair's New Labour government. His theories have influenced sociological doctrine the world over. Discussing social change and modern capitalism, Giddens is a fascinating speaker who presents in English.

Speaking Topics

  • Changes affecting our lives today
  • On the Edge: living with global capitalism
  • Social Change


Testimonial for The Politics of Climate Change: "A landmark study in the struggle to contain climate change, the greatest challenge of our era. I urge everyone to read it." - Bill Clinton

Books By Anthony Giddens

  • Modernity and Self-Identity. Self and Society in the Late Modern Age (1991)
  • The Third Way and Its Critics (2000)
  • Sociology (Seventh Edition) (2013)
  • The Politics of Climate Change (2009)
  • Over to You, Mr Brown - How Labour Can Win Again (2007)
  • Capitalism and Modern Social Theory: An Analysis of the writings of Marx, Durkheim and Max Weber (1971)
  • The Class Structure of the Advanced Societies (1973)
  • New Rules of Sociological Method: a Positive Critique of interpretative Sociologies (1976)
  • Studies in Social and Political Theory (1977)
  • Profiles and Critiques in Social Theory (1982)
  • The Constitution of Society. Outline of the Theory of Structuration (1984)
  • Politics, Sociology and Social Theory: Encounters with Classical and Contemporary Social Thought (1995)
  • The Third Way. The Renewal of Social Democracy (1998)

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