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Toward a General Theory of Action

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674863507

Publication Date: 01/01/1951

506 pages

29 illustrations, 7 charts, 16 tables


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These contributions by members of the Department of Social Relations of Harvard University and by their visiting collaborators constitute a cooperative attempt to set up, clarify, and interrelate the principles and categories of the theory of the social sciences. The book clears the common ground which underlies the traditional disciplines of psychology, sociology, and cultural anthropology. A major and pioneer work.

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