Social action monographs by Mary A. Vance

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Published by Vance Bibliographies in Monticello, Ill., USA .

Written in English

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StatementMary Vance.
SeriesPublic administration series--bibliography,, P 2182
LC ClassificationsZ7164.S63 V35 1987, HM73 V35 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p. ;
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2467919M
ISBN 101555903622
LC Control Number87177942

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Jul 13,  · Unlike structural theorists, social action theorists argue that people’s behaviour and life-chances are not determined by their social background.

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Max Weber defines social action: action is social in so far as by virtue of the subjective meaning attached to it by acting individual it takes account of the behaviour of others and is thereby oriented in its course.

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