TITLE

TALCOTT PARSONS, THE THEORY OF SOCIAL ACTION AND THE THEORY OF RATIONAL CHOICE

AUTHOR(S)
Netedu, Adrian
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Scientific Annals of the 'Al. I. Cuza' University, Iasi. Sociolo;2010, Vol. 3, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The ancient debate about the role of action theory in foundation of the rational choice theory is current. Many sociologists continue to compare these two theories with a lot of arguments. In fact we can conclude that the work of T. Parsons remain in the core of sociological thinking even if another theories are now actual or the critics are numerous. In this article we present the main ideas of this important theoretical confrontation and we open possible ways of future debates.
ACCESSION #
52541214

 

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