Anthony Giddens

1938 - Today

Anthony Giddens

Anthony Giddens, Baron Giddens (born 1938) is an English sociologist who is known for his theory of structuration and his holistic view of modern societies. He is considered to be one of the most prominent modern sociologists and the author of at least 34 books, published in at least 29 languages, issuing on average more than one book every year. In 2007, Giddens was listed as the fifth most-referenced author of books in the humanities. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anthony Giddens has received more than 647,621 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 8th most popular sociologist.

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  • 46

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.86

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.61

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among sociologists, Anthony Giddens ranks 8 out of 47Before him are Émile Durkheim, Pierre Bourdieu, Theodor W. Adorno, Georg Simmel, Talcott Parsons, and Erving Goffman. After him are Robert K. Merton, Norbert Elias, Niklas Luhmann, Marcel Mauss, Karl Mannheim, and Gabriel Tarde.

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Among people born in 1938, Anthony Giddens ranks 16Before him are Alberto Fujimori, Farah Pahlavi, Christopher Lloyd, Nico, Jerry Brown, and Paul Verhoeven. After him are Islam Karimov, Joe Dassin, Luis Aragonés, Bernie Madoff, Vladimir Vysotsky, and Leonid Kuchma.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Anthony Giddens ranks 222 out of 5,347Before him are Catherine Howard (1523), John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh (1842), Alcuin (735), George Everest (1790), John Deacon (1951), and Laurence Olivier (1907). After him are Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley (1545), Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (1947), Joe Cocker (1944), Anna Wintour (1949), Francis Galton (1822), and James George Frazer (1854).

Among SOCIOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among sociologists born in United Kingdom, Anthony Giddens ranks 1