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Structuration Theory

  • By: Robert D. McPhee & Marshall Scott Poole
  • In: Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
  • Edited by: Stephen W. Littlejohn & Karen A. Foss
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies, Communication Theory

Structuration theory (ST) is identified focally with Anthony Giddens, a British social theorist who was, incidentally, an advisor to Prime Minister Tony Blair and to the financier George Soros. It is a highly influential theory in communication as well as in the social sciences ...

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