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Anthony Giddens

Director, London School of Economics and Political Sciences

Appointed director of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in 1997, Anthony Giddens was previously a Fellow and Professor of Sociology at King’s College, Cambridge.

He is the author of 34 books, published in 29 languages, and numerous articles and reviews. In 1985, he co-founded the academic publishing house Polity Press.

More recently, Dr. Giddens has been an advisor to British Prime Minister Tony Blair, helping to popularizing the ideas of left-of-center politics known as the “Third Way.”

Articles by Anthony Giddens

Basic Instincts in a Global World

What is globalization — and what is it not?

December 22, 2000

Farewell to Mr. Samuel Morse

Do today's forces of globalization have the same revolutionary potential like the Morse code?

December 19, 2000