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    What is the 'pure relationship ' idea of Anthony Giddens?

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    Describing the 'Pure relationship' idea of British Sociologist Anthony Giddens as a key concept in modern society.

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    The 'Pure relationship' is what Anthony Giddens calls a type of new intimacy that he has observed in contemporary society. He means a relationship of sexual, emotional and social equality. A 'pure' relationship is entered into: "...for its own sake, for what can be derived by each person from a sustained association with another; and which is continued only in so far as it is thought by both parties to deliver enough satisfactions for ...

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    The solution discusses the idea of a pure relationship according to Anthony Giddens. Womens' relationship to this idea is expanded on also. The text contains 285 words plus a resource.