Action theory

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Action theory may refer to:

  • Action theory (philosophy), an area in philosophy concerned with the processes causing intentional human movement
  • Action theory (sociology), a sociological theory established by the American theorist Talcott Parsons
  • Social action, an approach to the study of social interaction outlined by the German sociologist Max Weber and taken further by G. H. Mead

It may also refer to a number of different types of social interactions and associations, including: