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Coda: Reflections on the Study of Multiple Networks

Walter W. Powell and John F. Padgett

in The Emergence of Organizations and Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148670
eISBN:
9781400845552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148670.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This concluding chapter reflects on the evolution of a funded project which would come to form the publication of this volume. In doing so, the chapter returns to the main themes and ideas drawn from ... More


Chance, Nécessité, et Naïveté: Ingredients to Create a New Organizational Form

Walter W. Powell and Kurt Sandholtz

in The Emergence of Organizations and Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148670
eISBN:
9781400845552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148670.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter analyzes the early years of the first generation of biotechnology companies. The setting is the 1970s, a time when landmark scientific discoveries in molecular biology triggered all ... More


An Open Elite: Arbiters, Catalysts, or Gatekeepers in the Dynamics of Industry Evolution?

Walter W. Powell and Jason Owen-Smith

in The Emergence of Organizations and Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148670
eISBN:
9781400845552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148670.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter follows the trajectory of the life sciences into the present day, focusing on the larger question of industry or field evolution. In a field characterized by “gales of creative ... More


Integrated Solutions to Complex Problems: Transforming Japanese Science and Technology

Masaru Yarime

in Japan: The Precarious Future

Published in print:
1953
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479889389
eISBN:
9781479830893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889389.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Japan caught up with the West by initially importing scientific knowledge, adapting it to local circumstances, learning from trial and error, and then innovating better technologies. With the rise of ... More


Back to the future? Towards a new model for Ireland

Amanda Slevin

in Gas, Oil and the Irish State: Understanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992743
eISBN:
9781526115355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992743.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Summarising the book's contents, this chapter argues that Ireland's approach to the management of its gas and oil is fundamentally flawed and unless modified, will continue to cause difficulties in ... More


Introduction

Richard Rosenfeld, Curtis S. Florence, Xiangming Fang, and Mark Edberg

in Economics and Youth Violence: Crime, Disadvantage, and Community

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789308
eISBN:
9780814760239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789308.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This introductory chapter describes the analytic framework used to guide and organize a Development Services Group (DSG) literature review on the relationship between macroeconomic conditions and ... More


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