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Radical isomorphism and the anti-authoritarian diffusion of leaderless organizations

Dana M. Williams

in Black Flags and Social Movements: A Sociological Analysis of Movement Anarchism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526105547
eISBN:
9781526132215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105547.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Social movements are interested in the creation of alternative social practices, but must rely upon previous ideas and actions for a starting place. Ideally, anarchists seek to borrow good ideas and ... More


Understanding the Egyptian Regulatory State: Independent Regulators in Theory and Practice

Ahmed Badran

in The Rise of the Regulatory State of the South: Infrastructure and Development in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677160
eISBN:
9780191760068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677160.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter looks at the rise of the regulatory state in Egypt. It addresses three questions: Why does the Egyptian government delegate its regulatory powers to independent regulators (IRs)? How are ... More


Bean Counting: The Challenges of Assessing Food Safety Efforts

Timothy D. Lytton

in Outbreak: Foodborne Illness and the Struggle for Food Safety

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226611549
eISBN:
9780226611716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226611716.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter assesses the impact of food safety efforts in the fresh produce sector. Available data suggest that efforts to improve on-farm food safety have increased the adoption of Good ... More


Black Flags and Social Movements: A Sociological Analysis of Movement Anarchism

Dana M. Williams

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526105547
eISBN:
9781526132215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105547.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Anarchism may be the most misunderstood political ideology of the modern era—it’s surely one of the least studied social movements by English-speaking scholars. Black Flags and Social Movements ... More


“Best” Practices

Terence E. McDonnell

in Best Laid Plans: Cultural Entropy and the Unraveling of Aids Media Campaigns

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226382012
eISBN:
9780226382296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226382296.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

AIDS organizations do not have good measures of the outcomes they want to engender. Without compelling evidence that campaigns are working, organizations invested procedures that purport to make ... More


Chinese Sunshine: Beijing’s Influence on Economic Change in North Korea

James Reilly

in Rising China's Influence in Developing Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198758518
eISBN:
9780191818417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758518.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter emphasizes interaction, adaptation and learning in analysing Chinese economic influence over border regions of North Korea. This chapter re-orientates towards local- and micro-level ... More


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