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Institutional Entrepreneurs Build a Bridge: Connecting Movements and Markets Through Social Enterprise

Paul-Brian McInerney

in From Social Movement to Moral Market: How the Circuit Riders Sparked an IT Revolution and Created a Technology Market

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785129
eISBN:
9780804789066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785129.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter describes the rise of a challenger organization, called NPower, that took advantage of transformations in the Circuit Rider social movement to rise in prominence. NPower combined some of ... More


Dynamics of Organizational Practices and Identities

Patricia H. Thornton, William Ocasio, and Michael Lounsbury

in The Institutional Logics Perspective: A New Approach to Culture, Structure and Process

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199601936
eISBN:
9780191767036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601936.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter builds on the model of microfoundations elaborated in Chapter 4 to develop a model of how different kinds of social interaction — for example decision making, sense making, and ... More


Organizational Fields and Social Movement Dynamics

Mario Diani

in The Future of Social Movement Research: Dynamics, Mechanisms, and Processes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816686513
eISBN:
9781452948928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816686513.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter looks at collective action processes within organizational fields, and introduces a typology of ‘modes of coordination’ based on the variable responses to basic dilemmas of collective ... More


Discipline as Institutional Maintenance: The Case of Business School Rankings

Andreas Rasche, Ulrich Hommel, and Eric Cornuel

in The Institutional Development of Business Schools

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198713364
eISBN:
9780191781773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713364.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Drawing on the case of business school rankings, this chapter considers how institutions are maintained and remain persistent despite their contested nature. It is argued that rankings as ... More


Organizing for Change: Conferences, Meetings, and the Configuration of Fields

Paul-Brian McInerney

in From Social Movement to Moral Market: How the Circuit Riders Sparked an IT Revolution and Created a Technology Market

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785129
eISBN:
9780804789066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785129.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the growth of the movement and how decisions about how to organize and construct a collective identity produced unintended consequences that would change the movement’s ... More


Theorizing Social Movement Influence on the State

Tamara Kay and R. L. Evans

in Trade Battles: Activism and the Politicization of International Trade Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190847432
eISBN:
9780190847470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847432.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter lays out the book’s theoretical contribution to a growing literature that synthesizes organizations and social movements ideas by theorizing the dynamics of organizational fields and by ... More


Patterns Worth Noting: Markets Out of Movements

Paul-Brian McInerney

in From Social Movement to Moral Market: How the Circuit Riders Sparked an IT Revolution and Created a Technology Market

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785129
eISBN:
9780804789066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785129.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter draws conclusions about the relationship between social movements and markets, while exploring the practical consequences of the Circuit Riders and nonprofit technology assistance ... More


What about Human Rights?

Monika Krause

in The Good Project: Humanitarian Relief NGOs and the Fragmentation of Reason

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226131221
eISBN:
9780226131535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226131535.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

In talk of the “international community”, many commentators assume that human rights work and humanitarianism are pulling in the same direction. Others see human rights work and humanitarian relief ... More


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