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The Institutions of the Market: Organizations, Social Systems, and Governance

Alexander Ebner and Nikolaus Beck (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199231423
eISBN:
9780191710865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231423.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This book approaches markets as a dynamic ensemble of institutions; and as a set of rules or norms, that contribute to the evolution of social systems of governance, and can be analysed as a ... More


Institutional Entrepreneurship and the Structuring of Organizations and Markets

Peter Walgenbach and Renate E. Meyer

in The Institutions of the Market: Organizations, Social Systems, and Governance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199231423
eISBN:
9780191710865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231423.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter argues that organizational actors and interests need to be regarded as cultural constructions. It considers organizational institutionalism and Giddens's structuration theory to relate ... More


Multinodal Politics: A Framework for Analysis

Philip G. Cerny

in Rethinking World Politics: A Theory of Transnational Neopluralism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199733699
eISBN:
9780199776740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733699.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter contains the core of the book's theoretical and analytical argument; namely, that a process of what has been called “structuration” has been unfolding, however unevenly, that puts ... More


Prologue

Elton T.E. Barker

in Entering the Agon: Dissent and Authority in Homer, Historiography, and Tragedy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199542710
eISBN:
9780191715365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542710.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter introduces the book's subject, methodology, and aims. Noting limitations in scope and tendency towards abstraction of previous studies, it considers the broader institutional context for ... More


The duality of strategic managerial work in SMEs: A structuration perspective

Anders Nilsson, Mats Westerberg, and Einar Häckner

in The Work of Managers: Towards a Practice Theory of Management

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639724
eISBN:
9780191738661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639724.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines strategic managerial work in SMEs using a theoretical framework based on structuration and entrepreneurship theory. Three managerial episodes illustrate how CEOs deal with ... More


Media: The Bridge to Globalization

Noha Mellor

in Modern Arab Journalism: Problems and Prospects

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634101
eISBN:
9780748671328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634101.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter reviews some Arab scholarly works on globalization to illustrate the Arab view of hybridity. The chapter draws heavily on Giddens’ theory of structuration combined with Bourdieu’s field ... More


Knowledge and Power in the Scientific Field

Xabier Itçaina, Antoine Roger, and Andy Smith

in Varietals of Capitalism: A Political Economy of the Changing Wine Industry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700439
eISBN:
9781501703737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700439.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the relationship between knowledge, science, and power that lay behind the 2008 wine policy reform. In France, beginning in the nineteenth century, organizations of wine growers ... More


Leadership within Virtual Contexts

Crystal L. Hoyt

in The Social Net: Understanding our online behavior

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199639540
eISBN:
9780191747748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639540.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of leadership within virtual contexts with a particular focus on relevant theories and empirical research. The chapter opens with a discussion of some of the leading ... More


Linking Social and Ecological Systems

Wayne C. Zipperer, Wayde F. Morse, and Cassandra Johnson Gaither

in Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199563562
eISBN:
9780191774713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563562.003.0035
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The reciprocal feedbacks between social and ecological patterns and processes define socio-ecological systems. In urban landscapes these systems can exhibit a high degree of complexity, be ... More


Working Out Adena Political Organization and Variation from the Ritual Landscape in the Kentucky Bluegrass

Edward R. Henry

in Early and Middle Woodland Landscapes of the Southeast

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044606
eISBN:
9780813046143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044606.003.0015
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Understanding how humans alter their surrounding landscape can, on a basic scale, help us understand how people were structured socially. Recent discourse on the Adena phenomenon has emphasized the ... More


Agency and structure: interpreting power relationships

Keith Dowding

in Power, Luck and Freedom: Collected essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107282
eISBN:
9781526120892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107282.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Many debates over the ‘true’ nature of power relationships concern the importance given to agents or to structures in describing those relationships. Those who discuss the power structure or system ... More


Some Twentieth-Century Novels

Francesco Orlando

in Obsolete Objects in the Literary Imagination: Ruins, Relics, Rarities, Rubbish, Uninhabited Places, and Hidden Treasures

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108088
eISBN:
9780300138214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108088.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter examines the use of nonfunctional objects and images that appear in literature, particularly in the novel—for in the novel, this phenomenon is less straightforward and apparent as ... More


Deconstructing Internet Governance: A Framework for Analysis

Roxana Radu

in Negotiating Internet Governance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198833079
eISBN:
9780191871405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833079.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Chapter 2 explores the global governance scholarship and its cross-fertilization with the study of Internet developments. Clustered around three prominent themes in international affairs—varieties of ... More


Recursive approaches to technology adoption, families, and the life course: actor network theory and strong structuration theory

Geoffrey Mead and Barbara Barbosa Neves

in Connecting Families?: Information & Communication Technologies, Generations, and the Life Course

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447339946
eISBN:
9781447339984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339946.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines two recursive approaches to the study of technology adoption within families and the life course: actor network theory (ANT) and strong structuration theory (SST). These ... More


Conclusion: theorising turning points and decoding narratives

Feiwel Kupferberg

in Biography and turning points in Europe and America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428608
eISBN:
9781447307655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428608.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The concluding chapter provides a theoretical overview of the different dimensions of “turning points” and its relationship to conceptual insights offered by theorists including Andrew Abbott, Howard ... More


Towards a Structuration Theory of Media Intermediaries

Timothy Havens

in Making Media Work: Cultures of Management in the Entertainment Industries

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764695
eISBN:
9780814724989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764695.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter claims that media managers frequently engage in storytelling practices known as “industry lore.” These practices not only serve as sense-making rituals in managing the circulation of ... More


Changing Contexts

Laurie Cohen

in Imagining Women's Careers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199697199
eISBN:
9780191779534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697199.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

Focusing primarily on the 2010 interviews, this chapter examines women’s accounts of change in their career contexts and why this mattered. It draws on Duberley, Cohen, and Mallon’s (2006) ... More


A Primer on Inequality

Steven Hitlin and Sarah K. Harkness

in Unequal Foundations: Inequality, Morality, and Emotions across Cultures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190465407
eISBN:
9780190862435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465407.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

One of sociology’s biggest contributions is an interrogation of broad social structures, including the consequences and continuation of social inequalities. We begin by setting the stage for the ... More


Post-socialist Transformations in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries

Raj Kollmorgen

in The Handbook of Political, Social, and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829911
eISBN:
9780191868368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829911.003.0032
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers post-socialist or postcommunist transformations as a subtype and historical wave of imitative societal transformations, i.e., system changes taking the form of disruptive, ... More


Micro-networks: Proximate Interactions

Carl Knappett

in An Archaeology of Interaction: Network Perspectives on Material Culture and Society

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199215454
eISBN:
9780191804229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199215454.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines proximate interactions at the micro-scale. It offers a perspective on the micro-scale of individual lives that differs from the ‘agency’ perspectives often used to access the ... More


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