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Author: B Guy Peters; Jon Pierre
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. ; London : SAGE, 2007.
Series: Sage library of political science.
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Institutional explanations are one of the most important means of understanding the choices made by governments and other actors in society. This work presents a collection of the key readings in  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: B Guy Peters; Jon Pierre
ISBN: 9781412928755 1412928753
OCLC Number: 159539093
Description: 4 volumes : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: PART ONE: INSTITUTIONALISMS, OLD AND NEWInstitutionalism 'Old' and 'New' - Philip SelznickInstitutionalism Reconsidered - David E ApterPolitical Structure Revived - David EastonUnderstanding Radical Organizational Change - Royston Greenwood and C R Hinings Bringing Together the Old and the New InstitutionalismPART TWO: THE REVIVAL OF INSTITUTIONALISMThe New Institutionalism - James G March and Johan P Olsen Organizational Factors in Political LifeTheoretical Decay and Theoretical Development - Karen L Remmer The Resurgence of Institutional AnalysisThe Theoretical Core of the New Institutionalism - Ellen ImmergutPART THREE: APPROACHES TO INSTITUTIONALISMA. General TreatmentsPolitical Science and the Three New Institutionalisms - Peter A Hall and Rosemary C R TaylorInstitutional Theories and Public Institutions - J-C Thoenig Traditions and AppropriatenessInstitutions and Rationality in Politics - J Kato Three Varieties of Neo-InstitutionalistsWhat Is an Institution? - John R SearleB. Normative AnalysisInstitutional Perspectives on Political Institutions - James G March and Johan P OlsenInstitutions and Their Design - Robert E GoodinThe Ambiguity of Appropriateness - Tom Christensen and Kjell Arne RovikC. Rational ChoiceImplications from the Disequilibrium of Majority Rule for the Study of Institutions - William H RikerPolitical Institutions - Terry Moe The Neglected Side of the StoryAn Agenda for the Study of Institutions - Elinor OstromD. HistoricalApproaches to the State - Stephen Krasner Alternative Conceptions and Historical DynamicsIncreasing Returns, Path Dependence and the Study of Politics - Paul PiersonThe Politics of Path Dependency - B Guy Peters, Jon Pierre and Desmond S King Conflict in Historical InstitutionalismE. EmpiricalInstitutions, Veto Points and Policy Results - Ellen Immergut A Comparative Analysis of Health CareAssessing the Effects of Institutions - R Kent Weaver and Bert A RockmanDemocracies - Arend Lijphart Forms, Performance and Constitutional EngineeringInstitutions and Environmental Performance in Seventeen Western Democracies - Lyle A ScruggsF. SociologicalInstitutionalizing Organizations - John W Meyer and Brian Rowan Formal Structure as Myth and CeremonyProlegomena to a Theory of Social Institutions - Talcott ParsonsCommentary - James S Coleman Social Institutions and Social TheoryThe Iron Cage Revisited - Paul J Dimaggio and Walter Powell Institutional Isomorphism and Collective Rationality in Organizational FieldsEconomic Institutions as Social Constructions - Mark Granovetter A Framework for AnalysisPath Dependence in Historical Sociology - James MahoneyG. EconomicsShared Mental Models - Arthur T Denzau and Douglas C North Ideologies and InstitutionsBounded Rationality, Institutions and Uncertainty - David DequechOn the Evolutionary Character of North's Idea of Institutional Change - Michael ZouboulakisPART FOUR: APPLICATIONS OF INSTITUTIONALISMA. LegislaturesThe Institutionalization of the US House of Representatives - Nelson W PolsbyLegislative Institutionalization - David Judge A Bent Analytical Arrow?The Power of the European Parliament as a Conditional Agenda Setter - George TsebelisB. Political ExecutivesThe Institutionalization of the American Presidency, 1924-92 - Lyn Ragsdale and John J TheisGovernmentalizing Central Executives in Post-Communist Europe - Klaus H Goetz and Hellmut Wollmann A Four-Country ComparisonC. BureaucracyHow Bureaucratic Structure Matters - Morten Egeberg An Organizational PerspectiveModeling Operational Decision-Making in Public Organizations - Tanya Heikkila and Kimberley R Isett An Integration of Two Institutional TheoriesD. CourtsA Political Regimes Approach to the Analysis of Legal Decisions - Cornell W Clayton and David A MayE. Parties and Interest GroupsInstitutionalization - Angelo PanebiancoA 'New Institutional' Perspective on Policy Networks - Jens Blom-HansenF. DemocratizationDisequilibrium Institutions and Pluralist Democracy - Josep M ColomerInstitutions, Path Dependence and Democratic Consolidation - Gerard AlexanderG. FederalismThe Joint Decision Trap - Fritz Scharpf Lessons from German Federalism and European IntegrationH. International RelationsThe Anatomy of Autonomy - Jonas Tallberg An Institutional Account of Variation in Supranational InfluenceNew Institutionalism and the Governance of the Single Market - Simon BulmerTaking Institutions Seriously - John Vogler How Regime Analysis Is Relevant to Multilevel Environmental GovernanceNorms, Culture and World Politics - Martha Finnemore Insights from Sociology's InstitutionalismI. Public PolicyDo Institutions Really Matter? Taxation in Industrial Democracies - Sven Steinmo and Caroline J TolbertHow Fragmentation Can Improve Co-Ordination - Philipp Genschel Setting Standards in International TelecommunicationsAltered States - Andrew P Cortell and Susan Peterson Explaining Domestic Institutional ChangePART FIVE: THEORETICAL PROBLEMSA. Creating InstitutionsInstitutional Design in Democratic Contexts - Johan P OlsenThe Limits of Design - Paul Pierson Explaining Institution Origins and ChangeB. Institutionalization and DeinstitutionalizationBureaucracy, Bureaucratization and Debureaucratization - S N EisenstadtPolitical Development and Political Decay - Samuel P HuntingtonThe Antecedents of Deinstitutionalization - Christine OliverC. Institutional ChangePolitics and Institutionalism - Elisabeth S Clemens and James M Cook Explaining Durability and Change'Seek and Ye Shall Find!' - Christoph Knill and Andrea Lenschow Linking Different Perspectives on Institutional ChangeIdeas, Institutions and Political Order - Robert C Lieberman Explaining Political ChangeInstitutional Stability and Change - Johannes Lindner Two Sides of the Same CoinD. Organizations and InstitutionsOrganizations versus Institutions - E L KhalilThe Adolescence of Institutional Theory - W Richard ScottInstitutional Theories of Organizations - Lynne G ZuckerPART SIX: INSTITUTIONALISM AS METHODOLOGYInstitutionalism as Methodology - Daniel Diermeier and Keith KrehbielStudying Institutions - Kenneth A Shepsle Some Lessons from the Rational Choice ApproachPART SEVEN: CRITIQUES OF INSTITUTIONALISMNine Questions to a Neo-Institutional Theory in Political Science - Ove K PedersenCultural Theory and the New Institutionalism - Gunnar Grendstad and Per SelleThe Compatibility of Behaviouralism, Rational Choice and 'New Institutionalism' - Keith DowdingRoles, Rules and Rationality in the New Institutionalism - Donald D SearingAppropriateness and Consequences - Kjell Goldmann The Logic of Neo-InstitutionalismStructure, Agency and Historical Institutionalism - Colin Hay and Daniel WincottPART EIGHT: CONCLUSION
Series Title: Sage library of political science.
Responsibility: edited by B. Guy Peters and Jon Pierre.
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