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Oxford handbook of sociology and organization studies

Author: Paul S Adler
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2009.
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Publication:The Oxford handbook of sociology and organization studies.

This Handbook re-asserts the importance of classical sociology as a rich source of insight for contemporary work in organization studies, and demonstrates the way in which these pioneers were deeply  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul S Adler
ISBN: 9780199535231 019953523X 9780199593811 0199593817
OCLC Number: 316288547
Description: 752 S.
Contents: PART I: THE ROLE OF THE CLASSICS ; 1. Introduction: A Social Science which Forgets its Founders is Lost ; 2. The Value of the Classics ; PART II: EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVES ; 3. Tocqueville as a Pioneer in Organization Theory ; 4. Marx and Organization Studies Today ; 5. It's Not Just for Communists any More: Marxian Political Economy and Organizational Theory ; 6. Weber:Sintering the Iron Cage: Translation, Domination, and Rationality ; 7. Max Weber and the Ethics of Office ; 8. On Organizations and Oligarchies: Michels in 21st Century ; 9. How Durkheim's Theory of Meaning-making Influenced Organizational Sociology ; 10. A Durkheimian Approach to Globalization ; 11. Gabriel Tarde and Organization Theory ; 12. Georg Simmel: The Individual and the Organization ; 13. Types and Positions: The Significance of Georg Simmel's Structural Theories for Organizational Behavior ; 14. Schumpeter and the Organization of Entrepreneurship ; 15. Norbert Elias's Impact on Organization Studies ; PART III: AMERICAN PERSPECTIVES ; 16. Thorstein Veblen and the Organization of the Capitalist Economy ; 17. The Sociology of Race: The Contributions of W. E. B. Du Bois ; 18. Organizations and the Chicago School ; 19. After James on Identity ; 20. Reading Dewey: Some Implications for the Study of Routine ; 21. Mary Parker Follett and Pragmatist Organization ; 22. Peopling Organizations: The Promise of Classic Symbolic Interactionism for an Inhabited Institutionalism ; 23. John R. Commons: Back to the Future of Organization Studies ; 24. The Problem of the Corporation: Liberalism and the Large Organization ; 25. Bureaucratic Theory and Intellectual Renewal in Contemporary Organization Studies ; 26. The Columbia School and the Study of Organizations: Why Organizations Have Lives of Their Own ; 27. Parsons as an Organization Theorist ; PART IV: AFTERWORD ; 28. Afterword: Sociological Classics and the Canon in the Study of Organizations
Responsibility: ed. by Paul S. Adler.
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provides excellent supplemental reading to original works of Karl Marx, Max Weber, Thorstein Veblen, and other notables within this field of research. Summing up: Recommended. L. L. Hansen, Read more...

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