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Social theory for a changing society

Author: Pierre Bourdieu; James S Coleman
Publisher: Boulder : Westview Press ; New York : Russell Sage Foundation, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines recent changes in technology and social organization and shows how social theory can inform the construction of social organization and help provide avenues of future social development.

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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
Kongress
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Bourdieu; James S Coleman
ISBN: 0813311934 9780813311937 0813311942 9780813311944
OCLC Number: 23384053
Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
Description: vii, 389 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Prologue : constructed social organization / James S. Coleman. Comments / Michael Hechter, Susan P. Shapiro --
Moebius-strip organizations and open labor markets : some consequences of the reintegration of conception and execution in a volatile economy / Charles Sabel. Comments / Richard Biernacki, David Stark --
The future of bureaucracy and hierarchy in organizational theory : a report from the field / Rosabeth Moss Kanter. Comments / Peter Hedström, Edward O. Laumann --
Indirect relationships and imagined communities : large-scale social integration and the transformation of everyday life / Craig Calhoun. Comments / Gudmund Hernes, Edward Shils --
Social structure, institutions, and cultural goods : the case of the United States / Paul DiMaggio. Comments / Wendy Griswold, Richard A. Peterson. The new and the old in religion / Thomas Luckmann. Comments / Andrew Greeley, Seymour Martin Lipset --
Families, childrearing, and education : opening remarks / Charles E. Bidwell --
Institutions and human capital development / Mary C. Brinton --
Individuals, institutions, and academic achievement / James W. Stigler --
On the individualistic theory of social order / Alessandro Pizzorno. Comments / Rogers Brubaker, Donald N. Levine --
Discretion, institutions, and the problem of government commitment / Kenneth A. Shepsle. Comments / Russell Hardin --
Law without accidents / Kim Lane Scheppele. Comments / Jack Goldstone, Michael Hechter --
Bounded states in a global market : the uses of international labor migrations / Aristide R. Zolberg. Comments / Charles C. Ragin, George Steinmetz --
Intellectuals and domination in post-Communist societies / George Konrad and Ivan Szelenyi. Comments / Seymour Martin Lipset, Klemens Szaniawski. Epilogue : on the possibility of a field of world sociology / Pierre Bourdieu.
Responsibility: edited by Pierre Bourdieu and James S. Coleman.

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