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The new institutionalism in sociology

Author: Mary C Brinton
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Univ. Press, 20[09]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Repr.]View all editions and formats

This volume integrates two increasingly visible streams of research-economic sociology and new institutional economics-to better understand how ties among individuals and groups facilitate economic  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary C Brinton
ISBN: 0804742766 9780804742764
OCLC Number: 610142696
Description: XIX, 332 Seiten
Contents: Foreword Robert K. Kerton Introduction 1. Sources of the new institutionalism Victor Nee Part I. Institutions and Social Norms: 2. Embeddedness and beyond: institutions, exchange and social structure Victor Nee and Paul Ingram 3. Of coase and cattle: dispute resolution among neighbors in Shasta County Robert C. Ellickson 4. Cultural beliefs and the organization of society: a historical and theoretical reflection on collectivist and individualist societies Avner Greif 5. Conflict over changing social norms: bargaining, ideology, and enforcement Jack Knight and Jean Ensminger 6. Embeddedness and immigration: notes on the social determinants of economic action Alejandro Portes and Julia Sensenbrenner Part II. Institutional Embeddedness in Capitalist Economies: 7. The organization of economies Gary G. Hamilton and Robert Feenstra 8. Institutional embeddedness in Japanese labor markets Mary C. Brinton and Takehiko Kariya 9. Winner-take-all markets and wage discrimination Robert H. Frank 10. Institutions and the labor market Bruce Western Part III. Institutional Change and Economic Performance: 11. Economic performance through time Douglass C. North 12. changing the rules interests, organizations, and institutional change in the US hospitality Paul Ingram 13. The importance of the local: rural institutions and economic change in preindustrial England Rosemary L. Hopcroft 14. Outline of an institutionalist theory of inequality: the case of socialist and postcommunist Eastern Europe Ivan Szelenyi and Eric Kostello Index.
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"This admirable book makes a strong contribution to institutional theory . . . and is a model for interdisciplinary exchange and cross-fertilization." -- <I>Sociological Research Online Read more...

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