Social Structure and Organizations Revisited (Research in the Sociology of Organizations) (Research in the Sociology of Organizations) (Research in the Sociology of Organizations)
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:7/1/2002 - JAI Press
Hardbound. Social Structure and Organizations Revisited brings together original empirical research and thematic commentaries by recognized scholars in the service of charting out new research directions for politically-inflected studies of organizational and institutional change. The chapters give practical voice to the theoretical questions and research designs of an emerging agenda for organization theory that engages questions about broader social structure and organizations with new theory in cultural analysis, stratification, and entrepreneurship. The cases include historical studies of the evolution of the fire insurance industry in the nineteenth century, studies of the organizational vitality of contemporary evangelical Protestantism, the emergence of gay and lesbian identity organizations, challenges in the institutional structuring of the mutual fund industry the post-Soviet Russia, stratification and status organizing processes in ent