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Author Burns, Tom R.

Title The shaping of social organization : social rule system theory with applications / by Tom R. Burns and Helena Flam with Reinier de Man ... [and others]
Published London ; Beverly Hills : Sage Publications, 1987


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Description xiii, 432 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series SCASSS series
SCASSS (Series)
Contents Machine derived contents note: Actors, Social Action, and Systems - PART ONE: SOCIAL RULE SYSTEM THEORY -- Social Rule System Theory -- The Organization of Social Action and Social Forms -- Actors, Rule Systems, and Social Structure -- Rule Systems, Organization of Society, and Social Power -- Consensus and Conflict in Social Life -- Grammers of Social Institutions and the Structuring of Spheres of Social Action -- The Structuration of Markets and Other Distributional Regimes - PART TWO: MARKETS AND COLLECTIVE BARGAINING SYSTEMS -- Market Organization and Performance Properties -- Collective Bargaining Regimes and Their Transformation -- Multiple Rule Systems; Formal and Informal Social Organization - PART THREE: BUREAUCRACY AND FORMAL ORGANIZATIONS -- Local Public Administration as an Arena of Conflicting Rule Systems -- Hydro-Power Administration in a Changing World -- Industrialism, Environmentalism, and Center-Periphery Struggle in Norway -- Technology and Technique, Social Action, and Rule Systems - PART FOUR: EXPERTISE, TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIAL ORGANIZATION -- A Modern Oracle and Politics -- Studies in Energy Forecasting -- Science and Practical Action -- The Study of Competing Logics -- Conclusion -- Principles of Social Organization in the Structuration of Modern Western Societies
Analysis Social systems
Notes "Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study in the Social Sciences"--P. ii
Includes index
Thesis (M.Ed.)-Flinders Univ. of S.A., 1982
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 416-424
Subject Social institutions.
Social structure.
Social systems.
System theory.
Genre/Form Drama.
Author Flam, Helena.
Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study in the Social Sciences.
LC no. 87060846
ISBN 0803980272