The Oxford Handbook of Sociology, Social Theory, and Organization Studies: Contemporary Currents by Paul S. AdlerThe Oxford Handbook of Sociology, Social Theory, and Organization Studies: Contemporary Currents by Paul S. Adler

The Oxford Handbook of Sociology, Social Theory, and Organization Studies: Contemporary Currents

EditorPaul S. Adler, Paul Du Gay, Glenn Morgan

Paperback | June 25, 2016

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Sociology and social theory has always been a major source of new perspectives for organization studies. Access to a series of authoritative accounts of theorists and research themes in sociology and social theory which have influenced developments in organization studies is essential forthose wishing to deepen and extend their knowledge of the intersection of sociology and organization studies. This goal is achieved by drawing on a group of internationally renowned scholars committed in their own work to strengthening these links and asking them to provide critical accounts ofparticular theorists and research themes which have straddled this divide. This volume aims to strengthen ties between organization studies and contemporary sociological work at a time when there are increasing institutional barriers to such cooperation, potentially generating a myopia that constricts new developments. Used in conjunction with its companion volume, TheOxford Handbook of Sociology and Organization Studies: Classical foundations, the reader is provided with a comprehensive account of the productive and critical interaction between sociology and organization studies over many decades. Highly international in scope, theorists and themes are drawn from both the USA and Europe in equal measure. Similarly the authors of the chapters are drawn from both sides of the Atlantic. The result is a series of chapters on individuals and key research themes and debates which will providefaculty and post graduate researchers with appreciative, authoritative and critical accounts that can be drawn on to design courses or provided guided reading to the field
Paul S. Adler is Harold Quinton Chair of Business Policy and Professor of Management and Organization at the Marshall School Business at the University of South California. Paul du Gay is Globaliseringsprofessor and Academic Director of the Public-Private Platform at Copenhagen Business School. Glenn Morgan is Professor of Internationa...
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Title:The Oxford Handbook of Sociology, Social Theory, and Organization Studies: Contemporary CurrentsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:816 pagesPublished:June 25, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Paul Adler, Paul du Gay, Glenn Morgan, and Mike Reed: Introduction: Sociology, Social Theory and Organization Studies, continuing entanglementsEuropean Influences: French and German Sociology and Social Theory2. Andrea Mennicken and Peter Miller: Michel Foucault and the Administering of Lives3. Barbara Townley: Bourdieu and organizational theory: A ghostly apparition?4. Alan Scott and Pier Paolo Pasqualino: The Making of a Paradigm: Exploring the Potential of the Economy of Convention and Pragmatic Sociology of Critique5. Barbara Czarniawska: Bruno Latour: An Accidental Organization Theorist6. Franck Cochoy: A Theory of 'Agencing': on Michel Callon's Contribution to Organizational Knowledge and Practice7. David Seidl and Hannah Mormann: Niklas Luhmann as Organization Theorist8. Andreas Rasche and Andreas Georg Scherer: Jurgen Habermas and Organization Studies - Contributions and Future Prospects9. Steve Fleetwood: Bhaskar and Critical Realism10. Glenn Morgan and Peer Hull Kristensen: The Comparative Analysis of Capitalism and the Study of OrganizationsAnglo-American Influences: American and British Sociology and Social Theory11. Edward Barratt: C. Wright Mills and the Theorists of Power12. Peter K. Manning: Organizational Analysis: Goffman and Dramaturgy13. Nick Llewellyn: Garfinkel and Ethnomethodology14. Peter Abell: Rational Choice Theory and the Analysis of Organizations15. Mitchel Y. Abolafia, Jennifer E. Dodge, and Stephen K. Jackson: Clifford Geertz and the Interpretation of Organizations16. Michael Power: Risk, Social Theories and Organizations17. Stephen Smith: Arlie Hochschild, Emotion And Affect18. Timothy R. Kuhn and Linda L. Putnam: Discourse and Communication19. Richard Marens: The Second Time Farce: Business School Ethicists and the Emergence of Bastard Rawlsianism20. Nicolai J. Foss and Peter G. Klein: Hayek and Organizational Studies21. Klaus Weber and Brayden King: Social Movement Theory and Organization Studies22. Liz McFall and Jose Ossandon: What's new in the 'new, new economic sociology' and should Organization Studies care?23. Edward Granter: Critical Theory and Organization Studies24. Stephen Ackroyd: British Industrial Sociology and Organization Studies: A Distinctive Contribution25. Alistair Mutch: Anthony Giddens and Structuration Theory26. Marta B. Calas and Linda Smircich: Engendering the Organizational: Feminist Theorizing and Organization Studies27. Raza Mir and Ali Mir: Organizational Studies and the Subjects of Imperialism28. Gibson Burrell and Karen Dale: Space and Organization StudiesOrganizing Social Worlds: Sociology, Organization Studies and the 'social'29. Andre Spicer: Organization Studies, Sociology and the Quest for a Public Organization Theory30. Paul du Gay and Signe Vikkelso: What Makes Organization? Organizational Theory as a 'Practical Science'