Knowledge and Institutions

by Johannes Glückler, Roy Suddaby, Regina Lenz

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Book Description

This book bridges the disciplinary boundaries within the social sciences to explore the role of social institutions in shaping geographical contexts, and in creating new knowledge. It includes theorizations as well as original empirical case studies on the emergence, maintenance and change of institutions as well as on their constraining and enabling effects on innovation, entrepreneurship, art and cultural heritage, often at regional scales across Europe and North America. Rooted in the disciplines of management and organization studies, sociology, geography, political science, and economics the contributors all take comprehensive approaches to carve out the specific contextuality of institutions as well as their impact on societal outcomes. Not only does this book offer detailed insights into current debates in institutional theory, it also provides background for scholars, students, and professionals at the intersection between regional development, policy-making, and regulation.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Knowledge and Institutions ebook for free in PDF format (6.1 MB).

Book Details

Subject
Sociology and Social Sciences
Publisher
Springer
Published
2018
Pages
309
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783319753270
ISBN10
3319753274
ISBN13 Digital
9783319753287
ISBN10 Digital
3319753282
PDF Size
6.1 MB
License
CC BY

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