TITLE

Institutions and Time: Problems of Conceptualization and Explanation

AUTHOR(S)
Peters, B. Guy; Pierre, Jon
PUB. DATE
October 1998
SOURCE
Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory;Oct98, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p565
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at several aspects of the topic of the new institutionalism and the interest of social science in this topic. The structure-agency problem in the discussion of institutional theory; Discussion of several approaches to the new institutionalism; The shaping and constraint of behavior by institutions; Comments on the supposition that there is a relative permanence and inflexibility in institutions; James March and Johan P. Olsen and normative institutional theory.
ACCESSION #
1200762

 

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