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With an eye towards understanding recent developments in legal analysis, paper discusses institutionalist approaches to economic matters (in Portuguese)

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A few months ago, Hugo Pena and Marcio Valadares published a paper titled “Contemporary legal instances in the institutionalist literature on development” (available in Portuguese only – link  606 more words

Someone Swindled the Ladder To The Top

College is a place for rose colored glasses. Everyone walks around with a mug full of coffee, a heart full of stress, and head full of hope. 220 more words


Vital Forces and Lone Entities : Stills

Following my investigations and social experiments in first term, I noted that participants in the large-scale installations took a lot of encouraging, where as people willingly would walk into my studio and play with the piece… 211 more words

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What is social entropy?

By Enrique Lescure

What is it?

I’ve been asked multiple times today what social entropy is. I admit that I have coined the term, and now I will try to briefly explain what I mean with it. 484 more words


Tonight's TV3 programme to focus on Moorehall Lodge

A programme focusing on the staff, residents and families at Moorehall Lodge in Ardee will air on TV3 at 9pm tonight.

‘Home from Home’ is a one hour documentary which will show how Moorehall has broken away from traditional nursing home care and abolished any signs of institutionalism such as drug trollies, name tags and staff uniforms. 48 more words


No political economy in the future of organizational sociology?

In this closing essay of a virtual panel on The Future of Organizational Sociology I want to suggest a direction that was only briefly hinted at in two of the preceding 13 essays: More engagement with political economy. 1,385 more words


Why before how: “Distinctive and indispensable” beats “sophisticated but superfluous”

Organizational sociology, I would argue, has become increasingly sophisticated over the years; but it has done so in ways that make it less interesting to non-organizational sociologists and, hence, less able to survive outside the hothouse microclimate of a self-styled organizational studies program. 1,457 more words