Capitalist Diversity and Change: Recombinant Governance and Institutional Entrepreneurs / Edition 1

Capitalist Diversity and Change: Recombinant Governance and Institutional Entrepreneurs / Edition 1

by Colin Crouch
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199286655

ISBN-13: 9780199286652

Pub. Date: 12/08/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Over the last decade the neo-institutionalist literature on comparative capitalism has developed into an influential body of work. In this book, Colin Crouch assesses this literature, and proposes a major re-orientation of the field. Crouch critiques many aspects of this work and finds a way of modelling how creative actors trying to achieve change - institutional…  See more details below

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Over the last decade the neo-institutionalist literature on comparative capitalism has developed into an influential body of work. In this book, Colin Crouch assesses this literature, and proposes a major re-orientation of the field. Crouch critiques many aspects of this work and finds a way of modelling how creative actors trying to achieve change - institutional entrepreneurs - tackle these constraints.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199286652
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
12/08/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1Neo-institutional analysis and comparative capitalism1
2Typologies of capitalism25
3Wahlverwandschaft, complementarity, and the theoretical utility of institutional untidiness46
4Innovation and path dependence74
5A strategy for the analysis of economic governance101
6Recombinant governance mechanisms129
7Conclusions : a reformed neo-institutionalist research programme151

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