Explaining Institutional Change: Ambiguity, Agency, and Power

Explaining Institutional Change: Ambiguity, Agency, and Power

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by James Mahoney, Kathleen Thelen
     
 

The essays in this book contribute to emerging debates in political science and sociology on institutional change, providing a theoretical framework and empirical applications.See more details below

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The essays in this book contribute to emerging debates in political science and sociology on institutional change, providing a theoretical framework and empirical applications.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521118835
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/30/2009
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. A theory of gradual institutional change James Mahoney and Kathleen Thelen; 2. Infiltrating the state: the evolution of health care reforms in Brazil, 1964–88 Tulia G. Falleti; 3. The contradictory potential of institutions: the rise and decline of land documentation in Kenya Ato Kwamena Onoma; 4. Policymaking as political constraint: institutional development in the US social security program Alan M. Jacobs; 5. Altering authoritarianism: institutional complexity and autocratic agency in Indonesia Dan Slater; 6. Rethinking rules: creativity and constraint in the house of representatives Adam Sheingate; 7. Historical institutionalism in rationalist and sociological perspective Peter A. Hall.

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