Power Elites in Organizations

Power Elites in Organizations

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Power Elites in Organizations by SAGE Publications

These essays comprise recent theory and research on the role of elites within society. Four empirical studies consider power structures within organizations - corporations, government agencies and private social service agencies. The ways in which private organizations and their leaders relate to government are explored and theoretical essays on the role of elites from different perspectives are presented.

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ISBN-13: 9780803926813
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 02/01/1987
Series: SAGE Focus Editions Series , #82
Pages: 294
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: INSIDE THE ORGANIZATION
The Velvet Ghetto - Beth W Ghiloni
Women, Power and the Corporation
Minorities and Women of the Corporation - Richard L Zweigenhaft
Will They Attain Seats of Power?
Women in the Old-Boy Network - Gwen Moore
The Case of New York State Government
Elite Domination in Private Social Agencies - Susan A Ostrander
How It Happens and How It Is Challenged
PART TWO: PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS AND GOVERNMENT
Elite Cohesion in Dahl's New Haven - Scott M Soloway
Three Centuries of the Private School
Elite Organization and the Growth Machine - Ann O'M Bowman
The Nonprofit Development Corporation
Who Runs Louisiana? Institutions and Leaders at the State Level - Donn M Kurtz II
The Limits of Power and Commitment - Elizabeth L Useem
Corporate Elites and Education in the 1980s
Organizing Power for Policy Planning - Thomas R Dye
The View from the Brookings Institution
Where Do Government Experts Come From? The CEA and the Policy-Planning Network - G William Domhoff
PART THREE: ORGANIZATIONS AND POWER THEORY
Why Do Corporations Stick Together? An Interorganizational Theory of Class Cohesion - Mark S Mizruchi
Invitation to Elite Theory - Michael G Burton and John Higley
The Basic Contentions Reconsidered
Elite Distemper Versus the Promise of Democracy - Clarence N Stone

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