The application of the theory of actor-system dynamics to conflict, social power, and institutional innovation in economic life
Actor-systems dynamics is an innovative, multidisciplinary methodology for investigating and analyzing social struggles over economic resources and the related interplay between economic and socio-political institutions and processes. The authors, sociologists and economists, offer a systemic...
To Be Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge
Decades after his death, the figure of Erving Goffman (1922-82) continues to fascinate. Perhaps the best-known sociologist of the second half of the twentieth century, Goffman was an unquestionably significant thinker whose reputation extended well beyond his parent discipline.A host of concepts...
Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge
Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have...
Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge
This book documents the wide range of published guidelines for the diagnosis, investigation and treatment of mental disorders affecting older people. Focusing on aspects essential for the clinician, this comprehensive and practical book is invaluable to all those involved in the treatment,...
Published August 27th 2003 by CRC Press