This interdisciplinary reader provides a distinctive introduction to the way social, political and economic life is coordinated. It brings together three quite different models of coordination - markets, hierarchies and networks - and places them into a comparative framework, presenting a comprehensive and insightful overview of social coordination. The articles dealing with each model explore the characteristics of that coordinating mechanism, outlining key theoretical issues and drawing on various empirical examples. The final section shows how these models can be compared and contrasted. It also assesses the respective strengths, weaknesses and limitations of each model.
Markets, Hierarchies and Networks is a set
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Grahame Thompson is Professor of Political Economy at The Open University
CONTRIBUTORS ARE ALL AT THE OPEN UNIVERSITY EXCEPT:
Susan Baker Cardiff University
Chris Dent University of Lincoln and Humberside
John Grahl University of North London
Valerio Lintner London Guildhall University
Mike Moran University of Manchester
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Book Description SAGE Publications Ltd, 1991. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP94613536
Book Description SAGE Publications Ltd, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Bookseller Inventory # GD-264-49-6620806