Theoretical Principles of Sociology, Volume 3 Mesodynamics /

The meso-level realm of social reality is structured by corporate and categoric units, along with their respective cultures. Unlike the macro and micro realms of social reality, the meso-level does not reveal its own unique forces. Rather, the dynamics of meso-structures and cultures are driven by m...

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Main Author: Turner, Jonathan H.
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Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: New York, NY : Springer New York : 2012.
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Online Access: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6221-8
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505 0 |a Acknowledgements -- Preface -- Chapter 1. The Meso-level Realm of Social Reality -- Chapter 2. Macrodynamic Environments of the Meso Realm -- Chapter 3. Micro Environments of the Meso Realm -- Chapter 4. The Dynamics of Categoric Units -- Chapter 5. The Dynamics of Groups -- Chapter 6. The Dynamics of Organizations -- Chapter 7. The Dynamics of Communities -- Chapter 8. Meso-Level Social Change -- Chapter 9. Principles of Mesodynamics -- References. 
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