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Institutional Theories and Public Institutions


  • Jean-Claude Thoenig

    () (DRM - Dauphine Recherches en Management - Université Paris-Dauphine - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)


This chapter covers the evolution of institutional theory and its application to public adminsitrations in the last 20 years. It discusses the various streams, their reseach agendas and their contributions, but also their limits to add value to knowledge.

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  • Jean-Claude Thoenig, 2011. "Institutional Theories and Public Institutions," Post-Print halshs-00638348, HAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:halshs-00638348
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    1. repec:dau:papers:123456789/995 is not listed on IDEAS
    2. Jean-Claude Thoenig, 2005. "Territorial administration and political control. Decentralization in France," Post-Print halshs-00139986, HAL.
    3. Jean-Claude Thoenig, 2011. "Territorial Administration and Political Control," Post-Print halshs-00638304, HAL.
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    new institutionalism; co-constructed local orders; New institutional theories: historical; sociological; new institutionalism; co-constructed local orders.;

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