structuration


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structuration

(ˌstrʌktʃəˈreɪʃən)
n
the act of giving structure to something
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It can be argued that there are two central sociological "truths" that define structuration theory: the structures and institutions of society provide a context and formula for human social practices; social structures and systems are constructed, maintained, and altered through the social practices of individual members across time and geographic space (Giddens, 1984, 1987).
Communicating gender agency and structuration in the organizing of the Spiritual Baptist Church in Barbados, Omowale Tanimu Elson, Howard University
We applied Giddens' (1979, 1984) structuration theory to investigate the US investment banking industry and found support for the notion that industry network structure impacts the strategic actions of the firms embedded in it, and that the status hierarchy component of the industry structure is reproduced by the dyad-level interactions of firms in this industry.
Research hypotheses were developed from the perspective of structuration theory.
His attempts to move beyond the agency/structure dichotomy by utilizing Giddens' theory of structuration which rejects both structural determinism and voluntarism (p.
Process structuration (Giddens, 1979, 1984; Poole, Seibold, & McPhee, 1985) provides a theoretical framework by which we can understand group processes and outcomes.
He argues that Gidden's work provides an analytic purchase on this constitution of psychiatric discourse through classification and maintains that the concept of structuration will also provide a useful tool for understanding the development and change of library classification systems.
An attempt is also made to further the theoretical debate by suggesting how Giddens's theory of structuration could fruitfully be extended to provide an appropriate theoretical context for the analysis of rights in the sentencing process.
For Cash, conflict in the north of Ireland has to do with the politics of identity, the formation and perpetuation of ideology, and (as he puts it) the "unconscious rules of structuration of a particular ideological formation" (p.
La Caisse des depots et consignations, la Bpifrance (Banque Publique d'Investissement) et l'Agence francaise de developpement (AFD) ont signe, mercredi, a Tunis, une convention marquant le demarrage de l'elaboration de la premiere phase de l'etude de mise en place et de la structuration du Fonds des fonds, destine au financement et a l'accompagnement des startups.
Outre le partenariat public-prive, le lancement du PAI et la structuration des ecosystemes ont egalement contribue a la progression continue du secteur automobile, a-t-il releve, ajoutant que depuis le lancement du PAI, 70 projets d'investissement de creation ou d'extension d'unites existantes ont ete lances, 60.
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