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Change and Stability in Strategic Action Fields

Neil Fligstein and Doug McAdam

in A Theory of Fields

Published in print July 2012 | ISBN: 9780199859948
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199951178 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859948.003.0004
Change and Stability in Strategic Action Fields

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This chapter systematically explores the topic of stability and change in strategic action fields. The discussion covers current debates on the nature of social change in strategic action fields, the emergence of strategic action fields, the reproduction of fields, stability and crisis in strategic action fields, reestablishing field stability, and the relationship between social skill and the state of the strategic action field.

Keywords: stability; change; strategic action fields; social change; field stability; social skill

Chapter.  15165 words. 

Subjects: Social Theory

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