In the second half of the twentieth century, a number of researchers have conceptualized modern society as a social system composed of differenti- ated yet interrelated institutional spheres. Commonly identified institu- tional spheres are the family, religion, the economy, the polity or state, medicine or health care, religion, law, and education. The institutional perspective has sometimes been linked to a structural-functional frame- work; it has often been asserted that institutions must be understood as parts of a ...

Change in Societal Institutions 2011, Springer-Verlag New York Inc., New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781461278986


Change in Societal Institutions 1990, Springer, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780306435416

1990 edition