Kirdina, Svetlana and Sandstrom, Gregory (2010): Institutional matrices theory as a framework for both western and non-western people to understand the global village”.
Download (200Kb) | Preview
Neither criticising Western social theory nor constructing an alternative kind of social theory is currently being thought of as a creative and fruitful method for social theorizing around the world today. The development of a new theoretical framework for understanding and explaining social origins and processes, both in Western and non-Western countries is therefore a relevant challenge for human-social sciences. It is also a real contribution to confront the limits of the dominant Western-based social theories on the current global academic stage. The objective of this paper is to present such a new theoretical framework: Institutional Matrices Theory (IMT), or X- & Y-Theory (Kirdina, 2001, 2003, etc.), which attempts to answer this challenge.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Institutional matrices theory as a framework for both western and non-western people to understand the global village”|
|Keywords:||institutional matrices theory; comprative sociology; X- and Y-theory; social theory|
|Subjects:||Z - Other Special Topics > Z1 - Cultural Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology
B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B5 - Current Heterodox Approaches > B52 - Institutional; Evolutionary
P - Economic Systems > P5 - Comparative Economic Systems > P51 - Comparative Analysis of Economic Systems
B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B4 - Economic Methodology > B41 - Economic Methodology
B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B1 - History of Economic Thought through 1925 > B15 - Historical; Institutional; Evolutionary
|Depositing User:||Svetlana G. Kirdina|
|Date Deposited:||07. Aug 2010 21:27|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 02:46|
Arjomand S.A. (2004). The Changing Role of the Social Sciences. An Action-Theoretical Perspective. Symposium of Social Theory. Preface. / International Sociology, 2004, № 3, p. 299.
Bessonova O., Kirdina S., O'Sullivan R. (1996). Market Experiment in the Housing Economy of Russia. Novosibirsk.
Ha-Joon Chang (2002). Kicking Away the Ladder: Development Strategy in Historical Perspective. London: Anthem Press.
Kirdina S.G (2001). Institutional Matrices and Russia Development. 2-d ed. Novosibirsk, 2001. In Russian. Summary in English http://kirdina.ru/public/summary/index.shtml
Kirdina S. (2003). Institutional Matrices and Development of Russia. Proceedings of Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences, June 12 - 15, 2003. (http://www.hicsocial.org/Social2003Proceedings/Svetlana%20Kirdina.pdf).
Kirdina S. Fundamental Difference in the Transformation Process between Russia and East European Countries // Berliner Osteuropa Info, № 16/2001.
Liebenstein, H. (1996). Allocative Efficiency vs. X-Efficiency, American Economic Review, 1966, Vol. 56, № 3. June. P. 392-415.
Leibenstein H. (1978). General X-efficiency theory and economic development. N.Y. etc: Oxford Univ. Press.
Marx K. Capital, Vol. 2, Chapter 20, section 10.
North , D.C. (1993). Five Prepositions about institutional change. Washington University, St. Louis. http://184.108.40.206/eps/eh/papers/9309/9309001.pdf
Polanyi K. (1977). The Livelihood of Man. N.Y. Academic Press, Inc.